23 Bond St E, Oshawa, ON L1G 1A8

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Lindsay Cotton

CO- OWNER

Portobello Road serves the Durham Region community with fresh healthy food made from local vegetables that happen to be vegan. Everything is made from scratch, they mill their own flour, smoke, cure, ferment and do some really amazing things with vegetables.

Portobello Road works closely with local farmers to source the very best seasonal ingredients. Menu changes frequently with produce availability.

What value did you receive from BACD?

We were able to purchase some new equipment that has increased revenue

What advice would you give someone who wants to start their own business?

It’s a lot more work than you would expect. I am answering customer questions and inquiries 24/7. There are so many unexpected costs that nobody tells you about such as payroll tax, licenses, permits, different types of required insurance and the list goes on