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State & Main Barrhaven seeks owner-operator for new opportunity coming to Ottawa restaurant scene

State & Main Barrhaven

Barrhaven is getting ready to welcome State & Main to the block with an immediate ownership opportunity. Located within the Trinity Common at CitiGate plaza at the intersection of Strandherd Drive and Maravista Drive, this will be the second Ottawa location opening in early Fall. 

Interested potential owner-operators should contact to get further details. 

State & Main is the sign of good times; a casual downtown restaurant experience that’s a cut above, without the commute. Founded in 2012 and with over 26 locations across Canada (15 in Ontario), the brand is continuing to expand its reach in the market. A made-from-scratch menu, hand-crafted cocktails and a great selection of beer and wine, make its comfortably elevated atmosphere the perfect addition to the Barrhaven community.

State & Main

“There’s nothing quite like this opportunity on the market right now, and we’re excited to bring State & Main to the community of Barrhaven,” says Mark Eaton, chief development officer, Recipe Unlimited. “This is the perfect scenario for someone looking for an immediate ownership opportunity backed by a strong franchisor.”

The location is approximately 4,500 square feet and is an end cap unit with a three-season patio. Situated on the corner of Strandherd Drive and Systemhouse, the restaurant is visible to traffic moving along both sides of the road, a bonus for both driving and foot traffic. 

State & Main

So why Barrhaven? Not only is the location favourable but the area demographics align perfectly with the State & Main guest.

With an average household income of $150k and median age of 37, it caters to the couples and families that have moved to the suburbs but still crave that downtown experience, without the commute. The exact atmosphere State & Main has to offer.

“For anyone looking for a turn key ownership opportunity within the Ottawa area, this is it,” says Eaton. “The brand is currently in its growth phase allowing for more opportunities in the future. We know opening a restaurant independently can be hard, but partnering with Canada’s largest full-service restaurant company takes the guesswork out of it.” 

State & Main is a division of Franworks, a Canadian hospitality group in the casual dining segment. Operating approximately 100 restaurants across Canada and the U.S. including Elephant & Castle, Añejo, Blanco Cantina and Original Joe’s. Parent company Recipe Unlimited Corporation is also Canada’s oldest and largest full-service restaurant company, founded in 1883. Being backed by two well established businesses only means positive things for potential owners. Recipe’s portfolio of restaurants ensures owners will benefit from economies of scale, exclusive partnerships and robust support systems. 

Investments needed

If you have an interest in the industry and know a thing or two about food and wine, get in touch and contact for more information.