TIM HORTONS CAFE & BAKE SHOP CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING
OF FIRST LOCATION IN ITHACA
ITHACA, NY—Ithaca-area residents are getting to know the perfect pairing of Tim Hortons Always Fresh premium blend coffee and baked goods along with the sweet, delicious decadence of Cold Stone Creamery.
Tim Hortons officially opened the new restaurant in Ithaca on October 17, 2011. The new concept restaurants aim to create a more inviting and attractive experience that captures guests’ senses the minute they walk in the door. Many of the restaurants feature cozy, club seating, flat screen televisions, fireplaces and new ordering and menu technologies.
“This new Cafe & Bake Shop concept is the future of the Tim Hortons brand,” said Joe Mirabito Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop owner. “Our Ithaca restaurant will be both a comfortable place to relax and meet friends, as well as a speedy place to get what you love at Tim Hortons fast and conveniently.”
With the opening of the new Cafe & Bake Shop and Cold Stone Creamery restaurant has brought approximately 25 to 30 new full- and part-time jobs to the Ithaca community. Tim Hortons began opening the concept restaurants in 2009 across other markets. The Ithaca Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop will feature a full menu featuring all of Tim Hortons most loved products, traditional Cold Stone Creamery offerings including specialty cakes and cupcakes. The restaurant is open 24 hours.
Grand opening event of Ithaca’s first Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop restaurant, featuring a Cold Stone Creamery.
JoAnn Cornish, Director of Planning & Development for the City of Ithaca
Philly DeSarno, Ithaca Economic Development Director
Joe Mirabito, Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop owner & CEO of Mirabito Holdings Inc
Rich Mirabito, Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop owner & COO of Mirabito Convenience Stores
Dave Eckhart, Tim Hortons Café & Bake Shop Director of Operations
Daniel Edwards, Tim Hortons Café & Bake Shop Director of New Business Development
11 a.m. Ribbon Cutting, Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop on Wednesday, November 2
12 -3 p.m., Customers are invited to enjoy free samples of Tim Hortons beverages and baked goods and Cold Stone Creamery ice cream. Enter to win free coffee for a year, Cold Stone Creamery cakes each month for a year and other great prizes on Wednesday, November 2
407 Elmira Rd. Ithaca, NY 14850
About Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop
Tim Hortons is one of the largest publicly-traded restaurant chains in North America based on market capitalization. Operating in the quick service segment of the restaurant industry, Tim Hortons appeals to a broad range of consumer tastes, with a menu that includes premium coffee, flavored cappuccinos, specialty teas, home-style soups, fresh sandwiches, wraps, hot breakfast sandwiches and fresh baked goods, including our trademark donuts. As of July 3rd, 2011, Tim Hortons had 622 restaurants in the United States and 3,811 restaurants systemwide. For more information, visit www.timhortons.com.