Corner Bakery Locations
Corner Bakery Cafe 111 locations in West, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, South a neighborhood favorite in communities all over—a place to find a warm welcome. Where people can gather with friends or hide out on their own. A place where fresh, innovative food is served up with unsurpassed quality and consistency by passionate employees. A place still dedicated to keeping our neighbors, friends and guests happy, in their special little Corner of the world.Several stories have appeared in national media outlets addressing the possible buyout of Il Fornaio and Corner Bakery Cafe, expected to be completed by June. The purchasing company, Roark Capital Group, also owns Focus Group, parent company of Auntie Anne's, Carvel, Cinnabon, Moe's Southwest Grill, Schlotzsky's and Seattle's Best Coffee. Other Roark companies include McAlister's Deli and Wing Stop.Terms of the deal have not been disclosed and executives with both companies have said they can't discuss the sale; however, Bernard Vaughan, senior editor at Buyouts Magazine, has said that Bruckmann Rosser Sherrill & Co. has agreed to sell both brands. Bruckmann purchased 21-unit Il Fornaio in 2001 and 119-unit Corner Bakery Cafe in 2006.Corner Bakery Cafe has been on a growth track for the past several years.