Benefits

We take care of you as if you were part of our family by providing benefits that give choice and flexibility for what matters most to you. We aim to deliver a competitive package that not only supports you but also your family. Benefits vary based on your employment status with the company.

Full-time employees are provided benefit options to support work-life and your need to take care of yourself and those close to you. These flexible benefits are outlined below.

Health Care

Medical Coverage

Supplements provincial coverage and includes out-of-country emergency travel medical and assistance.

Prescription drug coverage

Supplements provincial prescription coverage where available.

Dental coverage

Helps pay for expenses to prevent dental disease, restore and maintain teeth and gums.

Health Care Spending Account And/Or Personal Wellness Account

Savings accounts that enable you to place unused credits to pay for eligible healthcare expenses.

Optional Critical Illness Insurance

Optional insurance that provides a one-time cash payment if you are diagnosed with a covered critical illness.

Financial Future

Long Term Disability

Coverage For Employee.

Optional Accidental Death And Dismemberment Insurance

Optional insurance that pays a benefit on accidental injury or death.

Life Insurance

Coverage for Employee, Spouse & Children.

Retirement Savings Plan

A retirement program that includes a Deferred Profit Sharing Plan (DPSP) and a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) to help you save for retirement.

  • Vacation Time

    Time provided to allow you to maintain a well-balanced life by taking time away from work to rest and relax.

  • Paid Holidays

    Paid company observed holidays.

Time Off

Vacation Time

Time provided to allow you to maintain a well-balanced life by taking time away from work to rest and relax.

Paid Holidays

Paid company observed holidays.

  • Employee Assistance Program

    Confidential help for full time employees from licensed professional counselors to support you through life challenges.

Family Support

Employee Assistance Program

Confidential help for full time employees from licensed professional counselors to support you through life challenges.

Discounts

Employee Discount Program

Group discounts through WorkPerks offer savings on everything from entertainment to travel to home appliances and more.

Gordon Food Service Product Discount

Employees can order product at a discounted rate.

About & History

Since our 1897 founding, Gordon Food Service has grown to become the largest family-operated broadline foodservice distribution company in North America. We have been servicing customers in Canada since 1993, and have acquired leading companies across Canada to create a national presence from coast to coast. With more than 80 years of Canadian food service history, Gordon Food Service Canada has established itself as Canada's premier broadline foodservice distributor.

While we’ve grown over these 120+ years, we’ve remained consistent at the core of what and who we are: passionately committed to customers and employees. Being part of Gordon Food Service means being part of something significant and enduring, having more than just a job. Join us.

Cornerstone Values

Customer Is KingCustomer Is King
Networking OrganizationNetworking Organization
Rewards for PerformanceRewards for Performance
Everyone is ImportantEveryone is Important
IntegrityIntegrity
War Room MentalityWar Room Mentality
Philosophy of SharingPhilosophy of Sharing

Our Footsteps

We have the strength, stability, and vision to move ahead with purpose ... together as an energetic team.

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Five generations of the Gordon Family 120 Years

Culture

Ours is truly a people-focused culture, forged through camaraderie, teamwork, and inclusion. Our business model is one of servant leadership. We best serve the customer by serving with great care those who serve our customers. We are what we say we are. Be part of it.

We feel the culture when we work together, and when we serve together. As a team, we tackle our challenges, celebrate our successes, and have fun on the journey.

Testimonials

Stewardship

We’re committed to continuous improvement and responsible growth—learn more about our initiatives and progress in our Annual Stewardship Report.

Stewardship Report
Ensure corporate sustainability
Ensure corporate sustainability
Minimize environmental impact
Minimize environmental impact
Promote social Responsibility
Promote social Responsibility

Diversity & Inclusion

We embrace diversity and leverage inclusion because we believe it strengthens our workforce, maximizing our ability to serve our customers and be a leader in our industry.

Guiding Principles

  • Leadership

    We are committed to finding and developing leaders who have the skills to serve a diverse workforce and customer markets.

  • Workplace

    We will develop and maintain a culture that supports diversity and inclusion as a priority, enhancing our ability to develop fresh ideas and grow a stronger business.

  • Workforce

    We will engage a highly skilled and performance-focused workforce that values results and relationships, and that increasingly reflects the markets we serve.

  • Suppliers

    We will actively seek suppliers that recognize how important it is to reflect, respect, and support the communities in which we serve.

  • Communication

    We will embrace diversity and inclusion as an integral component of our culture by utilizing our communication networks to educate and inform employees, customers, suppliers and the community.

  • Community

    Through involvement and action, we will serve our communities, reflect our corporate and social responsibilities, and live out our Cornerstone Values.

Leadership

We are committed to finding and developing leaders who have the skills to serve a diverse workforce and customer markets.

Workplace

We will develop and maintain a culture that supports diversity and inclusion as a priority, enhancing our ability to develop fresh ideas and grow a stronger business.

Workforce

We will engage a highly skilled and performance-focused workforce that values results and relationships, and that increasingly reflects the markets we serve.

Suppliers

We will actively seek suppliers that recognize how important it is to reflect, respect, and support the communities in which we serve.

Communication

We will embrace diversity and inclusion as an integral component of our culture by utilizing our communication networks to educate and inform employees, customers, suppliers and the community.

Community

Through involvement and action, we will serve our communities, reflect our corporate and social responsibilities, and live out our Cornerstone Values.