Bringing its turquoise-lined storefront to Chicago’s West Town, Aya Pastry (1332 West Grand Avenue), a commissary and soon-to-be brick-and-mortar, brings a range of breads, cakes and pastries by Michelin-starred pastry chef Aya Fukai. Describing her creations as honest and light-hearted, Fukai’s goal is to provide high-quality, yet approachable, baked goods to all for a range of everyday and special occasions. Aya Pastry product is available online for pickup seven days a week (72-hours in advance) and can be found in a variety of the city’s restaurants, cafes and local grocers.
Aya Pastry's previous Saturday pop-ups will officially transition into permanent Saturday Storefronts from 8am-1pm, starting September 7th.
In addition to other rotating cookies, pastries and breads from the James Beard nominated pastry chef, Aya Fukai, customers can expect to find favorites like
- Samoa cakes
- sourdough loaves
Aya Pastry will also offer a new off-menu bread every Saturday created by different bakers on the team. The special breads are exclusive and are only available at Saturday Storefronts.