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Welcome To Pearle Hospitality

Founded by the Ciancone family in 1936, Pearle Hospitality (formerly Landmark Group) prides itself on providing guests with genuine and thoughtful experiences; created through extraordinary Earth to Table cuisine, gracious service, inspiring settings and a passion for delivering memorable moments.

The Pearle Hospitality portfolio includes stylish restaurants; catering; a golf club; a farm; two luxury hotels under development; and the newly established Pearle Weddings & Events, a group specializing in staging spectacular weddings and events at any of Pearle Hospitality’s stunning venues.

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Our Executive Team




Aaron Ciancone grew up in the restaurant business. Part of a second generation running the family business, Aaron has a love for great food and genuine hospitality.

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Event & Wedding Director

Leanne Ciancone is the driving force behind Pearle Weddings & Events. Nothing gives her more pleasure than seeing a couple’s vision executed to perfection.



Director of Bread Bar, ETT

Jeff Crump is a chef and cookbook author. A Canadian Slow Food pioneer with a passion for great food, Jeff has been a chef and eat local advocate for over a decade.



Director of Project Development

With over 30 years experience in the hospitality industry, Jill brings a wealth of expertise and wide breadth of experience to the Pearle Hospitality team.



Managing Director

Matthew Opferkuch has a passion for hospitality. With over 20 years of experience in Canada's hospitality scene, it's his expertise and insight that drives Pearle's success.



Director of Operations

Jocelyn holds more than 20 years of varied experience within the restaurant industry. Passionate about hospitality, training and guest experience, she is excited to be a part of Pearle's growth.


The Miller's Chapel

June 22, 2015

Construction on the new Miller's Chapel at Ancaster Mill has begun. Perched on the hilltop, next to the steam, this picturesque chapel will provide the perfect ambiance to match the occasion.

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Pearle Weddings

June 15, 2015

We are so happy to announce the launch of our Pearle Weddings website! We love to plan the perfect wedding or event specifically for you, your style, vision and taste. This website will allow us to do just that. We invite you to take a look at what we’ve created and discover what you can create.

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Servers and Events Servers

Ancaster Mill

Pearle Hospitality is welcoming Servers to join our Events and Server teams to provide genuine and thoughtful hospitality to our guests. These full and part time opportunities are available at the beautiful and historic Ancaster Mill.

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Receptionist/Special Events Co-ordinator

Whistle Bear Golf Club

Whistle Bear is seeking a Receptionist/Special Events Co-ordinator for the front desk in the Whistle Bear clubhouse. The successful candidate will be responsible for basic receptionist duties, as well as play a supporting role for the Special Events Team.

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Get In Touch

As part of our efforts to ensure consistently high standards for all of our guests we would greatly appreciate your feedback. If you have any comments or concerns regarding a recent visit to one of our Pearle Hospitality locations, please get in touch.

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