Westlake's Great Harvest Bread Company sees new ownership and renovation

Great Harvest Bread Company's Westlake location celebrated a renovation and new ownership with a ribbon cutting at the end of April.

Great Harvest Bread Company's Westlake location celebrated a renovation and new ownership with a ribbon cutting at the end of April.

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Great Harvest Bread Company's Westlake location celebrated a renovation and new ownership with a ribbon cutting at the end of April.
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Great Harvest Bread Company's Westlake location celebrated a renovation and new ownership with a ribbon cutting at the end of April.
Great Harvest Bread Company's Westlake location celebrated a renovation and new ownership with a ribbon cutting at the end of April.

Owners Juan Maldonado and Gisela Hernandez-Mendoza purchased the bakery after learning the previous owners were retiring and closing, a news release said. The pair applied for an $82,000 Family Business Loan Program loan from the city of Austin's Economic Development Department to acquire the establishment and remodel the interior.

The FBLP is a public-private loan pool that commits to create one job for every $35,000 borrowed and utilizes no city funds, the release said. It added that the healthy, made-from-scratch bakery makes fresh bread daily and has been a part of the Austin community for more than 25 years.

3201 Bee Caves Road, Ste. 126, Austin. 512-329-9216. www.austintexas.greatharvestbread.com


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