Once open, the business will serve lunch including sandwiches and beverages created by Brown's husband Daniel, founder of Gilly Brew Bar in Stone Mountain.
Items from the family’s current location expected to be featured at the Pinewood concept include chocolate-chip cookies, red velvet brownies; and “Stone Mountain” pies, a crème-filled family dessert topped with butter-roasted coconut, pecans and caramel. There will also be a variety of new items for people with dietary restrictions including vegan, gluten-free, keto/paleo/sugar-free options.
“This family-owned business will be a perfect addition to our community and will serve a niche for Fayetteville and surrounding communities as well,” said Rob Parker, president of Pinewood Forest, in a prepared statement. “This family of talented women, with strong roots in culinary craft and musical traditions, will be right at home in our creative community.”
Brown, who said her family has “had (their) eye” on Pinewood for awhile, said the development is a good fit for their vision.
“We’re planning a menu to be truly tailored for this community,” she said. “Pinewood Forest is a masterfully curated development, and we want our bakery to reflect the thought and passion it took to create such a space and produce good food for the creatives who have decided to do life there.”
Other culinary offerings announced for Pinewood Forest include Pancake Social; Honeysuckle Gelato; casual fine dining concept Braise; and Hop City Craft Beer & Wine and Barleygarden Kitchen & Craft Bar.
All culinary concepts will be located in Pinewood's 25-acre town center, which will also feature a hotel, other restaurants, independent retail shops and galleries, an office suite and a Piedmont Wellness Center.
Barleygarden and Braise.
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