Sally’s Bakery – A Gluten Free Place
by Julie Paulk
Needing to be gluten free? Try Sally’s Bakery, where everything in the store is guaranteed to be gluten free! Considerable research has been done about the gluten-free lifestyle. While some celebrities do it for a trend, others do it out of necessity. Whatever your reason for choosing gluten-free foods, Sally’s Bakery can help keep you on track in a delicious way.
Q. Why did you pick this particular kind of business?
A. My mother and sister love to scratch bake; when we all found out we had gluten sensitivities we modified our recipes to make them gluten free and decided to turn it into a business.
Q. What are some of the foods/services you offer that people don’t know about?
A. We’ve started offering cupcakes and we have some great holiday items like pumpkin pie and dinner rolls that are to die for.
Q. Why did you choose to open your business in Sandy Springs?
A. The location is convenient; we’re seconds away from 400 and I-285. Also, the Sandy Springs and surrounding communities are more affluent, which tends to fall in line with the demographics of our customer base.
Q. How many customers can your restaurant hold at one time?
A. We’re a bakery with basically a storefront so only a few people at a time.
Q. Do you offer catering?
A. We don’t since usually it’s only a few people that need to be gluten free and it’s more expensive. But stay tuned…
Q. Do you offer delivery?
A. We ship via UPS to most states.
Q. Business owner’s name?
A. Sally Owings and Taylor Owings (me)
Q. How long have you been in business?
A. Since December of 2009, so a little over two years now.
Q. Business website? Facebook?
Q. What special publicity or awards has your restaurant received?
A. We’ve been written about in the AJC along with the Sandy Springs Neighbor and Northside Neighbor.
Q. What are your most popular entrees? main dishes? desserts?
A. Our chocolate chip cookies
Q. What’s the best thing about being a small business owner in Sandy Springs?
A. We’re not far from anywhere since 400 and I-285 are so close by. Customers don’t have to drive forever to get to us.
Q. What’s the best thing about your job?
A. I get to offer guidance to people new to the gluten free lifestyle.
Q. What is the best thing about Sandy Springs?
A. It’s so easy to get here from anywhere in Atlanta.
Q. Is there anything else you would like our readers to know about your restaurant?
A. While we are completely gluten free, we also have many items that are free of dairy, soy, and egg.
Sally’s Bakers is located just outside the Perimeter at 5920 Roswell Rd Suite 108A, Sandy Springs, GA 30328. From Sandy Springs Toyota dealership, drive one mile south along Roswell Rd. Pass Hammond drive and the bakery will be in the shopping center on your right.