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Au Bon Pain and Boston Children’s Museum Announce New Partnership
Boston, Mass.; November 15, 2006 – Au Bon Pain will become the new tenant restaurant at the Boston Children’s Museum, with a late winter 2007 opening planned. The announcement comes as the museum is undergoing an extensive $47 million expansion and renovation project to be completed in Spring 2007.
“As a Boston-based company, we are excited to have been selected to be a part of the Boston Children’s Museum family, one of the city’s premier educational institutions,” said Au Bon Pain President/CEO Sue Morelli. “Our nutrition kiosk and diverse menu offerings will allow the many families and children who visit the museum to make health-conscious choices when enjoying a great tasting meal or snack.”
“We are thrilled to bring to our visitors and neighbors a great food choice at Fort Point Channel, Au Bon Pain,“ said Boston Children’s Museum President/CEO Lou Casagrande. “Their chefs have been working with us to create a menu that will offer healthy choices for the thousands of families that visit the Museum each year.”
Features of Au Bon Pain located at the Boston Children’s Museum will include:
Nutrition Kiosk: Created in partnership with the Boston Children’s Museum, the kiosk features a variety of interactive games that help children make healthier food choices while learning about nutrition.
Kids Lunch & Dinner Menu: A selection of kid-friendly fare will be served with sliced apple, baby carrots or chips. Breakfast selections include yogurt, oatmeal with a choice of toppings, fruit cups and bagels. Lunch selections include macaroni & cheese, turkey sandwich and chicken tenders.
Design: The restaurant will feature colorful, kid-friendly materials, 3-D murals, and a contemporary lunchroom space, as well as an outdoor patio with waterway views.
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About Au Bon Pain
Since its beginnings as a Boston bakery, Au Bon Pain (“the place of good bread”) has grown to 255 locations in the U.S. and abroad. Au Bon Pain offers consumers a wide array of delicious, nutritional menu items created under the direction of award-winning chef Thomas John. The company’s innovative Nutritional Kiosk allows consumers to obtain detailed nutritional information on each of the restaurant’s menu selections. Au Bon Pain is headquartered in Boston. www.aubonpain.com
About Boston Children’s Museum
Boston Children’s Museum exists to help children understand and enjoy the world in which they live. It is a private, non-profit, educational institution that is recognized internationally as a research and development center and pacesetter for children's exhibitions, educational programs and curriculum. Boston Children’s Museum focuses on three key areas of expertise: visitor programs, teacher resources and early childhood education. More information about Boston Children’s Museum can be found at www.BostonChildrensMuseum.org.