Valentine is a fast-food restaurant chain with more than 100 locations across Quebec and Ontario. The chain was established in 1979 and is famous for its steamed hot dogs, fresh potato fries and delicious poutine.

The Valentine banner is owned by MTY Group, an important player in the foodservice industry in Canada. MTY Group has over thirty banners, including Thai Express, Café Dépôt , the Crémière and Sushi Shop. The regroupment of these banners allows for the sharing of expertise in all domains and ensures the upmost in quality standards.


  • Ange Gardien
  • Anjou
  • Boischatel
  • Brossard
  • Buckingham
  • Charlemagne
  • Cowansville
  • Galeries Saint- Hyacinthe
  • Hawkesbury, Ontario
  • Kingston, Ontario
  • Lavaltrie
  • Levis
  • Matane
  • Montmagny
  • Montreal Griffin Town
  • Montreal NDG
  • North Bay, Ontario
  • Rivière Rouge
  • Saint-Bruno (Promenades St-Bruno)
  • Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
  • Saint-Pascal de Kamouraska
  • Shawinigan sud
  • Sherbrooke
  • St. Jean Sur Richelieu
  • St. Leonard d'Aston
  • St. Rémi
  • Timmins, Ontario
  • Thurso
  • Villeroy
  • Waterloo (Halte Routière)


    Through the years, Valentine was able to develop a complete franchise program to ensure the growth of the business in a cost effective and profitable manner.

    The success of Valentine is largely based on trust relationship with its business partners, the franchisees, by their involvement and work in their restaurant, contribute to the growth of the chain.


    Training and coaching are essential to the success of the banner. We offer a complete training once you become a franchisee. During an intensive two-week training session, you will have the opportunity to learn practical operations and management skills. This training takes place at our training centre in Saint-Hyacinthe.

    Franchise Support

    In addition to a comprehensive operations and management guide supplied to new franchisees, Valentine offers ongoing support to its members to ensure the efficient operations of the restaurant.

    • Construction and equipment: In order to offer you a peace of mind, every step of the construction management of the project will be led by the corporate office team

    • Operational Support: The operations team consists of managers with extensive experience in operations. Territory managers provide ongoing support, from the opening of your restaurant to the current operations.

    • Marketing and Promotion: In addition to the National marketing structure, franchisees have an ongoing access to a team of marketing consultants to help them boost their restaurant sales through strategic marketing actions.

    • Accounting Support: The finance team consists of qualified personnel to assist you in the accounting aspect of your restaurant. You will be supported from the beginning to manage your finances, up to complete autonomy.

    • Supply: The Valentine distribution center delivers merchandise to all franchise members. There are more than 300 products in inventory, including food, equipment, promotional materials, etc.


    • Projects are of the turn key nature
    • Locations : street fronts, food courts in commercial centres and rest areas
    • 50 to 100 seats between 1200 to 2000 square feet
    • Strategic Marketing actions deployed throughout the province ( traditional advertising , social media, personalized promotions)
    • Winner of numerous awards for the application "Marche ta poutine " (downloaded over 55 000 times)



    Franchise fee: $25 000

    Average cost for turnkey project: $225 000 to $275 000

    Please complete the application form by clicking here

    Valentine franchise interests you? Call our development team at 450-773-1276 or by writing us at the following address:

    Head office : 6495, boulevard Choquette, Saint-Hyacinthe (Québec), J2S 8L2