CheeseCaked Creamery & Cafe opens in the Atlanta subway
Cheese Cake, the bakery that offers personalized cheesecakes and milkshakes, is now open to Atlanta Metro, announcement Lalani companies, new owner of downtown. The opening – which took place on November 13 – is “part of a larger strategy to bring unique businesses and activations” downtown, the company said.
CheeseCaked was founded by Shawn brown after a drunk driver tragically killed his ten week old son, Jakori. After undergoing massive facial reconstructive surgery, she eventually moved to Atlanta, where her recovery process and her three remaining sons encouraged her to finally fulfill her lifelong dream of owning her own bakery.
“Shawn was determined to overcome life’s toughest obstacles and spread joy through the sweetest treats,” according to the ad. “In addition to running a bakery full time, she speaks at Mothers Against Drunk Driving events, sharing her story and reclaiming some of the young women she lost on that tragic day.”
CheeseCaked offers a variety of goodies, including paninis, milkshakes, and individually sized cheesecakes in flavors such as French toast and bacon, strawberry shortcake, cannoli, and even margarita. A menu favorite known as “My Little Pumpkin” features a signature cheesecake infused with nutmeg, cinnamon and pumpkin, resembling the flavors of the season’s favorite pumpkin pie, part of the proceeds from sales. being donated to Mothers Against Drunk Driving, in honor of Shawn’s late son.
âThe opening in Historic Underground is significant because it has been a staple of Atlanta’s entertainment and nightlife scene for many decades,â said Brown. âBeing able to operate in such a revered place is an honor. I am delighted that Cheesecaked is part of the new underground culture.
CheeseCaked’s hours of operation at Underground Atlanta are Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday from noon to 8 p.m. and Friday to Saturday from noon to 10 p.m.
âOur goal with Underground Atlanta is to create a true Atlanta destination with a great mix of unique shops and restaurants to re-energize downtown Atlanta,â said Shaneel Lalani, CEO of Lalani Ventures. âCheeseCaked not only offers some of the best desserts in town, but also has an inspiring history and mission that draws customers from across the region. As we continue to reinvigorate the property, we are delighted to welcome CheeseCaked as one of our first restaurant concepts.
CheeseCaked is the latest tenant to join the growing list of businesses in Underground Atlanta, including Yelle Beauty, Future, and a rotating collection of 70 artists and entrepreneurs opening storefronts, studios and galleries along Lower Alabama Street.