Opened on January 14, Swiftwater Brewing Company is a farm brewery/brewpub located in the heart of downtown Rochester’s South Wedge neighborhood. Founded by Andy Cook, a longtime homebrewer and avid white-water kayaker, the South Wedge brewery will have a large brewing system and a full-service kitchen that will feature pizza and burgers. The meat will come directly from Cook’s family farm, Aurora Ridge in Aurora, Cayuga County.
Scratch Bakeshop is a boutique sweets shop specializing in custom baked and allergen free desserts. Each confection is crafted from scratch with love. With creativity and dedication to making delicious dessert, your taste buds will be delighted. Molly Hartley’s experience as a pastry chef and Kate Cassels’ design and food industry background combine to bring you the loveliest cakes and sweets to suit your special occasion.
FSI Development of Rochester has purchased the empty lot at 186 Atlantic Avenue and is planning to build a brewery and tasting room on the southeast corner of the site to lease to Three Heads Brewing of Honeoye Falls. The planned 19,500 square foot building will primarily be a brewin facility, but will also include retail sales, an indoor tasting room, and outdoor patio, expected to be open by July, 2015.