Franchise Milestones

2015

2015

  • Joey's Seafood Restaurants celebrates its 30th Anniversary with year long giveaway contest with over $10,000 in prizes
2014

2014

  • Joey's is featured on CMT's Best of Chow featuring Chris Nannarone
  • Joey's sponsors the Second Fish Taco World Record Challenge in Winnipeg. Joey Chestnut sets new World record of eating 30 6 oz. Fish Tacos in 5 minutes.
  • Be The Boss Canada TV Show features Joey's Urban and Joey's Seafood Restaurants
2013

2013

  • Joey's sponsors the First Fish Taco World Record Challenge and Joey Chestnut sets a new Fish Taco Eating Record of 23 6 oz. Fish Tacos in 5 minutes
2012

2012

  • Introduction of environmentally friendly Paper Bags for Take-Out
2011

2011

  • Joey's adds Haddock and Cod to All You Can Eat Tuesday Promotion
  • Joey's begins its annual "Fish & Chips Season" during Lent
  • Community Revival Project donates $25,000 to great community causes across Canada
2010

2010

  • Joey's adds optional Nutritional table to website
  • Joey's celebrates its 25th Anniversary
2009

2009

  • Joey's renames itself from Joey's Only to Joey's Seafood Restaurants
  • Joey's mascot receives name, Finley, from customer contest
2008

2008

  • Joey's launches new Kids menu with more choices at a lower cost for parents
2007

2007

  • Joey's releases its first–ever gift card program in time for the December holiday season. Program is implemented system-wide
  • 7th annual Charity Golf Classic in support of the Alzheimer Society brings total funds raised–to–date to more than $750,000
2006

2006

  • Launch of online e-club Mariner's Club
  • Joey's launches new menu nationwide
2005

2005

  • Joey's Only celebrates its 20th Anniversary
  • Joey's Eliminates trans fats from its cooking oil
  • 5th annual Alzheimer Charity Golf Tournament (August 10). This year's fundraiser should bring total funds raised–to–date to more than $500 000
2001

2001

  • 1st Annual Charity Golf Tournament in support of the Alzheimer Society
2000

2000

  • New logo, décor package, menu and web site introduced
1997

1997

  • Joey's Only opens its first Food Court location in South Centre Mall in Calgary, Alberta
  • Within five years of franchising, Joey's was voted "Number One New Full Service Restaurant Franchise" by Entrepreneur Magazine
1995

1995

  • Joey's Only celebrates its 10th Anniversary
  • Joey's Only reaches 50 locations in North America
1994

1994

  • Joey's Only opens its first US restaurant in Boise, Idaho
1992

1992

  • Joey's Only reaches 10 stores in operation (6 in Calgary, 1 in Red Deer, and 3 in Edmonton) and begins franchising
  • Joey's welcomes its first multi-unit franchise partner with two locations in Edmonton
1985

1985

  • Joey's Only concept born and the first restaurant opens in Calgary, Alberta