YORK COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) — A new cafe that spotlights local artists is now open in York.

Collect 256, is owned and operated by Sarah Cahill, who is also the government chef of the freshly opened establishment. In accordance to Collect 256’s web page, Cahill started off her culinary occupation in New York, wherever she attended the very well-acknowledged French Culinary Institute.

Next her time in New York, Cahill later on settled in North Carolina performing as the chef in the kitchen of the up-scale Snowbird Mountain Lodge. Due to the fact her time in NC, Cahill has acted as a: chef teacher, personal chef, caterer, food stuff stylist, and recipe developer in Central Pennsylvania.

In accordance to Cahill, she has now been a resident of downtown York for 10 a long time.

Collect 256 is Cahill’s to start with, individually-owned eatery, which also doubles as a gallery for neighborhood artists to demonstrate off and promote their artwork. In accordance to Cahill, all of the paintings, pottery, and so on. are created by community artists and are all for sale in her cafe.

“We are just seriously lucky to have a ton of expertise in York City,” Cahill stated. “I am super fortunate, due to the fact I get to glimpse at all of this [art] all day!”

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The new Gather 256 is situated inside the previous property of i-ron-ic Coffee Store and Artwork Boutique, on 256 West Philadelphia Street. According to Cahill, the new Gather 256 is able of seating up to 55 guests – but can extend that potential for different events. Presently, the new institution features an upstairs plant studio and weekend events/ workshops to encourage neighborhood customers to occur collectively.

According to Cahill, one particular major intention for her at Obtain 256 was to “bring the food to a new level,” – she now offers a broad array of high quality breakfast and lunchtime alternatives to opt for from, these types of as french toast, bagel breakfast sandwiches, Paninis, wraps, and a lot much more!

To view Obtain 256’s overall menu, you can click here.

While Get 256 officially opened its doorways about 5 months ago, they nevertheless have various variations they plan to implement in and about the cafe. According to Cahill, she hopes to inevitably expand her hours of functions to 7 times a 7 days, increase her menu to include things like dinner foods, host additional lessons and workshops, and open her outdoors patio for visitors to make use of through the warmer months.

In accordance to Collect 256’s Facebook page, they held their formal grand opening on Feb. 21.

“It’s been a thirty day period this 7 days considering the fact that we opened, and I feel excellent,” Cahill mentioned. “I am really happy of all the do the job that we have completed right here.”

Get 256 is presently choosing for multiple positions – if you are interested you can possibly connect with the new cafe at (717) 793-3258, or go in human being to choose up an application.

Get 265’s present several hours of operation are:

  • Tuesdays – Saturdays // 7a.m. to 3p.m.