PAUL opens 3rd Bakery in the Heart of DC at 1000 Connecticut Ave NW on Monday June 4, 2012
WASHINGTON, DC- June 1, 2012- Established in Lille, France in 1889, PAUL Bakery is world-renown with nearly 500 stores in 25 countries, and in such prime locations as Amsterdam, Bahrain, Brussels, London, Madrid, Paris, Tokyo, and Qatar. On Monday, June 4, 2012, PAUL will open its third bakery café in the heart of Washington DC at 1000 Connecticut Avenue NW.
A brand new building, 1000 Connecticut Avenue is located at one of Washington's most strategic corners at the intersection of Connecticut Avenue and K Street northwest. PAUL is located on the Connecticut Ave side of the building, immediately next door to the British shirt-maker boutique of Charles Tyrwhitt. The trophy building is designed by Pei Cobb Freed and is expected to achieve Gold Rating by the United States Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (USGBC LEED). Farragut West Metro, and the finest restaurants, hotels, and shopping are steps away.
Even though PAUL is opening in a brand new glass, steel and granite building, its interior design inspires French comfort in a warm and welcoming ambiance, reminiscent of authentic French bakeries, and decorated so guests feel transported to a traditional boulangerie café in France. The 2000 sq ft bakery will seat 28 people inside, and a soon-to-open outdoor patio will accommodate approximately 20 people.
JUNE 4TH GRAND OPENING DAY FESTIVITIES
We're so excited for the 6/4 Opening of PAUL at 1000 Connecticut Ave NW that we be featuring a special giveaway with purchase! PAUL will give a FREE flute (baguette) OR a large macaron (in chocolate, raspberry or pistachio flavors) to the 1st 1000 people who make a purchase at PAUL 1000 Conn on Mon. June 4th -Opening Day! Note: It's going to be a crazy fun day, so our PAUL staff will be determining what they are handing out when! The giveaway will only happen at the brand new store on June 4th.
NEW STORE INFO:
1000 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20036
Hours: Mon-Fri: 7am-7pm; Sat-Sun: 8am-5pm
NEW SUMMER MENU (at all 3 bakeries):
PAUL is embracing summer with new ingredients and dishes that are perfect for your healthy lifestyle! We’ll have new Salads made with Quinoa, new Sandwiches with Grilled Vegetables, and offer Fresh Fruit Cups, Potato Pancakes, Crepes and even Natural Smoothies and Frappe Drinks!
PAUL’s breads are made fresh daily from an organic, locally sourced flour milled exclusively for PAUL, are naturally fermented and are made without additives or preservatives. Among the most popular breads: Le Charlemagne, a baguette bread made from whole wheat flour featuring a thin crust and dense center; pain 7 cereales, a fiber-rich, flavorful bread made with seven healthy grains; and fougasse aux olives, a bread from Southern France made with olive oil and chunky green and black olives.
Adding to the PAUL experience is the company’s renowned Viennoiserie which features melt-in-your-mouth, buttery pastries such as croissants, pain au chocolat, escargot aux raisins (raisin Danish), turnovers and macarons, all prepared daily at the bakery. PAUL’s sweeter side is showcased with an impressive selection of seasonal cakes and tarts. From French favorites such as the crispy, crème filled Millefeville (Napoléon) to decadent desserts such as Moellux au Chocolate, a soft, dense dark chocolate cake that is simple yet indulgent and intricate seasonal specialties such as Seasonal Fruit Tarts featuring loads of seasonal fruit picked at its ripest and paired with flaky, sugary crust and crème pâtissière. An expansive selection of patisserie and viennoiserie will be offered at PAUL.
Throughout the day, PAUL will also serve an array of sandwiches made on their own baguettes, fresh salads, quiches and other egg dishes, crepes, paillassons (potato pancakes) and soup.
CATERING (at all 3 bakeries):
With the opening of the new Conn Ave bakery, PAUL will now begin offering catering to nearby offices. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for all your catering needs.
· PAUL was founded in 1889 by the Holder family and has continued baking bread in the traditional manner for over 120 years
· We are artisanal bakers, passionate about the craft of baking
· PAUL is France’s leading bakery
· PAUL is now present in over 25 countries
· There are nearly 500 PAUL bakery-cafés worldwide.
· PAUL opened its US Flagship bakery-café in the Penn Quarter neighborhood of Washington, DC on May 2, 2011. A second bakery opened in Georgetown on November 21, 2011.
· PAUL hopes to open two more bakery cafés in the DMV area this year, with more locations on the horizon in 2013.