O’ What a Day Cafe has closed
its downtown Waukesha location.
Charles Auer/Freeman Staff
WAUKESHA - Good
news and bad news from O’What a Day Cafe: owner Bobbie Peters
said the downtown Waukesha location is closed for good, but she
plans to open a larger bakery and “clean eating” cafe on Sunset
“This is a
naturally slow time for bakeries, so it’s the perfect time to
relocate,” Peters said. “The new location will be big, like the
one in Brookfield.”
her Brookfield location on Bluemound Road on Dec. 9, and she
said business has been great. The location serves lunch “whole
foods” style, meaning all the ingredients are made from scratch
without preservatives or fillers.
“It is truly
what a lot of restaurants are going to become, I believe,
because people need clean eating,” Peters said.
She said the
new Waukesha location, tentatively planned for
202 E. Sunset Drive, should offer a similar type of fare,
along with a full-service bakehouse, a cooking incubator and
she has mixed feelings about leaving her Main Street Plaza space
an incredibly hard market. I’d stay there in an instant if I
felt we could be successful, but there are not enough people
living there, shopping there and spending money,” Peters said.
weather, you might have two people come into your shop in a day.
We needed to get to a market where we could grow our business
she’ll miss being close to the Farmers Market area, although she
hopes to offer O’ What a Day Cafe’s baked goods at the market in
the summer, but she’s excited to offer the Waukesha area a
chance to try out the cafe’s food.
looking for wholesome cuisine with gluten-free and vegan options
and you want to feel good about what you just ate, give us a try
and see our style, regardless of where we’re located,” Peters