Meeting in the Bakery Apprentice Class at Niagara College, both Josie and Nickey found common ground with a shared passion and hometown of Hamilton. Dreaming of owning and operating their own bake shoppe…it was entrepreneurial love at first sight…
The dream was simple – We believe a small business should be about creating meaningful employment, creating a space that allows for creativity and creating an awesome team within a dynamic atmosphere. Being genuinely passionate about food and sustainability also focused our business concept. When everything aligned, we knew our little corner stone would soon become a Kirkendall neighbourhood hub!
Our goal was to provide our employees with a creative, lively, environmentally conscience and career minded space. We can happily announce that we reached a milestone when it came to key points in our business plan; Living Wage was one goal that we were able to attain ahead of schedule. This means a lot to us and will forever be the forefront of our future planning, funneling everything back to our employees who are the back bone of our little slice of pie!
Thank you for your support and love for all that is C+L. Without you this whole venture wouldn’t have been possible.