Quinte’s largest outdoor covered patio!

Shoeless Joe’s Sports Grill will be opening its newest franchised restaurant at Homestead Marketplace next summer. The new 10,000 sq. ft. restaurant and outdoor covered patio will be located at 4 Douglas Road in Trenton, Ontario, and will be owned and operated by Mike and Nickey Eden. 

Known as the place to celebrate sports with family and friends, this Shoeless Joe’s location will be taking things up a notch! Shoeless Joe’s Trenton has been designed with our community in mind. New and unexpected elements have been incorporated into the restaurant’s design elevating the dining experience and atmosphere, creating a really special destination. 

At Homestead Marketplace we’ve curated a group of companies that embody our shop, eat, play mentality. Shoeless Joe’s will be an incredible addition to the site. Their focus on bringing communities together through food and sports, cultivating partnerships and building strong relationships are just some of the reasons we chose the franchise. Shoeless Joe’s Trenton will provide guests with an unparalleled sports-centric casual dining experience from our warm, inviting, high energy atmosphere, to our team’s excitement and drive to help our community thrive. This is a recipe for success.

Mike and Nickey Eden, Franchise Owners of Shoeless Joe’s Trenton

Comforts of home outdoors

Shoeless Joe’s Trenton will be the home of Quinte’s largest outdoor covered patio open 8-9 months of the year. The 5,000 sq. ft. space will feature a full-service bar, lounge seating, an outdoor fire pit, massive TVs for watching your favourite sports teams, a stage for live music and entertainment, and additional restaurant seating. 

Large aluminum bifolding glass windows separate the main restaurant from the patio giving Shoeless Joe’s Trenton the ability to turn into an open-air environment on days or nights when it’s suitable. The patio ceiling will be adorned with outdoor lights providing a warm and cozy ambience, alongside heaters to lengthen the season on cooler nights.  

The patio at Shoeless Joe’s Trenton will feature a large, built-in fire pit surrounded by Krahn outdoor adirondack chairs, perfectly positioned for guests to enjoy the night sky. Both food and drinks will be offered in this section giving guests the opportunity to watch the sunset while enjoying quality time together and a delicious meal.    

Culinary revolution

Food and sports work hand in hand to bring communities together. A sense of camaraderie is created when fans have an enjoyable meal together after work, root for the home team, or simply share a dining experience with their friends and families. Shoeless Joe’s Trenton will feature a delicious menu of elevated bar fare, including the Buffalo Chicken Flatbread and Crispy Shrimp Noodle Bowl, plus incredible offerings like Chicken Cordon Bleu and the Roasted Beet & Goat Cheese Power Bowl. 

The restaurant will be open from lunch through dinner and into the evening for late night drinks and entertainment, offering a diverse selection of cocktails, wines, and beers. It will have two large, full-size bars, one inside and one outside under the covered patio. Each bar will have seating up to 12, plus the restaurant will offer booth seating for groups of 4, 6 and 8, as well as table options featuring leather bucket seats or classic chairs. 

Elevating the experience

Shoeless Joe’s Trenton will be the Ultimate Sports Destination for sports enthusiasts. With big-screen HD TVs and a state-of-the-art audio/visual package, every seat will be the best seat in the house giving guests a panoramic view of sporting events. It truly is the next best thing to being at the game! Additionally, an LED ribbon board will be displayed within the restaurant highlighting up-to-date sports scores and information about upcoming concerts and live entertainment. 

In our restaurants, we celebrate sports everyday and provide an experience that brings people together. We are confident that our inviting and high-energy atmosphere will attract sports fans of all types. Shoeless Joe’s continues to innovate, expand and thrive both in Ontario and across the country. Our commitment to continually evolve the brand and the new design of our stores, has played a major role in the success of our growth and our ability to compete in this ever-changing landscape.

Frank Lopreiato, President of Shoeless Joe’s Sports Grill

Entertainment at its finest 

Shoeless Joe’s Trenton won’t JUST be the place to watch your favourite sports teams – it will partner with local radio stations, businesses and non-profit organizations to bring our community exciting events all year long. The patio features a large stage perfect for live entertainment from local musicians and recording artists. The restaurant will host special events like trivia nights, fundraising campaigns, and viewing parties as well as take reservations for birthday parties, work events and holiday parties.  

Serving up success

Over 40 new jobs will be created in Quinte West as a result of the new Shoeless Joe’s franchise. “The Shoeless Joe’s brand really emphasizes teamwork and a lot of our training is centered around how we work as a team,” Lopreiato says. The positions, which include directors, managers, hosts and hostesses, bartenders, servers, bussers and cooks will be hired through a job fair taking place in the Spring of 2023. 

Those interested in upcoming positions can also send resumes to careers@homesteadmarketplace.ca. Homestead Marketplace will offer a comprehensive Employee Benefits Package, a fantastic Employee Discount Program valid at all our Homestead Marketplace companies plus the ability for personal and professional career growth.