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Nicole from Goldfinch and Christina and Ross from Pinkmans outside Goldfinch Create and Play + Pinkmans Cafe Westbury on Trym

Goldfinch and Pinkmans Announce New Partnership, Bringing Delicious New Menu and Famous Sourdoughnuts to Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol

Bristol, UK – 26 June 2024 – Goldfinch Create and Play is excited to announce a strategic partnership with Pinkmans, a renowned Bristol-based bakery. This collaboration aims to enhance the culinary offerings at Goldfinch, providing a wider range of high-quality food options alongside Goldfinch’s creative and yoga activities.

About Goldfinch Create and Play

Goldfinch Create and Play, founded by Nicole Strong, is a vibrant community space in Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol. Since its establishment in September 2023, Goldfinch has built a great reputation for its creative art sessions, yoga classes, and nurturing environment designed to inspire well-being and creativity. Winner of prestigious awards such as the ASBP Judge’s Award and Best Civic Project at the Bristol Property Awards 2024, Goldfinch is a beacon of creativity and sustainability in the local community.

About Pinkmans

Pinkmans, led by Ross Gibbens, is one of Bristol’s most loved bakeries. Famed for its legendary sourdoughnuts, fresh focaccia sandwiches and hand crafted Viennoiseries. They pride themselves on small batch baking, with excellent brunch, lunch options, alongside delicious Yallah Roastery coffee and a warm welcome. With multiple locations across Bristol, Pinkmans has earned accolades including a place on the Sunday Times’ top 25 Bakeries in the UK and has featured in ‘Andi Oliver’s Fabulous Feasts’ on the BBC. The bakery is celebrated for its commitment to quality and innovation in baking, making it a perfect fit for the partnership with Goldfinch.

The Partnership’s Purpose

This new partnership between Goldfinch and Pinkmans brings together two Bristol-based independents driven by a shared vision to offer exceptional customer experiences and community enrichment. Visitors to Goldfinch will now enjoy a variety of Pinkmans’ delicious offerings, including brunch and lunch options, sourdough sandwiches, pastries, frittata, salads, coffee, and smoothies. By integrating Pinkmans’ culinary expertise with Goldfinch’s creative and yoga activities, the collaboration aims to:

Enhance Food Quality: Focus on delivering high-quality, locally sourced food options that cater to families, students, local workers, and retirees alike.

Expand Catering Options: Introduce catering services for parties, events, and children attending Goldfinch’s holiday clubs, providing wholesome and delicious options.

Facilitate Business Growth: Create opportunities for both Goldfinch and Pinkmans to expand their reach and develop new offerings tailored to the North Bristol community.

Support Staff Development: Foster growth and development opportunities for staff across both establishments, ensuring continuous improvement in service and quality.

Nicole from Goldfinch and Christina and Ross from Pinkmans outside Goldfinch Create and Play + Pinkmans Cafe Westbury on Trym

Nicole Strong, Owner of Goldfinch Create and Play, expressed enthusiasm about the partnership:

“I’m so pleased to be partnering with a much-loved Bristol Bakery. After meeting Pinkmans, it was an instant synergy in our values. We can now focus all of our energy on art and yoga offerings and doing what we do best, knowing you’ll be well looked after in the brunch and lunch department!”

On the upcoming venture with Goldfinch, in Westbury on Trym, Cristina Cochior and Ross Gibbens Owner of Pinkmans said:

“We are excited to be working with Nicole and the team at Goldfinch. Since the moment we first met Nicole it was clear that we are all driven by the quality of our guest experience & a passion for excellence. We look forward to welcoming the vibrant community of Westbury on Trym to Pinkmans and can’t wait to be able to give them their fix of sourdoughnuts and freshly baked goods, seven days a week.”

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