The Hamilton Spectator

“Equal Parts Hospitality, who also brought us the Aberdeen Tavern, has gone all out transforming the former home of the Baltimore House café and nightspot.”

The Hamilton Spectator

“21 questions with Jason Cassis. Equal Parts Hospitality CEO talks community building and breakdancing.”

Toronto Life

“When Furukawa wants something a bit more refined, he heads to one of his favourite restaurants [The French] for modern French bistro fare. ‘I love the space here; its casual but refined’ he says. ‘It’s perfect for a date, or a special dinner.’”

Hamilton Ontario, and The Aberdeen Tavern are featured at #6 in WestJet Magazine’s “The Best Places to Travel in 2018

Plate of Grilled Cornish Hen with squash
View of a table at The Apartment

Discover #HamOnt

Jason Cassis was featured on “Discover #HamOnt” where he discusses his background, the city of Hamilton, and all aspects of being a successful “serial entrepreneur”.

Girl making cappuccino

The Hamilton Spectator

“Cassis, whose past projects include The Aberdeen Tavern, Dundurn Market, and the Knollwood Golf Course, has a history of creating eateries that are both stylish and scrumptious — and he says diners should expect the same from his latest project.”

Old Fashioned on a Bar

The Inlet

“You could call Jason Cassis a renaissance man. Dabbling in a variety of things (and doing quite well at many of the ventures he sets his mind to), his recent success and fame has been surrounding his positive impact in the city’s culinary industry.”

Plate of Noshables at the Aberdeen Tavern

I Heart Hamilton

“A lovely evening out this summer was being invited to preview what has quickly become a city favourite, the Aberdeen Tavern.”

Pouring coffee in a restaurant

The Hamilton Spectator

A new home for Equal Parts Hospitality

CHCH news feature on The Diplomat restaurant on King William Street.

WestJet Magazine: Both the Aberdeen Tavern and The French are noted in WestJet Magazine’s “10 Dishes to Eat in Hamilton, Ontario”

Aberdeen Tavern and The French voted “Best Restaurants in Hamilton”.

Gnoochi at the French restaurant

The Hamilton Spectator

“EP now oversees more than 200 staff, and with the two new eateries and the catering arm Cassis says they expect to add 90 more by next year”. The Hamilton Spectator take a closer look at the “newly minted” Equal Parts Group.

Chef putting food on a plate


“The revitalization of King William has seen a collection of new restaurants opening up and now the street has coined “restaurant row”. Tim Bolen checked out one of the new restaurants – The French, which has been getting great response since opening”

Blueprints of the Diplomat
Plate of crab cakes made at the Aberdeen Tavern

The Globe and Mail

“Jerrett Young, owner of BluePrint Hospitality, had no connection to Hamilton before he joined forces with restaurateur Jason Cassis, an early player in Hamilton’s fine-dining scene who created Aberdeen Tavern. They are the duo behind the French, a modern take on a French bistro that recently opened in a historic 1854 building on King William Street.”

Canadian Restaurant News

“While many restaurateurs are making the move to Hamilton, Young doesn’t believe the city is nearing its saturation point. Equal Parts Inc. is planning to open several more restaurants in the area in the next few years.”