Blue Duck Bakery Cafe in Riverhead offering samples during grand opening

12/15/2012 8:00 AM |

GIANNA VOLPE PHOTO | Blue Duck Bakery celebrated the opening of its Riverhead location Friday afternoon with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Local officials gathered Friday afternoon for the ribbon cutting of the Blue Duck Bakery Café while the big blue duck himself watched on with delight.

“We’re so happy to have you here,” Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter said to bakery owners Nancy and Keith Kouris as he presented them with a proclamation thanking them for their investment in the re-development of the downtown area. “Riverhead is on fire as far as I can tell and it’s just going to keep burning down the street.”

The bakery will offer samples of its baked goods, including bread, soups and sandwiches throughout this weekend as it celebrates its grand opening.

WLNG will broadcast live from the bakery location between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday and people are invited to come down to show their “Best Cake Face” for a photograph.

The Blue Duck Bakery Café started in 1999 in Southampton by Mr. and Ms. Kouris and expanded to a second location in Southold Town in 2008.

gvolpe@timesreview.com