Morton's Restaurant Group, Inc. owns and operates Morton's of Chicago, a high-end steakhouse restaurant chain aimed at a business clientele, and Bertolini's Authentic Trattorias, a smaller chain offering Italian specialties in a casual dining atmosphere. At the end of 1998 Morton's Restaurant Group owned and operated 43 Morton's of Chicago and 12 Bertolini's units. All Morton's of Chicago restaurants were similar in style, concept, and decor, and were located in retail, hotel, commercial, and office building complexes in major metropolitan areas and urban centers. Catering primarily to business-oriented clients, Morton's of Chicago had an average per person check of about $65 in 1998. The Bertolini's restaurants offered white tablecloth service, with an average per person check of about $20. Morton's Restaurant Group also held a minority of stock in two other restaurant chains, Mick's and Peasant.
Cherry Blossom Cocktail
CHERRY BLOSSOM COCKTAIL
Morton’s Copycat Recipe
2 oz Lindemans Kreik (Cherry Lambic)
4 oz Lunetta Prosecco
1/4 oz Three Olives Cherry Vodka
Fresh pitted cherry
Pour all ingredients into a mixing glass. Add half an ounce of ice and stir for 5 seconds.
Strain into a Champagne flute, and garnish with a fresh pitted cherry on a pick set across the top of the glass.