Le Petit Bistro will hold its grand opening Saturday, Oct.16, at 3490 3rd St., Hubbard.
Owned by Ann and David Shultz, Le Petit Bistro serves thoughtfully brewed coffee, handcrafted espresso drinks with house made syrups. The establishment offers fresh baked pastries daily and creatively inspired food including soups, sandwiches and salads.
Open 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, Le Petit is a reimagined version of a family business operated in Woodburn in the 80's called La Petite Deli, which was owned by Ann's mother Marilyn Paradis.
"The bistro is the culmination of my passion for good coffee, espresso and food along with a desire to rekindle a family business that started over 40 years ago in Woodburn," Ann Shultz said. "I have fond memories of working in my mother's deli back in the 80's and I hope I can create those same kinds of memories for my employees and customers, all while focusing on the same high-quality food and drinks."
In addition to partnering with many local businesses for their food supplies, Le Petit serves Caravan Coffee out of Newberg. Caravan sources their coffee beans from all over the world making sure they meet strict social, environmental and traceability requirements.
"I hope to show our customers how our passionate attention to detail results in a perfectly brewed cup of coffee and skillfully crafted espresso," Shultz said. "Just as in the making of wine or beer, I see the making of espresso as an art and a science, all rolled into one, to bring out the best tasting notes and create the perfect drink."
As part of the grand opening, Le Petit has partnered with Hubbard's Jubilee Food Pantry to collect needed food staples for the community. Items that are in particular need include baking staples like oil, flour and sugar as well as canned vegetables, fruit, boxed cereal, dried chilis, masa, bouillon cubes and pickled jalapenos.
Customers visiting Le Petit on their grand opening day are asked to bring an item to donate to the food pantry. Collection boxes will be located near the doorway.
For information, call 503-982-3195 or visit www.lp-bistro.com or Le Petit's Facebook and Instagram.
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