New café in downtown Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. WANE (WANE)  A new café is opening in heart of downtown Fort Wayne on Calhoun Street

The Central City Café cut its ribbon Monday to welcome guests into the historic building that has been renovated into an upscale café.

The owner, Cheryl Toscos, has over 12 years of experience in interior design and eight years of experience in restaurant management.

“I saw a perfect opportunity to buy a beautiful historic building in an area that has so much going on right now,” said Toscos. “I wanted to bring a metropolitan feel to downtown.”

The café features a 14-foot-long salad and sandwich bar. According to the News Sentinel,the café has a 60-item make-your-own salad and sandwich bar with quality deli meats and fresh baked bread. Guests pay by the ounce when they are finished. Other items on the menu include gourmet pizza, house chips, and paninis.

Toscos also incorporated the work of local artist Terry Ratliff into the design of the restaurant, his paintings can be seen thought the café. Recently, Ratliff’s work was the inspiration for a line of dress shirts displayed at a local fashion show

The café will be open from 10:30 a.m.  to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, closed on the weekends.

The café is located at 620 South Calhoun Street.

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