In 1979 Erwin sold his majority interest in the chain to a group of investors. In 2001 a group of local businessmen brought the ownership of Salisbury House back to Winnipeg from the previous Montreal based owners. This group included majority shareholders Earl and Cheryl Barish. In 2006 Earl became President and CEO of Salisbury House of Canada Ltd. The balance of ownership consists of local businessmen and professionals including Winnipeg native Burton Cummings, the lead singer of the world famous rock group The Guess Who.
Currently there are 7 FULL SERVICE Family Restaurant locations which are open 24 hours and 6 Sals Xpress Restaurants. Sals also operates seasonal locations at 2 Major Winnipeg Sports Stadiums, 2 Community Golf Courses, as well as at the Health Sciences Centre which is the largest Hospital complex in Winnipeg.
Currently there are approximately 500 people within the Sals Family enjoying a wide array of careers in food preparation and service, restaurant management and warehouse logistics to name a few. Many have been with our company for 20, 30 and 40+ years!!
Salisbury House is famous for its Nips, its vast breakfast menu, classic desserts such as the one of a kind Wafer Pie, Classic Red Velvet Cake, loose leaf teas, and of course Salisbury House brand freshly brewed coffee. Recently, the new 2015 menu was introduced at all Family Restaurants, which are open 24 hours! All of our time tested classic recipes and traditional favorites are still available along with many new and exciting breakfast, lunch, and dinner choices.