Phoenix rises from ashes

Central and North Burnett Times - - MENUS AND VENUES -

SEVENTEEN months af­ter Biggenden Coun­try Cafe was dev­as­tated by fire, Cafe Phoenix has risen from its ashes.

To­mor­row night Dean and Lisa Fother­ing­ham will host in­vited guests from the busi­ness com­mu­nity for a din­ner to show­case their menu.

Doors will open to the pub­lic at 8am Satur­day.

The Fother­ing­hams, along with chil­dren Cooper-Anne and An­gus, came to Biggenden in 2007.

They are look­ing for­ward to work­ing to­gether in the new premises, open seven days a week from 8am–8pm.

“We will be of­fer­ing the nor­mal take­away meals but will be pro­vid­ing morn­ing teas and restau­rant style meals along with piz­zas and pas­tas,” Mrs Fother­ing­ham said.

The Fother­ing­hams will be mak­ing their own cheese­cakes, ap­ple pies, meat pies, sausage rolls, spring rolls, bat­tered and crumb fish made from the catch of the day, as well as potato scal­lops.

“We will be hav­ing daily spe­cials but the fam­ily meal of pizza, gar­lic bread and four soft drinks will be avail­able all the time,” Mrs Fother­ing­ham said.

Func­tions’ cater­ing is avail­able or there is in-house seat­ing avail­able for 20 guests.

Come and en­joy a quiet cof­fee with a friend in the lounge or al­fresco din­ing out on the ve­randa.

There will also be a tourist in­for­ma­tion cen­tre at­tached to the venue.

PHOTO: ERICA MUR­REE

OPEN­ING SATUR­DAY: Lisa Fother­ing­ham will open the fam­ily-run busi­ness Cafe Phoenix, this Satur­day, in Ed­ward St, Biggenden.

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