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Our Portfolio

Meet our growing family of hospitality destinations.

In 1985, we were just a little bakery on Concession Street. Today, we’ve blossomed into a family of diverse event venues and catering operations, a nationally recognized hotel, a modern Italian restaurant, and even a celebrity events division. All our businesses reflect our vision of creating extraordinary experiences that enrich the lives of our guests and community. Looking forward, we will continue to create new opportunities to define the future of our industry and are excited to grow our family of hospitality destinations and, most importantly, our team.

Event Venues


Carmen’s is Hamilton’s most beloved event venue and is known for its timeless interior, exceptional cuisine and warm service.

C Hotel by Carmen’s

The C Hotel by Carmen’s is an intimate event venue with rooftop patio located on the Hamilton escarpment.

The Lakeview
The Lakeview

The Lakeview is a charming lakefront event venue set against the tranquil shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of beautiful Confederation Park..

Hamilton Convention Centre by Carmen’s

The Hamilton Convention Centre by Carmen’s is a distinctive and spacious facility designed specifically for meetings, conventions and conferences.

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Arlington Hotel

The Arlington Hotel is a located in the picturesque downtown Paris, Ontario and filled with countless stories captured through decades of celebration, indulgence and unforgettable experiences.

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River’s Edge at the Arlington

River’s Edge is a stunning riverside event venue located in downtown Paris, Ontario overlooking the majestic Grand River.

Hotel & Restaurant

C Hotel by Carmen’s

The C Hotel by Carmen’s is a chic, 52 room hotel with modern amenities and an onsite Italian restaurant.

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Baci Ristorante

Baci Ristorante is a lively and modern Italian restaurant offering wood oven pizzas and inventive takes on authentic Italian dishes.

Latest News

  • READY TO GET BACK IN THE ACTION! Carmen’s Group is a key community partner and sponsor of the Hamilton Cardinals and we can’t wait to welcome you back. TICKETS NOW ON SALE 2021 Season and single-game tickets, along with flex packs are now on sale.......

  • We are excited to announce the launch of our founder, Peter Mercanti’s, memoir It All Started with Lasagna.   It All Started with Lasagna is a chance to get up close and personal with Peter Mercanti, a successful Hamilton businessman who came to Canada as an......

We're Hiring!

Join our dynamic
and growing company

We’re looking to grow our team with exceptional people from all backgrounds. At Carmen’s Group, you’ll find a highly inclusive culture that celebrates and encourages individuality and diversity. Our emphasis on sincere, human connections and our commitment to our values means that we believe in attitude over aptitude and will provide you with professional growth opportunities and the resources you need to reach your potential.