Popular patisserie in the rue Chimay will close at the end of this month.
Entrepreneur Cathy Goedert has announced that she will be starting a new venture and plans to close the patisserie that bears her name in the centre of the capital city. Goedert opened the boutique and restaurant venue in the premises of the former Speltz restaurant in 2014.
The venue was an immediate success and proved a popular brunch venue for many expats. Goedert even opened a short-lived second outlet in the Cactus supermarket in Marnach in the north of the country. The decision has come as a surprise to many, but Goedert told Delano’s sister publication Paperjam that she is about to undertake a new venture in the gastronomy sector--though she would not reveal details.
The rue Chimay location has already found a new proprietor in the shape of Cocottes, the fresh food chain run by Stéphanie Jacquet, who also owns Um Plateau.
Interestingly Cocottes announces on its website that “every day our unsold products are collected by the Luxembourg Red Cross and Inter-Actions for families and people in need.” Cathy Goedert sparked a campaign on food waste when a Facebook user photographed a rubbish bin of unsold bread outside the store. She later explained that the loaves had been for display purposes and were in any case unfit for consumption.