FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Alena Vaughn experienced the foresight for her dream.
Opening a bakery in Franklin 4 yrs back, Vaughn perched Triple Crown Bakery on the corner of South Margin and Columbia Avenue given that its doorways opened. But commencing the 3rd 7 days of November, Vaughn’s outfit will go inside of a huge inexperienced household on Fourth Avenue in downtown Franklin.
Since its beginning, the bakery has offered tiered cakes, embellished cookies, pastries and a menagerie of sweet treats.
“We would have to switch absent enterprise all day every single day mainly because we experienced no storage house,” Vaughn said, sitting on the front porch of her new site. “That building served its objective for a fantastic start off up place, and we generally realized that it would be the starter space. We wanted to make absolutely sure the business enterprise would operate initial. Now it really is time to broaden.”
Strolling within, visitors to Vaughn’s hottest enlargement will come across a tasting room, comprehensive of black and white photos that dot the wall. The entrance space is adorned in equine decor, along with wall of pie cutters and an authentic Lillie Mills flour bag, which pays homage to the historic Franklin business enterprise on 1st Avenue.
“I want customers to sense they just walked into grandma’s dwelling with the smell — all the smells — of joyful memories of spouse and children and baking. I connect with it grandma’s chic in here. It’s someplace that feels heat inviting and comforting, just like relatives.”
Soon setting up on Sundays, Vaughn will set up substantial tea at the bakery, a new feature that she couldn’t produce at her starter place.
When Vaughn left business college while she was in faculty to choose a action towards culinary school, this is what she hoped would happen a person working day. But with a husband in the armed forces, Vaughn experienced to wait around till the duo retired to Franklin prior to she could make headway.
“My partner then informed me it was my transform to stick to my aspiration,” she claimed. “I am so excited that I can barely stand it. I want to display absolutely everyone all the tricky operate we’ve done. I am so fired up to host more individuals to sit and love and congregate and create much more simply because of the place we will have. I couldn’t be additional fortunate.”
Where by to discover it
Tackle: 118 4th Ave N, Franklin, TN
Hrs: Tuesday – Saturday: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. After the new area is thoroughly functional, Vaughn reported they would offer high tea on Sundays.
Opening day: Third week of November, with an precise day before long posted to the bakery’s social media
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Emily West is a reporter for The Tennessean, masking Franklin and Williamson County. You can arrive at her on Twitter @emwest22 or e-mail her at [email protected]