Be the First to Introduce the Best

For years, our guests have inquired about franchising our upscale Prime Rib & Steak House.

Now the opportunity is yours.

Proven Success

Entrepreneur Tom Goodchild built his Edmonton business of 30 years based on consistent, superior quality food and exemplary service. Calculated growth has ensured solid success and longevity for each Sawmill Prime Rib & Steak House.

Certified Angus Beef – Our Signature and Guarantee of Excellence

The Sawmill proudly serves Certified Angus Beef, aged a minimum of 28 days. Our signature dinner of Prime Rib with Natural Beef au Jus is served with traditional Yorkshire Pudding.

Ambience & Service Style

Experience our relaxed and elegant dining rooms which feature rich tapestry, warm wood finishes and etched glass. Each beautifully appointed restaurant is designed with several seating options; quiet nooks, private booths and larger alcoves for larger group celebrations.

Proudly, our service style is semi-formal, with our talented dining room Servers dressed in a modern style black dress shirt, complimenting tie, formal black dress pant and patent leather shoes.

All locations have adjoining lounges and patios, with lighter or full service menus and a vast selection of traditional and specialty beverage selections.


Sawmill Prime Rib & Steak House clientele expect the best and are willing to compensate with a higher than average guest cheque. This is an important consideration when comparing franchise options.

We are 100% behind our Franchisees and totally committed to their success. Comprehensive training is provided and all details are addressed to ensure efficient operations in front and back of house.

Our screening process is thorough and comprehensive to ensure that your experience and business acumen are the right fit to assure mutual success in years to come.

CFA Membership

The Sawmill Prime Rib & Steak House has most recently gained membership approval and acceptance as an active member of the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA).

Founded in 1967 The Canadian Franchise Association is committed to the growth, enhancement and development of ethical franchising throughout Canada. Representing over 350 franchise systems they support a diverse cross section of franchisors ranging from large established systems to smaller regional concepts and recognized by all levels of government in addition to the World Franchise Council.

In obtaining membership, The Sawmill Prime Rib & Steak House by written agreement, must comply with the spirit of this code in its general course of conduct in carrying out its general policies, standards and practices. Additionally membership will allow the Sawmill Prime Rib & Steak House to stay current with franchise developments in the areas of legislation, education and future expansion for the mutual benefit of the Company its franchisees.


For Franchise Information, please contact:

Len McCullough
Director of Operations
Sawmill Restaurant Group Corporate Office
4810 Calgary Trail South, Edmonton T6H 5H5
(780) 463-4499 ext. 246