Works Gourmet Burger Bistro

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The National Post Loves Our EH-mazing Canadian menu

Thursday, 1 Jun 2017
The WORKS Gourmet Burger is celebrating Canada's 150th with "EH-mazing" new burger creations -- The Canadian-based gourmet burger icon is featuring new items made by Canadians…for Canadians. Click for more Canadiana

The WORKS Adds Nutella to the Baconism Menu

Thursday, 20 Apr 2017
Food-service franchise system The Works Gourmet Burger Bistro has launched its Hella Good ‘Tella burger as part of its new Baconism menu. For More Nutella Action..

The WORKS Launches Nutella Burger!

Wednesday, 12 Apr 2017
The burger company that developed the Reese PBC has done it again with another innovative burger Click for Nutella!

We Made Canadian Living's List of Top Ten Burgers In Canada!!

Friday, 24 Mar 2017
Canadian Living asked their online community to share their fave burger joint, and our fans chimed in with their burger love!! Check Out The List!

Roald Dahl would Approve This Menu

Wednesday, 8 Mar 2017
Works appeals to children of all ages with its sense of humour. Drinks are served in Pyrex measuring cups. Toilets are called “the dumping zone.” And, for now, the Oakville-based chain is serving a Trump Joke Burger “with a wall of fries.” Read more

Sweet Dreams Are Made of Cheese at The WORKS

Monday, 23 Jan 2017
The WORKS Gourmet Burger Bistro is excited to introduce three, new limited time only burgers. As if 50 gourmet burgers, 11 different kinds of cheese, 8 different kinds of ice-cold beer and hand-made shakes weren't enough, The WORKS continues to be the innovation leaders, this time by making their guests' Cheese Dreams come true. Sweet Dreams Begin Here

The WORKS Port Credit Is A Hidden Gem!

Monday, 19 Dec 2016
The WORKS Gourmet Burger Bistro's mission is to make the world's best burger, and I would say that they are definitely on their way! Located in the heart of Port Credit, they have burgers to suite everyone's tastes including gluten free burgers. Their milkshakes are world-famous and delicious. The WORKS Port Credit

We're Moving to Cage-Free Eggs!

Wednesday, 28 Sep 2016
The WORKS Gourmet Burger Bistro is proud to commit to serving cage-free eggs at all WORKS locations by 2025. We believe that the transition to 100% cage-free eggs is the right thing to do for our guests and animal welfare. Read more

The WORKS Takes A World Burger Tour

Monday, 11 Jul 2016
Head to the WORKS to experience a world of burger flavours! Take The World Tour

The WORKS Believes in Bacon

Tuesday, 12 Apr 2016
Our new Baconism III menu means serious business...Burger Business Click for more bacon

Taking A Bite Out Of Hunger

Sunday, 3 Apr 2016
Join us today for our 15th Anniversary and help us give back to YOUR local food bank Click to help hunger


Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016
Check out our Patty Like A Rockstar feature in Foodservice & Hospitality Magazine Click for more info

The WORKS Launches Rockstar Burgers

Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016
The WORKS launches a new menu with a Shrimp and Beef Patty on their Surf N Turf and the Hazed and Confused with a Bacon and Beef Patty! Read more

Canadian Chain Launches Shrimp-Beef Burger Combo

Tuesday, 19 Jan 2016
Apparently seasonal menus are dead, but we didn't get the memo! Patty Like A Rockstar
Check out our very own Chef Shane and the reese PBC on Good Morning America in Washington!

Taste Test Tuesday on Good Morning America

Tuesday, 15 Dec 2015
Check out our very own Chef Shane and the reese PBC on Good Morning America in Washington! Watch the awesome!

Trudeau Burger Created By Canadian Chain

Wednesday, 2 Dec 2015
We're celebrating our new Prime Minister the only way we know how...with a burger! Read if you love Canada

It's National Chocolate Day! Here's A Burger With Reese's In It

Wednesday, 28 Oct 2015
Celebrate National Chocolate day with burgers? Hell yes! If You Have Good Taste

Seth Meyers says...

Wednesday, 28 Oct 2015
"If you could have one burger before you die..." Prepare to laugh...

This Reese's Peanut Butter Cup-Stuffed Burger Is Dinner and Dessert in One

Tuesday, 27 Oct 2015
US Weekly has nothing but nice things to say in their feature on our reese PBC For more burger love...

It's About Time You Get Stuff'd

Tuesday, 27 Oct 2015
Watch our video to learn all about our tasty Get Stuff'd burgs! Watch Now!

Heart-stopping? Canadian restaurant chain debuts Reese's Peanut Butter Cups-stuffed burger

Tuesday, 27 Oct 2015
Our Reese PBC burger creation is making headlines...big USA Today! Read More...

The 10 Weirdest Burger Toppings In Toronto

Wednesday, 12 Aug 2015
We don't mind being called weird one little bit...especially when it comes to crazy burger toppings! More weird here...

Infographics of Awesome Toronto Burgers

Monday, 10 Aug 2015
Toronto is Awesome...and so are our burgers! More Awesomeness Here

The WORKS Celebrates Burger Brewbecue

Sunday, 26 Jul 2015
Our new Burger Brewbecue menu is making news...check out the shout-out on Foodservice & Hospitality! Click for Beer & Burgs...

"Patty Like A Rockstar" Is Serious Burger Business

Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015
Burger Business is talking about "Patty Like A Rockstar" Click for Rockstar Status

The Nacho Libre is a guest on the Marilyn Denis Show!

Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015
Host of Food Network's 'Eat St', James Cunningham, shares some of the most outrageous munchies out there, including our very own fully-loaded nacho-topped burger! To hear a crunchy burg...

Yet Another Blogger Loves Our Baconism II Menu

Monday, 16 Mar 2015
Blogger Heartless girl just so happens to heart bacon... Click For Tons of Bacon

Strategy Magazine: Bringing Home The Bacon

Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015
Oakville, ON-based gourmet burger restaurant The Works (which is best known for its odd array of toppings, such as mac and cheese or pineapple and purple beets) has launched a five-week campaign around three new limited edition bacon-centric burgers, after last year’s “Baconism” promotion proved the most successful limited time offering of the company’s history, despite being promoted in-store only. Read more

Burger Business - Cheesy Chicken, Southern Charm, Hot Magma and More

Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014
Canada’s The Works Gourmet Burger Bistro chain already boasts 50 burger choices but it has found room to stuff in three more Read more

The WORKS voted best Gluten-Free restaurant by

Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014
Article: If you’re looking for a fancy burger, then find The Works Gourmet Burger Bistro at one of its three Toronto locations. 100% Canadian Beef, flame grilled and offering 70 different burger combinations, fries, salads and more, you’ll never get bored! All patties are gluten-free and they offer special buns as well as a massive assortment of toppings. Hand-scooped milkshakes will top off your meal and give you that throwback diner vibe. Read more

The WORKS served up burgs @ #FoodAidDay & helped raise over $134,000 for the OFB!

Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014
The WORKS cooked up 1,600 burgers at City Hall and Agriculture Canada in support of The Ottawa Food Bank for the annual #FoodAidDay event. In total we helped to raise over $134,000 this year, all of which will be spent on local beef and provided to over 50,000 people in need! We're a proud partner of The Ottawa Food Bank and happy to be part of such a great event! Read more

The WORKS won the Canadian Technomic Full Service restaurant award for Craveability!

Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014
Congratulations to The WORKS for their big WIN @ The Canadian Technomic awards! We WON full Service restaurant award for Craveability! Read more

Ottawa Citizen Article: How the winners of Ottawa's Lotto Max lottery could spend $32 million

Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014
They could buy 6,400 burgers — really good burgers: The “FleurBurger 5000” made in Las Vegas is one of the most decadent burgers in the world and it comes with a hefty $5,000 price tag. The burger is made from Kobe beef and comes adorned with foie gras, black truffles on a brioche bun and is served with a bottle of Petrus. If you wanted to be more frugal, you could buy every item on the menu at The Works or Hintonburger. Read more

Get Elk'd @ The WORKS in support of The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation!

Friday, 30 May 2014
From April 21 - July 13th, 2014 $0.50 from every Elk burger sold will go towards The Canadian Breast Cancer foundation. Plus if you post a "Elk Selfie" on our Facebook or Twitter pages you will get entered to WIN FREE BURGERS FOR A YEAR or a 1-year gym membership! Read more

The WORKS "Secret Menu" on CTV Ottawa

Thursday, 27 Mar 2014
Check out The WORKS "secret menu" featured on CTV Ottawa. Read more

The WORKS is starting strong in 2014

Thursday, 23 Jan 2014
Burger Business Article:Canadian chain The Works has introduced a new philosophy disguised as a menu promotion: Baconism. Tenets of the philosophy include a new Bacon Me Crazy Burger with two strips of deep-fried bacon and creamy bacon mayo toped with lettuce, tomatoes, Jack cheese, red onion and dill pickle slices. The Chicks Dig Bacon is a chicken breast wrapped in four smoked-bacon slices, dusted with Cajun flour and deep fried. It’s topped with lettuce, Havarti cheese and a fried onion ring. Read more

The WORKS launches a NEW menu across Canada!

Monday, 18 Nov 2013
Gotta love that new menu smell. Come on in and check out our new menu at any WORKS restaurant in Canada! Visit to check out our delicious new menu items! Read more

Best Burger in Ottawa! Article by

Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013
Looks like you’re long overdue for a burger Weekendtripper, and your best option in Ottawa right now is a 100% freshly made Canadian beef patty from The WORKS — an Ottawa-bred restaurant obsessed with making the world’s best gourmet burgers. There are burgers…And then there are burgers masterminded by places like The WORKS. Click "read more" for the full article. Read more

Twenty-five down and many more to go! The Daily Exchange Magazine Article.

Friday, 16 Aug 2013
The WORKS Gourmet Burger Bistro is proud to announce the opening of its 25th restaurant in Brantford, Ontario as national expansion plans move full steam ahead. Originating in the heart of Ottawa, this award-winning restaurant has grown immensely over the past three years, successfully opening restaurants in three provinces across the country with even more to open this year. Click "read more" to see the full article. Read more

Why Canadians are growing hungry for ‘gourmet’ burger chains

Friday, 16 Aug 2013
Check out Andy O'Brien, President, CEO and Chief BurgerHead of The Works in this Financial Post Article on Gourmet Burger Chains. “If you think about the generation Ys, the people under 35, they have grown up customizing everything from music to clothes to how they live and shop — it is all about getting what they want,” said Andy O’ Brien, a co-owner and chief executive of The Works. Read more

Top Choice Award nominee for The Best Burger Shop in 2013!

Tuesday, 21 May 2013
The WORKS is a Top Choice Award nominee for The Best Burger Shop in 2013! We need your help BURGERHEADS. Copy the link below & paste it into your web browser to VOTE for us! Voting ends July 15th, 2013. Read more

Give me "The WORKS" article in EnerSmart Magazine

Tuesday, 7 May 2013
Check out The WORKS Head Chef exclusive interview in EnerSmart Magazine! Chris Deopner shares the secrets to making chef-quality gourmet burgers at home. Read more

Get your drink on @ The WORKS this summer!

Friday, 3 May 2013
The WORKS has a new Adult Summer Drink menu featuring Spiked Shakes & Crushes, a new WORKS Caesar and a whole lot of ice cold Brews! We’ve got the perfect drink to pair with your Gourmet Burger! Read more