UPDATE (6:07 p.m.)—The opening day for the new breakfast, lunch and dinner spot Corner Bakery Cafe, is now set, according to a news release from the chain's corporate headquarters.
That date is Monday, July 2, it states.
Opening time that day is 6 a.m., according to John Arango, spokesman for the Chicago-based company.
The event includes a few giveaways, according to the release:
- Free travel mugs for the first 100 guests, including free coffee refills for one year
- Drawing for free grilled paninis for one year
Arango said there are no limits to those free coffee refills.
It's all part of the plan to get Pikesville residents into the new store.
"We feel that the community will appreciate having a place in town where they can grab breakfast, lunch and dinner or enjoy a cup of coffee and bakery fresh sweets with friends," Regional Director Erin Hasselgren said in a statement.
"Pikesville is a lively community," said CEO Mike Haslip, noting that suburban Baltimore may be the company's target for future cafes as well.
The new restaurant is located in the former site of that closed about one year ago—in early July 2011.
It's in the shopping center, 1809 Reisterstown Rd. and includes outdoor seating on a newly built covered patio with fans overhead.
The first location in the Baltimore area is already open, and is located at the Inner Harbor, 500 E. Pratt St. in Baltimore City, according to the company website.
In Pikesville, customers can look forward to the following items from the menu, according to the release:
Breakfast: Made-to-order Anaheim scrambler
Lunch: Chicken Pomodori panini
Dinner: Pesto Cavatappi
Dessert: Cinnamon creme cake
Editor's Note: Hours for the new Pikesville store will be as follows, according to John Arango: 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday; 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, and 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday.
Is there anything you would like to know about the cafe? Tell me your questions in the comments, and I'll choose a couple to ask the corporate spokesman.