Destined To Build a Cafe

Kim and Tim Dane determined to take an opportunity on opening up a bakery and occasional store on Main Street, Chickadee Bakery. “I grew up in a household of birdwatchers,” Kim Dane stated concerning the inspiration for the identity of her enterprise.

The brand new store is in the identical area as Zeppelin & Kaleidoscope, which closed greater than a year in the past. Kim and Tim Dane hope to fill the necessity for coffee and pastries.

 She and her husband, who dwell in Harrisville with their four youngsters, mentioned the choice to open the bakery occurred steadily. Kim Dane runs a gardening enterprise, caring for perennial gardens, and one in all her gardening clients owns the Main Street constructing. They mentioned the space last year, but she didn’t assume she was able to be an enterprise proprietor. “I didn’t need to be a small enterprise proprietor. I didn’t need to do all that paperwork,” she mentioned.

Over the coming months, the Danes’ life began altering. Tim Dane determined he needed to get out of being a crane operator and mechanic, a job that repeatedly took him away from house and family. Kim Dane saved coming again to opening a bakery. And now the Danes are doing it, due to financial savings they’d from Tim Dane’s job.

Espresso, doughnuts, cupcakes and different treats are made contemporary every single day, and so they take particular orders for desserts and various gifts. The menu remains to be being developed because the couple finds what works and what doesn’t. They attempt to provide one thing candy and one thing savory regularly.

Their daughter Alina, 12, works the register on weekends, and the remainder of the household helps out, too. Kim Dane is thrilled to have the ability to work alongside her husband as he helps her. “He’s gone from mechanic’s work and fixing all people’s every little thing, so now he’s a baker and a dishwasher,” Kim Dane mentioned.