Marketing Tips for Independent Restaurants and Food Service Entrepreneurs

Get more out of your kitchen with incredible side dishes

Get more out of your kitchen with incredible side dishes

Independent restaurants are known for their exceptional food, and a lot of effort typically goes into the centre of the plate. However, the most successful establishments know that to really set yourself apart from the competition, every bite on the plate has to be phenomenal—including your sides, sauces and even your garnishes.

read more
Celebrate summer with funnel cakes

Celebrate summer with funnel cakes

July 16th was National Funnel Cake Day (really!) and it got us in the mood to celebrate with some delicious, fun-filled and unexpected takes on your favourite amusement park treat.

read more
How to reduce operating costs while adding value to your menu

How to reduce operating costs while adding value to your menu

There are a few things that make your independent restaurant appealing to customers—the ambiance, the service and of course, the food. However, we know that these elements sometimes compete with one another, and owners have to find creative solutions that allow them to offer consistent, high quality dishes with the level of efficiency customers have come to expect.

read more
The Minimum Wage is Increasing. Is It Time To Make Some Changes?

The Minimum Wage is Increasing. Is It Time To Make Some Changes?

In just over a week, Ontario will see the minimum wage officially rise to $15 per hour as Bill 43, the Build Ontario Act (Budget Measures), 2021 was recently passed into law. This legislation is specific to provincial regulations, though the federal minimum wage was also recently set to increase. 

read more
Women opening a box in her home

About Morton Food Service

Deeply rooted in the independent business community for over 100 years, Morton Food Service is the premier broadline distributor to independent restaurants serving Southwestern Ontario and the Niagara peninsula.

Monthly Newsletter

Sign up today and let us add value to your business.

Contact Us

Toll Free: 1-800-265-5663
Phone: 1-519-737-6961
Fax: 1-519-737-1836
Email Us