Pâtisserie Barré meerbusch

A DELICIOUS EUROPEAN VENTURE THAT STARTS WITH YOU! Lucille & Guillaume are opening the first French-run pastry shop in Düsseldorf

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Pâtisserie Barré meerbusch

<p>  </p> <p> <i><strong><em>Lucille &amp; Guillaume Barré's "Café Barré" Pastry Shop</em></strong><strong>, is the first French-run tea room and pastry shop to open in Düsseldorf*</strong> (Germany).</i></p> <p> <img alt="Img_2967-1412787343" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/126432/IMG_2967-1412787343.jpg"></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> To offer our friends on the other side of the Rhine the best of French gastronomy, these two devoted perfectionists will specialize in regional French products.</p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> After working for some of the top names in Paris and gaining valuable experience elsewhere in France and abroad, Lucille and Guillaume have finally decided to open their own shop in Germany.</p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>This venture is the fruit of their two great loves: Germany, and French gastronomy.</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> Why Düsseldorf? There is a substantial demand, the city is known for its economic and cultural wealth (it is a centre for fashion, many big groups have their head offices there, and it has the largest Japanese community in the world after New York).</p> <p>  </p> <p> And the cherry on the cake: Guillaume and Lucille are perfectly at home!</p> <p>  </p> <p> Their strength is the complementary nature of their skills: Guillaume is a gifted pastry chef, while Lucille, with her beautiful smile, takes care of sales and administration.</p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="P1120061-1412589308" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/125527/P1120061-1412589308.jpg"></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <em><u>Trilingual, Lucille will welcome customers in the classic French style, transporting them to the land of Molière, Brassens, and Bocuse...</u></em></p> <p> <em><u>Guillaume will be happy to share his expertise through his creations, and also through offering workshops. </u></em></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>What makes the <em>"Café Barré"</em> concept special?</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong> Café Barré will be the only place in Düsseldorf where people of all generations can sample French gastronomy and culture through the tea room, the pastry workshops for children and adults, and themed evenings.</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="Img_0183-1412785450" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/126423/IMG_0183-1412785450.jpg"></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> Customers and food lovers will be able to enjoy an authentic French experience, with music and décor creating a delightful atmosphere in which to enjoy gourmet delicacies.</p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong> The tea room </strong>will have 20 seats and will be open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 8am to 6pm.</p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>The workshop</strong> will welcome groups of all ages, from primary schools to retirement homes.</p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>Themed evenings</strong> will vary with the seasons, current events and original one-off ideas.</p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="Img_0252-1412785577" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/126424/IMG_0252-1412785577.jpg"></p> <p>  </p> <p> Accompanied by a warm welcome, all the great classics of French pastry will be presented, from the chocolate éclair to the lemon tart, including of course, the famous macaroons.</p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="Img_3002-1412787132" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/126430/IMG_3002-1412787132.jpg"></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> The menu will change over the course of the year, ranging from a typical French breakfast to a set price lunch.</p> <p> All products will be available for consumption on the premises or to take away.</p> <p>  </p> <p>            <img alt="Paris_brest-1418134206" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/145366/paris_brest-1418134206.jpg"></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>Lucille and Guillaume plan </strong><strong>to take a</strong><strong> pastry shop and tea room</strong> in the heart of Düsseldorf. The café has huge potential, both in terms of its geographic location and the nature of the preparation and eating areas.</p> <p>  </p> <p> The "Café Barré" project will evolve in four stages:</p> <p> <strong>Stage 1</strong>: purchase the  business</p> <p> <strong>Stage 2</strong>: add the "French touch" (decoration, music, production of high quality French dishes and pastries)</p> <p> <strong>Stage 3</strong>: promote the new business (creation of an internet site, advertising)</p> <p> <strong>Stage 4</strong>: launch production and "Café Barré" will be ready to open its doors! </p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong> *More on Düsseldorf: </strong><u>http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Düsseldorf</u></p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="Tarte_figue__pistache__noisette-1412785201" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/126417/tarte_figue__pistache__noisette-1412785201.jpg"></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>For stage 1, the creators of "Café Barré" need your help!</strong></p> <p>  </p>

Allocation of funds

<p> <img alt="P_te_de_fruits_agrume_et_vanille-1412086162" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/123861/p_te_de_fruits_agrume_et_vanille-1412086162.jpg"></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>The purchase of the business and all of the investment associated with setting up the concept</strong> (shop window, installation of workshop space, new interior decoration of the café, purchase of equipment) represent a total of<strong> 100 000euros.</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> The purpose of this fund-raising initiative is <strong>to collect 10 000euros , in order to form part of the down-payment necessary to obtain a bank loan.</strong></p> <p> Once this loan is obtained, the happy owners of the business will be able to launch "Café Barré". </p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="Sabl_s_nantais-1412088448" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/123866/sabl_s_nantais-1412088448.jpg"></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> If thanks to you, we exceed the target, your contributions will go towards the creation of the épicerie fin ecorner.</p> <p>  </p> <p> And soon you will also be able to follow <strong><em>"Café Barré" </em></strong>on Facebook.</p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>"Café Barré" needs your help to be born, so a big THANK YOU in advance to everyone who contributes to the project, which means so much to its initiators!</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>DANKE, and see you very soon…</strong></p> <p> <img></p> <p> <img alt="Img_3680-1412086123" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/123860/IMG_3680-1412086123.JPG"></p> <p> <strong>                                                                              IN DÜSSELDORF!</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <em>UN GRAND MERCI à Elsa, Axel, Emmanuel et nos parents, pour leur soutien qui nous fait avancer chaque jour. Un grand MERCI également à Valérie Ferment et Camille Maimbourg pour les traductions et les photos.</em></p> <p> <em>MERCI à tous de croire en nous et en ce beau projet !</em></p>



  • 5 contributions
A BIG THANK YOU!!! Your name will appear in the thank you list on Facebook

Estimated delivery: December 2014


  • 4 contributions
A big THANK YOU and a postcard of Düsseldorf/Paris as a token of our appreciation!

Estimated delivery: December 2015


  • 8 contributions
A big THANK YOU and a postcard of Düsseldorf as a token of our appreciation, accompanied by a delicious selection of biscuits!

Estimated delivery: December 2015


  • 13 contributions
A big THANK YOU, a delicious selection of biscuits and a postcard of Düsseldorf/Paris, plus a hot drink with a piece of cake in the tea room, or three free recipes on line to make at home.

Estimated delivery: December 2015


  • 12 contributions
A big THANK YOU, a delicious selection of biscuits, a preview version of our loyalty card, an "Café Barré" MUG, and a hot drink with a piece of cake.

Estimated delivery: December 2015


  • 7 contributions
A big THANK YOU, a delicious selection of biscuits, an "Café Barré" MUG, two hot drinks and pieces of cake, and two invitations to our inauguration evening.


  • 6 contributions
A huge THANK YOU, an "Café Barré" MUG, an "Café Barré" Apron, two invitations to our inauguration evening, and a choice of breakfast in the tea room for two people, or a personalized dessert!

Estimated delivery: December 2015


  • 2 contributions
a huge THANK YOU, an "Café Barré" MUG, an "Café Barré" apron, two invitations to our inauguration evening, breakfast for two people in the tea room, a personalized dessert and a gourmet hamper.

Estimated delivery: December 2015


A huge THANK YOU, a gourmet hamper, 2 invitations to our inauguration evening, breakfast for two people in the tea room, a dessert for your birthday, a Yule log for the holiday season, a "galette des rois" to celebrate Twelfth Night, and an "Café Barré" MUG and apron!

Estimated delivery: December 2015


  • 1 contribution
a huge THANK YOU, 2 Paris/Düsseldorf Thalys return tickets, enabling you to visit, or return to, one of these wonderful cities! A bottle of champagne, 2 invitations to our inauguration evening, and breakfast in the tea room for two people: all the ingredients for a perfect weekend!

Estimated delivery: December 2015

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