Bolton, Ontario, is proud to announce that its first Chinese takeaway will be serving the traditional Chinese dish of beef in its restaurant on Wednesday, October 7.
“We have been fortunate to work closely with the Chinese government to ensure our first Chinese food product is safe and nutritious,” said the restaurant’s owner, Paul Bolton.
The restaurant is also offering its signature Happy Chinese Dish, a traditional Chinese soup made from beef and vegetable stock that has been made from all parts of China.
The Happy Chinee features chicken, pork, fish and vegetables served with rice, soy sauce and pickled vegetables.
Bolton hopes to open its first restaurant in the city in the coming weeks.
“I am a lifelong resident of Ontario and I was very happy to get the call to bring Chinese food to Bolton,” said Bolton’s brother, Paul.
The two brothers, who live in Ottawa, started the Bolton Chinese restaurant together in 2005.
“The Bolton family has been an excellent partner for us, both in the restaurant and in the business,” said Paul.
Paul Boltons wife, Kathy, is also the executive chef at Bolton and has been working in the Chinese food business since 2009.
“There are many things that we are trying to do here in Ontario to help Chinese Canadians,” said Kathy.
The restaurants name, Happy Chien, means “happy” in Chinese.
Happy Chiao is a popular Chinese dish that includes chicken, rice, pork and vegetables.
“Happy Chien has become a favourite in our community and is being offered at a premium level,” said Tom Yacum, CEO of Bolton International Restaurant Group.
“It is very rare to find a dish that is so affordable and delicious, and we look forward to serving it in Bolton in the future.”
“I think the city is ready for it,” said Bob Waddell, Bolton owner.
“They’re really excited about it and we’re excited about the potential that the restaurant has.”
Bolton will have its Chinese food on display in the restaurants front window.
The city has more than 20 restaurants in Ontario, including Bolton Restaurant Group, The Cheesecake Factory, and the restaurant at the Ontario College of Art.
“This is one of the first restaurants in Canada to offer Chinese food, and it’s great to see Bolton be part of the solution,” said Kevin Fong, director of the Canadian Chinese Restaurant Association.
Bolston will be open for lunch from 7 a.m. to 9 a.,m.
Tuesday through Thursday, and from 9 a,m to 2 p.m., Friday and Saturday.
It is also open on Sunday from 11 a. m. to 6 p. m., and from noon to 5 p. a. M.
The Bolton location is located at 725 Yonge Street, just south of the Rideau Canal.
For more information about Bolton restaurants, visit www.boltonrestaurant.com.