Restaurant Dishwasher Jobs in Toronto: A Profile of the Landscape

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City Profile of Toronto

Population: 2.8 million
Language: English

Key Advantages

  • Four post-secondary institutions
  • 3rd largest stock exchange in North America
  • Diverse, multicultural talent pool, with over 51% of the population foreign-born
  • Safest metropolitan area in North America
  • The fifth largest city in North America – it’s only beaten by Mexico City, New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago.

High Season

Late April through May and September through October

Popular Events

Toronto International Film Festival
Toronto Jazz Festival
Rogers Cup


Dishwasher jobs are available throughout the Greater Toronto area (GTA). According to DineSafe there are 17,064 restaurants/caterers/food establishments in Toronto. The majority of restaurant positions are in Downtown Toronto. Opportunities are also available in Etobicoke, Scarborough, Vaughan, and Mississauga.

DishwasherHero is also a viable option for skilled dishwashers looking for a job. DishwasherHero allows dishwashers to work flexible hours at different locations. Other places to find jobs for dishwashers are websites like Indeed, Facebook Job groups, Kijiji, or Twitter. Additionally, restaurants are looking for experienced dishwashers with 1-2 years of experience. Our company DishwasherHero is also constantly recruiting dishwashers in the GTA.

The high season for dishwashers in the GTA is May-October. Dishwashers are able to get around the major parts of the city by metro or bus without difficulty. The TTC will connect workers to most restaurants.

Lastly, dishwashers can also expect training  in food prep due to the shortage of cooks. Dishwashers in the GTA earn more than other provinces thanks to recent legislation. The Ontario government has announced a drastic 31.6% increase in the general minimum wage.  Presently, a surge to $14 began on Jan. 1, 2018. Plans to are in place to increase the minimum wage to $15 on Jan. 1, 2019.


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