Demo Begins at Bread Furst Bakery Coming to Van Ness

4434 Connecticut Ave, NW

Back in September we learned about the new bakery coming to Van Ness. Bread Furst’s website says:

“We chose a general contracting company a couple of weeks ago. The process took more time that I had expected. Our architect, Peter Hapstak and his associates had candidates in mind and my friends, Ashok Bajaj, Washington’s premier restaurateur, and Saied Azali, the city’s senior restaurateur, had some suggestions too.

We asked five firms to give us proposals and of course all of the estimated costs were higher than I expected them to be.

I walked around our store, 4434 Connecticut Avenue, with people from all the companies, and then we interviewed each to speak to those who would actually be working on our project. After all that we chose Maizel Construction, a firm with lots of restaurant construction experience and a life going back to 1976.”