Camino Bakery Updates

Sad news from Camino Bakery:

Ugh. These spaces are so precious to us. But more important are the souls that fill them every day, every season, every year. It is because of our deep desire to keep our employees and customers safe, we have made the difficult decision to close our doors.
We WILL be back. And when we’re back, you can believe that we will delight in our wonderful community more than ever.
Closing dates:
Hospital location will close Friday, 3/27 at 6pm
4th St location will close Saturday, 3/28 at 6pm
Brookstown location will close Tuesday, 3/31 at 6pm
Many of you have kindly asked how you can support us during this crisis. We are so grateful for all the generosity this community has already shown us. Here are some additional ways to make sure that Camino will be able to come back stronger than ever after coronavirus!
• Visit us over the next few days. Consider buying wine, coffee beans, and whole quiches or cheesecakes to get you through long days indoors!
• Buy gift cards. You can buy these in person or online under the Store tab.
• Buy special edition Camino t-shirts or hats from our Merch Fundraiser with Machine Gun Graphics. Link in bio.
• Donate to the Venmo account we set up for our staff. Find us at @Camino-Bakery-1.
See you soon. Love always, Camino Bakery Team.

A Delicious by Shereen Update

©Shereen Gomaa

I had a short email conversation with Shereen Gomaa from Delicious by Shereen about her operations. Here is what she said:

We’ve had challenges in finding adequate supplies (we had to drive to Greensboro just to find chicken and there is almost no rice in the market) – we’re going to hold off on any delivery orders for the time being so that we can ensure we continue to provide the quality (and quantity) that people have come to expect from Delicious. 

We will plan on continuing normal catering operations once the situation improves and may consider centralized pickup, and are working on revamping our business model to accommodate delivery orders in the future.

When the crisis is over and things get back to business, you can contact her by sending an email to info@deliciousbyshereen and visiting her website or her Facebook page. Check back often to see if her status has changed and you can also follow The Man Who Ate the Town status list.

If You Needed a Reason to Love Tommy Priest

The title is a bit of a misnomer because I know of no one who doesn’t love Tommy Priest and what he means to the community, not just the food and beverage community, either. I have a man-crush on him. This was posted on his page and reposted on the Coffee Park Airstream page…

Monday: filled with supply chain frustrations and purchase limits offset by the love and support of friends and customers. I’m okay with this equation.

So, in the spirit of passing along blessings,

Coffee Park Airstream will extend our 20% off all purchases by doctors, nurses, PA’s, lab techs, urgent care providers, and anyone else fighting on the front lines of COVID-19 until MAY 1, 2020.
Additionally, due to the generosity of our community, we have a rather large gift card filled for use by our medical professionals. Just show us your ID from Wake Forest Baptist Health or Novant Health or your medical workplace to receive the discount and/or your free caffeinated beverage. Thank you for your immeasurable sacrifice. Mad love and respect for all you’re doing and all you will do. If you’d like to support our medical folks with caffeine, you can purchase an eGift Card and send it to them. They can share the gift card number with their team members.

Coffee Park Arts Temporarily Closed

From Tommy Priest…

Have to admit, there’s a tear in my eye…but this is for the good of the community we love and treasure. @coffee_park_arts is officially closed until we get an all-clear. See y’all soon I hope!

Coffee Park Airstream drive-thru remains open at 1208 Reynolda Rd
Monday to Friday 7am to 6pm
Saturday and Sunday 8am to 6pm
Caffeine fulfillment with proper social distancing 😎