Gordon’s Fine Wine acquires Baker’s Best Catering

WALTHAM, Mass. and NEEDHAM, Mass., Nov. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gordon’s Fine Wine, a leading provider of fourth-generation fine wines and spirits, today announced the acquisition of Bakers’ Best Catering, a renowned restaurant and catering institution known for excellence in catered events for businesses, universities, hospitals and families in the greater Boston area. By expanding Gordon’s renowned retail offering to include the fine dining and quality dining of Bakers’ Best, this merger creates an elevated dining experience for New Englanders that is distinguished by an irrepressible alchemy of good wine, food and people.

Founded in 1934, Gordon’s began as a one-stop shop in Waltham that grew into New England’s premier wine and spirits destination, comprising four Boston-area locations, an online storefront and a suite of fine wine services . Nationally recognized for their world-class fine wine program, brothers David and Kenny Gordon have worked tirelessly to honor their family’s retail heritage by improving the way consumers experience fine wines and other beverages, while reinventing them for a new generation of customers.

Founded in 1984 in Newton Highlands by Michael Baker, Bakers’ Best has grown from a small storefront with a select menu to a New England success story with ever-growing catering and food service in its state-of-the-art 20,000 square feet. commissioner at Needham.

“I received my very first pay check from Bakers’ Best. They have been a part of my life and that of my family for decades,” said David Gordon, President of Gordon’s. “Baker’s Best is synonymous with great food and events, and it’s a beloved institution throughout Greater Boston. Their passion for bringing the experience of great food to people in a way that makes their day or event special really resonates with our team, because that’s how we think about the beverages we sell. Good food and good wine make life good – and now we bring them together under one roof.

Gordon’s Fine Wine and Bakers’ Best share a rich history of entrepreneurship, innovation and success. “When you build something with integrity and passion, always putting our people and our customers first, chances are you’ll succeed,” said Michael Baker, founder of Bakers’ Best. “I am now in my 60s and I feel immense pride both in what we have achieved and in the lives we have touched.”

Baker went on to note, “David Gordon has the vision, experience and drive to go even further at Bakers’ Best, and I’m excited to stay on to help them build on the skills, success and products. of the two brands to contribute something. truly unique and wonderful for our customers.

The merger comes as both companies emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic with growing demand for their products and services. The combined company will employ 250 people, with no planned reduction in headcount, and will use the Bakers’ Best Needham store as a fulfillment and sales advisory centre.

For more information on Gordon’s and Bakers’ Best Catering, see gordonswine.com and bakersbestcatering.com respectively.

About Gordon’s Fine Wine
For more than 85 years and four generations, Gordon’s Fine Wine has enabled and enhanced its customers’ access and experience to great wines and spirits. What started as a single store in Waltham, Massachusetts has blossomed into multiple sales channels, including four Boston-based outlets, an active online storefront, direct-to-consumer sales, and a line of renowned educational events and catering services. Passionate experts with genuine respect for the products we sell and the people we serve, Gordon’s thrives on putting our customers first, constantly innovating to bring them the joy of fine wine, spirits and the brotherhood that make special life.

About Baker’s Best
Bakers’ Best Catering is a Boston and Metro West area caterer specializing in corporate catering, full-service social catering and event planning, as well as an extensive specialty food menu at deliver. Bakers’ catering offices provide both event planning for social and corporate functions, as well as personal catering assistance. Bakers Corporate Catering Division specializes in full-service corporate catering and delivery for all business needs. Bakers customers include many Fortune 500 companies and local businesses in Boston, Cambridge and surrounding areas.

Contact:

Chelsea Bell
(781) 893-1900 ext. 129
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