Wow, when Au Bon Pain launched its latest pastry innovation to cafés nationwide the Bacon & Cheddar Kolache, we found it to be a Ready-2-Eat meal that was just magical according to team members at Foodservice Solutions®.
Au Bon Pain explains that a Kolache is a savory handheld breakfast treat with a history of evolution. “Originating in the 1700s as a semi-sweet, fruit topped wedding dessert in the Czech Republic, the kolache [koh-LAH-chee] was first introduced to America when Czech immigrants began settling in Texas in the mid-1800s. Over two centuries later, Au Bon Pain takes a nod from the Texan love for savory meats and cheeses and brings the Bacon & Cheddar Kolache to customers’ busy lives.” It works for our team.
Grocerant niche Ready-2-Ea t and Heat-N-Eat fresh prepared food like these Kolache are as Au Bon Pain says are “Perfect as a breakfast on the run or an afternoon this updated twist on the kolache offers a warm, slightly sweet and savory dough filled with crispy bacon and melted cheddar cheese.” Grocerant niche fresh food is often found at bakery café concepts as they are fresh, fast, fine food that is portable.
Katherine See, Au Bon Pain’s executive chef stated “We’re thrilled to be the first brand in our category to introduce the kolache to new regions of the U.S.…We love playing with our ovens and get inspired when something super special emerges. We pride ourselves on offering choices for our customers, and while we believe how important it is to create delicious, healthful options for every day, we also know food lovers want to indulge too!”
If you have not had a kolache Foodservice Solutions® Grocerant Guru® recommends the The Bacon & Cheddar Kolache at Au Bon Pain most cafés are offering them 2 for $5 as they are meal magic.
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