In March, if you were in the Avondale area and walked up to Kaminsky’s for dessert or a dessert drink, you were met with a sign announcing the closure of the location. As of March 17, Kaminsky’s location on 2 Magnolia Road ceased serving as a full-service restaurant. But that doesn’t mean it’s closed. 

The building instead remains as a production kitchen for not only Kaminsky’s but Homegrown Hospitality’s other restaurants, T-Bonz Gill and Grill and Pearlz. The location now handles local deliveries and pick-up and even nationwide shipping. 

Through a site called GoldBelly, Kaminsky’s has been selling its cakes and sweet treats, according to Avondale’s only full-time employee Lizzie Slabaugh. “We have a lot of our staples on there now,” she said. 

Slabaugh holds the Avondale kitchen down, handling duties from baking cheesecakes, overseeing restaurant pick-up orders and all orders placed through GoldBelly. 

Slabaugh declined to say exactly why the Avondale location ceased dining service, but the change allowed to focus more on recipe-building and stretch her creative muscles. 

“It’s actually kind of created a little calmer environment for me,” Slabaugh said. “I get to focus more on being creative and doing some more recipe development. It’s actually been really good.” 

Whole cakes and cheesecakes like its sugar cookie dough cake or chocolate funfetti cake can be ordered for local pick up at the Avondale location by calling 854-429-1777 or local shipping through kaminskys.com. Nationwide shipping is available at goldbelly.com. The original Kaminsky’s, of course, is still open and serving at 78 N. Market Street. 

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