Services for the Public

Enjoy the benefits of hands-on learning

George Brown students learn by doing. Under the supervision of faculty and experienced industry professionals they provide affordable products and services to the public as they develop skills and gain valuable real-world experience.

When you take advantage of the affordable services we offer, you're participating in the learning process by helping our students prepare for their careers.

COVID-19 protocols 

We’re happy to welcome the public to our campuses to access products and services while following all COVID-19 protocols as outlined by Toronto Public Health and the provincial government. 

Proof of full vaccination 

Customers coming coming to campus to access the college's retail enterprises, outlets, or service operations must show proof of full vaccination or a verified medical exemption (documentation from a physician or registered nurse).  

Visitors and guests may provide:

Please note that our services are subject to change based on the latest guidance from public health officials.  

Food services

TCH Marketplace (also known as The Chefs' House)

The Chefs' House is a marketplace run by faculty, employees and students. Due to public health protocols, there is no dine-in service. Customers must take purchased meals to go. 

Vaccination verification is available for TCH Marketplace customers at 215 King St. E.

Hours & location 

The Chefs’ House is open Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., (excluding holidays) and is located at 215 King St. E. 

Follow us on Facebook/Twitter/Instagram @thechefshouse. 

The Café

Looking to pick up a quick snack or lunch? Chef School students prepare a variety of meal and snack options. A selection of cold and hot beverages is also available. 

Due to public health protocols, there is no dine-in service. Customers must take purchased meals to go. 

Vaccination verification is available for Cafe customers at 300 Adelaide St. E.

Hours & location 

The Café is open Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., (excluding holidays), at 300 Adelaide St. E., second floor. 

Follow us on Instagram: @georgebrowncafe and on Twitter: @GBCCafe.  

Chef on the Run

Want to pick up a takeaway meal for lunch or dinner, or a decadent dessert that's easy on your wallet? Our Chef School students sell freshly prepared meals, desserts and other products at our take-out retail outlet. 

Vaccination verification is available for Chef on the Run customers at 300 Adelaide St. E.

Hours & location 

Chef on the Run is located on the main floor at 300 Adelaide St. E.  

Tuesdays to Fridays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

For a recording of the weekly offerings, dial 416-415-5000 x 2515.  Follow us on Instagram: @chefontherungbc and Twitter: @GBCcotr.   

Child care services

Our School of Early Childhood operates several childcare centres across the Greater Toronto Area that are staffed by fully trained early childhood educators. These centres not only provide meaningful learning opportunities for our students, but high quality childcare services to the children and families who use them. 

George Brown’s Casa Loma Child Care Centre, along with the other lab school childcare centres operated by the college, are open and running in accordance with Ontario’s Ministry of Education, and provincial and municipal public health measures.  

For more information please visit our Child Care Centres page

Dental services

Our onsite WAVE Clinics (Wellness, Applied Research and Visionary Education) offer a variety of affordable dental services to the public.

Learn more about services offered, fees, how to register, and COVID-19 protocols on the WAVE Dental Clinic page

Fashion - retail

Our student-run fashion stores – City Uptown and City Downtown – offer the latest trends in clothing and accessories. 

These outlets are not running due to COVID-19.  

Call (416) 415-5000 ext. 4840 for more information. 

Graphic design

Are you a local non-profit organization looking for help with your graphic design needs? Our senior students provide design services in our Studio Lab at the School of Design at 3 Lower Jarvis St.

For more information, contact Ana Rita Morais at anarita.morais@georgebrown.ca or Lori Endes at lendes@georgebrown.ca.

IN Store 

Managed by faculty, employees and students at George Brown’s School of Design, the IN Store sells a wide range of student-designed products, including home-décor items, tote bags, notebooks, refillable water bottles and more. 

Currently, the IN Store is available to online shoppers only. 

Visit instoregbc.com for more information. 

Makeup and Esthetics services

Want to pamper yourself without breaking the bank? Our School of Makeup and Esthetics provides a wide variety of spa services, including facial and body treatments, waxing, manicures, pedicures, makeup application, medical esthetics and IPL hair removal.

For the month of October 2021, the School of Makeup and Esthetics is currently offering waxing, manicures and facials.
 
Call (416) 415-5000 ext. 4070 to book an appointment. 

Theatre

See future stars on stage when students in their final year of the Theatre Arts – Performance program present productions, November to April. Experience unforgettable theatre at affordable prices at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto's Historic Distillery District. 
Due to COVID-19, the Theatre Arts — Performance students have been live-streaming performances online.  

Check the Theatre Season 2021 page for updates on upcoming shows.