Holiday Menu Ideas: Our Favorite Holiday Recipes for Your Restaurant

From Thanksgiving and Christmas to Hanukkah and New Year’s, there are plenty of opportunities to capitalize on some delicious holiday menu ideas for your restaurant. These holiday recipes could help you round out your seasonal menu and entice customers during the holiday season! Holiday Appetizers Restaurant appetizers are great for […]

Organic Food Shopping Guide: What Foods to Buy Organic?

The organic food movement has gained popularity in recent years, which has many restauranteurs wondering whether they should start buying organic food from their wholesale food distributors. This organic food shopping guide covers the main reasons people choose to buy organic and can help your restaurant decide what foods to […]

Updates From The 2018 Legislative Session

2018 General Election Recap After the results of this year’s General Election, 2019 has the potential to be a challenging year for the business community in Oregon. Governor Kate Brown (D) beat her opponent, State Representative and physician Knute Beuhler (R), giving her the opportunity to serve four more years […]
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How to Grow Your Profits with a Happy Hour and Late-Night Menu

Even for successful restaurants in Portland, filling tables in the late afternoon, early evening, and from nine to close can be a real challenge. The key to building your business during those hours is understanding what your customers are seeking. According to the National Restaurant Association, 77% of adults say […]

Pizza Day Fundraiser to Remember McDonald Wholesale Truck Driver

We are teaming up with Papa’s Pizza in Eugene and Springfield to host a Memorial Fundraiser on February 1st, benefitting the wife and three children of our driver and valued team member, Brian Brunscher. Our hearts go out to the family and friends of Brian. According to the GoFundMe campaign […]

Highlights from the 2017 Legislative Session and Other News

The Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association (ORLA) is the hospitality industry’s watchdog and advocate on issues and legislation affecting our industry. On the national, statewide and local levels, ORLA provides a voice for our industry. You can count on the ongoing efforts of ORLA’s government affairs team to advocate for […]

McDonald Wholesale Co. Receives 2017 Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association Industry Award

McDonald Wholesale Company, Oregon’s premiere food and restaurant supply distributor, has been recognized by the Oregon Restaurant and Lodging Association (ORLA) as associate member of the year. This award is given to one company annually to recognize outstanding performance, service and commitment to the hospitality industry in Oregon. McDonald Wholesale […]

2017 Legislative Update

The Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association (ORLA) is the hospitality industry’s watchdog and advocate on issues and legislation affecting our industry. On the national, statewide and local levels, ORLA provides a voice for our industry. You can count on the ongoing efforts of ORLA’s government affairs team to advocate for […]

The Cadillac of Mayonnaise, or How to Pick the Right Ingredient

Sandwiches. Salad dressings. Your great grandmother’s prized macaroni salad recipe. All of these delicious food choices require a central ingredient to make the dish come alive–Mayonnaise. Although it sounds simple enough to grab any mayo off the shelf to create your masterpiece, one key ingredient can become the difference between […]

A Taste of Italy – McDonald Wholesale Brings Flavor with Northwest Flair

Cheesy pizza. Rich, creamy pasta. Crusty bread. Italian food is a staple in American dining – it’s one of those food groups that is always a safe bet for your audience. Everyone loves spaghetti and meatballs, just as everyone delights in a big slice of pizza. As your Italian food […]