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Cottage Kitchen & Cafe holds ribbon cutting

Posted: Friday, January 27, 2012

The Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting at Cottage Kitchen & Café on Thursday, January 26. The new restaurant is owned by Cheryl Gates and her mother, Edna Ruppert and is located at 966 Locust Drive and U.S.-24 in Roanoke.

Those in attendance were welcomed by Steve Kimmel, executive director of the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce, and an address by Tim Powell, Three Rivers Financial and president of the Roanoke Chamber of Commerce followed. The group of nearly 35 people packed the restaurant to celebrate the ribbon cutting with the owners.

Those in attendance were given tours and treated to a delicious assortment of goods prepared by the restaurant. Each person celebrating the ribbon cutting was given a cupcake to go by Gates and Ruppert along with a meal card for their future visits to the restaurant.

The restaurant is open for breakfast and lunch daily. The menu offers a variety of different foods and varies from day to day. Specialty coffees, ice cream and baked goods are also featured daily. Gates services include corporate luncheons, custom catering and event center meals. Hours at the Cottage Kitchen & Café are 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday. The restaurant plans to have expanded hours during the spring and summer months.

Information about The Cottage Kitchen & Café can be found at www.facebook.com/CottageKitchenandCafe or e-mail, cherylgates.cottagekitchen@gmail.com. The restaurant phone number is (260) 388-5486.

Pictured in the photo above, front row, from left is John Mann, Hamilton Hospitality; Tim Powell, Three Rivers Financial and Roanoke Chamber president; Cheryl Gates, co-owner of Cottage Kitchen & Café; Gates’ sons, Ethan and Evan; Edna Ruppert, co-owner, Cottage Kitchen & Café; Mat Quickery, Bippus State Bank, Roanoke Chamber of Commerce; Gale Gibson, State Farm Insurance and Gale Mann, Hamilton Hospitality. Also in attendance were Chamber board members, Chamber Ambassadors and persons representing a variety of businesses from the Huntington and Roanoke areas.