FAIRFIELD, Pa. (WHTM) – A local coffee shop and bakery recently celebrated the grand opening of its second Midstate location.
A local cafe and bakery by the name Deja Brew recently unveiled their newest location in Fairfield, Pennsylvania, which they call “Miney Branch,” named after a neighboring stream in the area.
Deja Brew was purchased by current owner and operator, Midstate native Josh Keeney, about two years ago.
According to Keeney, he and his fiancée, Lily Medina, opened this second Deja Brew location in collaboration with Tara and James Whittington, who are helping to run the new eatery.
The company’s new 1,700 square foot space can accommodate up to 30 guests at a time. Keeney says the new location will offer fresh baked goods every day, sourced from the local cafe and bakery nearby 16 middle place in New Oxford, PA. In addition to the baked goods, the new Fairfield location will also feature a similar beverage menu to the New Oxford location.
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Since officially opening on Saturday, November 11, the new Deja Brew – Miney Branch has created 15 new jobs. Additionally, Deja Brew recently hired two new bakers in New Oxford, Pennsylvania to keep up with demand at the new location.
The opening hours of the new Deja Brew – Miney Branch, located at 815 Waynesboro PikeAre:
- Monday – Friday // 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m
- Saturdays – Sundays // 8 a.m. to 6 p.m
“[Now that we are open] I feel relief and proud,” Keeney said. “I’m really looking forward to getting my next locations up and running – it’s all very exciting!”
Moving forward, Keeney plans to continue to expand the Deja Brew brand throughout the Midstate.
In February 2024, he hopes to officially unveil his new mobile Deja Brew, which will soon be on the road in Bonneauville, Pennsylvania. Shortly thereafter, in March 2024, Keeney hopes to open his new Deja Brew sandwich shop concept in Fairfield, called “5 Loaves Eatery.”
“I just love the business and want to somehow try to build a little empire that I can pass down to my children one day,” Keeney shared. “I love building my community and this new space gives me more opportunities to help people – it’s kind of my calling.”
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