Shopper Job Resources:
Shopping in Restaurants
How to become a mystery shopper
and get paid for dining out in Canada.
Mystery shopper services play a vital
role in the success of any restaurant. In
todays ultra-competitive market,
its imperative that every
restaurant serves up the best tasting
food they can while providing excellent
customer service in a clean and inviting
premises. No one is going to return to a
dirty restaurant that dishes out plates
of lukewarm slop delivered to a table by
a surly or apathetic server.
From fine dining establishments like the
Keg or Milestone's Grill & Bar - to
more casual eateries like Swiss Chalet or
Kelsey's or Boston Pizza - and even fast
food establishments like McDonalds,
Subway or Taco Bell - each kind of
restaurant wants their customers to get
the best possible service and for their
food to be perfect so they will keep
coming back. But its not just
repeat business that a restaurant aims
for. Word of mouth from a satisfied
customer is the best form of advertising
any business could want.
More than just the quality of the food,
restaurant owners need to know what their
customers think about their service -
about how they were treated by their
servers, how the restaurant looked - was
it clean and comfortable? - as well as
whether the food was to their
satisfaction - prepared correctly and
served in a timely manner.
This is where you - the mystery shopper,
can help to make a difference. You can
provide restaurants in your area with the
valuable feedback they need to make their
operation as good as possible.
Youll get paid for dining out while
you help to improve customer service in
your local dining establishments.
Your job as a restaurant mystery
You will visit the restaurant without
letting any of the staff know that
youre a mystery shopper. While in
the restaurant, you will pay attention to
> How clean the location is
> How long it took you to be seated
> How you were treated by the host
> How long it took for your meal to
> How the meal was served:
> Did it look appetizing? Was it
prepared properly? Was it tasty?
...and so on.
After you leave the restaurant, you just
have to fill out a simple questionnaire
describing your dining experience and
youll be paid for your comments.
Yes, youll be paid for dining -
plus, your meal will be free!
With the help of mystery shoppers,
restaurants experience a higher sales
volume and higher level of customer
satisfaction - ensuring future visits.
This is all because mystery shopping in
restaurants produces positive results and
pays dividends to the dining
With so many excellent restaurants and
eating establishments in Canada you have
a very large menu of excellent dining
choices as a mystery shopper. You can
start the day with a mystery shopping job
at McDonalds or Tim Hortons for
breakfast. You can get paid to eat lunch
at Kelsey's or Subway. How about an
evening of free fine dining at the Keg or
The possibilities for getting paid to
dine in Canada are truly endless. Most of
your mystery shopping job offers will be
for the popular, franchised restaurants
that serve all of Canada. Restaurants
like Swiss Chalet, Montana's Cookhouse,
East Side Marios, Jack Astors
Bar & Grill, Boston Pizza, Subway
Subs, Tim Hortons and Wendys. But you can
also get mystery dining job assignments
for local independent cafes, bistros,
restaurants and fine dining establishment
unique to your town.
A partial list of the types of
restaurants in Canada that use mystery
shoppers is included at the bottom of
this report. There are over 100 different
dining establishments listed - covering
everything from casual and quick service
restaurants to fine and upscale dining
Interested in getting paid to dine as a
secret shopper? ShoppersCanada.com can get you
started today. We specialize in
connecting new shoppers with restaurant
secret shopping jobs throughout Canada.
Through our extensive network of over 100
mystery shopping companies, youll
have plenty of great paid dining jobs to
choose from every day!
To become a secret shopper, visit our
registration page. You'll learn
about our secret shopping companies, what
kind of shopping jobs are available and
how much you can make. No previous
experience is required.
Click here to
a Canadian mystery shopper and get paid
for dining out
The following is a list of the kinds of
restaurants that are most commonly
mystery shopped in Canada. This is just a
sample of the kind of places you could be
getting paid to dine as a Canadian secret