No Label at the Table bakery is open for business


“HANNAH JOHNSON/NO LABEL AT THE TABLE CHEF: NO LABEL AT THE TABLE IS A GLUTEN AND DAIRY FREE COMPANY THAT EMPLOYS PEOPLE WITH AUTISM.” THE BUSINESS STARTED ABOUT A YEAR AGO JUST OPENED THIS BAKERY STOREFRONT TWO WEEKS AGO. “JESSICA REED/NO LABEL AT THE TABLE EMPLOYEE: BROWNIES, PIZZA CRUST, MUFFINS, CUPCAKES AND UPSIDE DOWN CAKES.” THAT’S JUST THE START OF GLUTEN AND DAIRY FREE BAKED GOODS YOU CAN BUY AT THE COUNTER OR ORDER ONLINE, PREPARED BY EMPLOYEES ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM. “HANNAH JOHNSON/NO LABEL AT THE TABLE CHEF: I LIKE MY CO-WORKERS, MY BOSS. I LIKE TO BAKE EVERYTHING.” “JESSICA REED/NO LABEL AT THE TABLE EMPLOYEE: MONEY.” EARNING MONEY AND PROVING PEOPLE WITH AUTISM CAN BE GREAT EMPLOYEES. “SHELLY HENLEY/NO LABEL AT THE TABLE FOUNDER: THEY’RE HONEST TO A FAULT. … …” “JACOB WITTMAN/NO LABEL AT THE TABLE CHEF: I WOULD SUGGEST YOU GET BROWNIES.” SHELLY HENLEY FOUNDED THE BUSINESS FOR HER SON, JACOB, WHO WANTED TO BE A CHEF. “JACOB WITTMAN/NO LABEL AT THE TABLE CHEF: IT’S MY OWN BAKERY.” “SHELLY HENLEY/NO LABEL AT THE TABLE FOUNDER: NO LABEL IS GOING TO LIMIT ANY KIND OF OUTCOME” NO LABEL AT THE TABLE EMPLOYS 13 PEOPLE. SHELLY SAYS SHE IS FULLY STAFFED RIGHT NOW, BUT WILL BE HIRING ADDITIONAL STAFF THIS SUMMER. SHE’S ALREADY BEEN APPROACHED ABOUT POSSIBLY FRANCHISING HER BUSINESS. SO SHE DOESN’T KNOW WHERE THIS IS GOING. I BROUGHT YOU SOME TREATS TO TRY. CHOCOLATE CUPCAKE. BANANA CUPCAKE WITH CHOCOLATE ICING AND A SNICKERDOODLE COOKIE. THERE ARE RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN

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