Fast-casual restaurant Corner Bakery Café will open its first location in the Kansas City area on Nov.11. The store in Leawood, Kan., is the first of 11 locations planned to open in the Kansas City metro area in the next six years.
The chain offers breakfast, lunch and dinner and a menu featuring sandwiches, soups, salads and baked goods. It has more than 155 locations nationwide.
The local franchises are owned by a group consisting of partners Frank Westermajer, John Myller, Steven Barrett, Ronald Damiana and Wayne Glasser. Several of those partners also operate 34 Kansas City-area Hardee’s restaurants through Westar Foods Inc. and West Partners Inc.