The Culinary Institute of America is throwing a party Saturday. The occasion is the grand opening of the CIA Bakery Café, the first public eatery at the school’s San Antonio campus.
Henry Brun and the Latin Playerz will perform during the festivities, which run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Coffees, pastries, rustic breads and daily soups are among the eatery’s offerings. The café is operated under the direction of pastry chef Alain Dubernard, department chair for baking and pastry arts at the local campus, and Jake Griffin, Bakery Café manager, who completed his bachelor’s degree at the CIA in 2008.
The CIA Bakery Café is located at 312 Pearl Parkway. It is open 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Cal 210-554-6464.