The Munjoy Hill News interviewed owner Stephanie Smith about her decision to close Bakery on the Hill.
Smith lives in Bridgeton and she found the almost three hour round trip commute not possible to do anymore. Also, her daughter Alexandra, became engaged to an attorney in New York City following her move back to Maine. Her expertise as a pastry cook in New York City was vital to the operation. Both of those factors weighed heavily in Smith’s decision.
Maine a la Carte reports that chef/owner Stephanie Brown has decided to close the Sea Grass Bistro in Yarmouth.
Brown told me in an e-mail that she has decided to accept an offer to become executive chef at the Woodlands Club in Falmouth, “an opportunity that found me, I was not looking for it!”
“There was an offer on the table I could not refuse,” she explained. “I have been in the club arena before and loved it.