In the News: Former Michelin-star pastry chef opening shop in the old Swedish Bakery in Chicago

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In the News: Former Michelin-star pastry chef opening shop in the old Swedish Bakery in Chicago

Last year, we and thousands of Chicagoans were sad to hear that the 88-year-old Swedish Bakery in Andersonville would be closing its doors.

Bobby Schaffer, the former pastry chef at a three-Michelin-starred restaurant, now plans to open a new bakery in its spot. Schaffer will offer chocolates in addition to baked goods and plans pay homage to the Swedish Bakery by offering one of its most popular items, princess cake, according to Eater Chicago. The new bakery will open in May.

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