The grand opening celebration of the iconic Prantl’s Bakery’s Greensburg location was a well attended affair with city officials, community members, family, friends and Henry Prantl, founder of the Burnt Almond Torte, himself in attendance.
Attendees sampled the famous Burnt Almond Torte while lining up to buy more of their delectable treats before the ribbon cutting. Chad Amond, President of the Westmoreland Chamber of Commerce presented John Felice, owner of Prantl’s Bakery with a plaque and spoke about the welcome addition of the bakery and the impact it will have in the community. Mayor Robert Bell and John Felice both made speeches addressing the community about having a well known business opening in Greensburg. Both were excited to have Prantl’s and it’s part in the revitalization efforts of the city.
Prantl’s Bakery has been a Pittsburgh icon for over 50 years with stores located in Shadyside and Market Square. The Bakery makes over 100 sweets, with an old-world flair, including its nationally recognized Burnt Almond Torte.
Prantl’s Torte was voted “The Best Cake America Has Ever Made” by the Huffington Post and “Best of Wedding Cakes” 3 years in a row by the Knot. The torte was also named “Best Cake in Pennsylvania” by the Food Network in 2018. The Bakery received the Gold “Quest for the Best” Award from Trib Total Media in 2018.
Prantl’s bakery will be open to customers from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.