Joe Vicari restaurant group opens second Vito’s Bakery location in Washingtown Township, MI

Jan 23, 2023 315

The Joe Vicari Restaurant Group (JVRG), which is Michigan owned and operated by the Vicari Family for over 30 years, announces the grand opening of their second Vito’s Bakery in Washington Township. The Grand Opening celebration with a ribbon cutting ceremony took place on Tuesday, January 17, 2023. Vito’s Bakery is located at 7839 26 Mile Rd. Washington Twp., MI 48094. 

Washington Township Supervisr Sebastiano Previti presented Mr. Vicari with a proclamation, welcoming the new extablishment to the township.  Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel was also on hand to congratulate Mr. Vicari, as were members of the Italian American Chamber of Commerce of Michigan. 

Vito’s Bakery, with its founding location in Clinton Township, has been providing fresh baked goods to guests all around Macomb County for over 50 years. Vito’s Bakery was started by Vito Bommarito in 1970 with a goal to “Be the Best”. Using quality ingredients, traditional family recipes and loyal caring employees he achieved that goal. His tradition and legacy continue as the Vito family remains committed to utilizing the homemade recipes that produce quality cannoli’s, cassata cakes, Italian butter cookies, muffalettas and delicious old-style treats, made by many of the same loyal employees who have been working at Vito’s for decades.

Vito’s Bakery offers delicate Italian pastries that are prepared daily using old world recipes. They offer a variety of cakes, including Wedding Cakes, Traditional Cakes, Ready-Made Birthday Cakes, and Custom Cakes for all occasions. Their pastry selection includes their award-winning cannoli cream Cannolis, Cream Puffs, Pasticcioti, Eclairs, Cassata, Cartoccci, Ding Dongs, “Lobster Tails”, and a variety of fancy cupcakes. Their handmade pies feature their own flaky buttery pastry crust and farm fresh ingredients. They also feature a variety of Streetside Favorites. These New-Italian American foods creates a sense of comfort and nostalgia that explode with unique flavors and can be enjoyed for lunch or dinner.

“We are thrilled to be expanding Vito’s Bakery into a second location in Macomb County,” stated Joe Vicari, President of the Joe Vicari Restaurant Group. “It’s an up-and-coming area and in a great location that will continue to allow the Vito family to have a strong hand in making it the perfect place to delight customers with their baked goods.”  

The 1700 sq. foot bakery took over the space that most recently belonged to Jimmy Dimitri’s Family Dining and is located at the corner of 26 Mile Rd and Van Dyke. Vito’s Bakery and can be found around the corner from Joe Vicari Restaurant’s duel concept Andiamo Presto and 2941 Mediterranean restaurant location.

Vito’s Bakery is open Tuesday through Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sundays from 8:00am – 3:00pm. Vito’s Bakery is closed on Monday.

Vito’s is looking for people to join their team at the front counter. Applicants can apply in-store.

About Joe Vicari Restaurant Group:

The Joe Vicari Restaurant Group is family owned and operated. Headquartered in Warren, Michigan, they are home to Metro Detroit’s most award-winning restaurants and known as the largest independent restaurant group. They have brands from five-star dining to family friendly quick casual dining concepts and employ over 1,100. For over 30 years, Detroit restaurateur Joe Vicari has opened restaurants based on three basic principles: fresh authentic cuisine, impeccable service, and a warm, inviting atmosphere, which are the values carried in their nine restaurant brands. The Joe Vicari Restaurant Group own and operate five Metro Detroit Andiamo locations, an Andiamo within Detroit Metro Airport, the Andiamo Celebrity Showroom (an 800-seat concert/event venue located within Andiamo Warren), two Joe Muer Seafood locations, 2 Vito’s Bakeries in Macomb County, The Country Inn with three locations in Michigan, 29/41 Mediterranean Street Food with six locations including their new duel concept with Andiamo Presto, Birmingham Pub, The Bronze Door and The Statler Bistro and Market in Michigan and the Andiamo Italian Steakhouse in Las Vegas. In addition, the group will be opening their first Joe Muer/Andiamo Presto dual concept location in Nashville, TN July of 2023. The group also runs an Andiamo Food Truck and one of the largest Catering & Event Management Companies in Michigan bringing great food and hospitality to thousands of people at meetings, charity affairs and major sports events like the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix. www.VicariRestaurants.com

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