Open Table's New Facility

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33 Main Street, Maynard MA

Look what your support has made possible! For the first time in 27 years, Open Table of Concord and Maynard has its very own location with dedicated facilities including a pantry, kitchen, and community dining area! This is a game-changing move for Open Table and its guests and it would never have been possible without your most generous and deeply appreciated support.

Vision for the Future

By moving to this large, dedicated location in Maynard, Open Table will be able to offer more meals and extended pantry hours. Having a permanent location will allow us to revolutionize our pantry so that our guests will enjoy a normal supper and shopping experience, choosing from a variety of healthy food as they push their carts through the aisles. Additionally, the extra refrigeration and freezer space will allow us to glean and store ‘rescued food’ from local restaurants and farms increasing the variety of healthy choices available.

But the most exciting possibility is that by having our own space, we can reimagine Open Table as a place for community around healthy eating. We can expand our programming to include menu-planning sessions, budgeting, help in decoding Medicare and Medicaid programs, cooking demonstrations, classes that teach teens how to cook, workshops on living with diabetes and hypertension, special luncheons and celebrations for the elderly (partnering with local Councils on Aging).

Thank you for your support in getting us here!

 

 

Thank You to Our Professional Supporters

Open Table wishes to express our sincere gratitude to the following companies who are providing design, building, legal and other professional support for the buildout of our new facility. We could not do it without them!

Aubuchon Realty Company, Inc.

23 West Street
Westminster, MA

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BBS Builders Corporation

140 Bean Porridge Hill Road
Westminster, MA
http://bbsbuilders.com/

The Bake Shoppe

The Bake Shoppe

1 Florida Court
Maynard, MA
www.lovethebakeshoppe.com

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Nashawtuc Architects

The Wright Tavern
2 Lexington Road
Concord, MA
http://nasharch.com

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Nanri Studio

15 Brooks Street (rear)
Maynard, MA
nanri@nanristudio.com

Norian/Siani Engineering, Inc.

43 Bradford Street, 3rd Floor
Concord, MA
http://www.ns-engineering.com/

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Omni Properties

200 Baker Avenue, Suite 303
Concord MA
http://omniproperties.com/

Thank You to Our Supporters

Open Table also wishes to thank our wonderful supporters who are helping us fill the new facility with supplies and equipment that will greatly improve the experience and services for our guests. Our most sincere thanks to:

Trinitarian Congregational Church
Convection Oven

Middlesex Savings Bank Charitable Foundation
Walk-in Refrigerator

The Nash Family Foundation
Checkout and Scale

Alpha Restaurant Equipment
Range Hood Sensor

Greater Boston Food Bank
“Reach-in” Refrigeration and Freezers

Grand Opening

On Sunday, September 10, 2017 Open Table officially opened our new facility at 33 Main Street in Maynard with a lively Grand Opening celebration. The event included an art show, curated by Nanri Tenney, of local artists who created the many healthy food-themed canvases that brighten the walls of our dining room, formal and informal tours of the facility, samples of fresh produce and delectable offerings from our talented and tireless chefs, and music was provided by Workingman’s Duo.

The formal ceremony, emceed by Open Table Executive Director, Jeanine Calabria, was highlighted by presentations from honored guests, Congresswoman Nikki Tsongas, State Senator Jamie Eldridge, State Representative Kate Hogan, and Maynard Selectman David Gavin.

The facility was officially opened with a community ribbon cutting. Co-Chairpersons Deena Whitfield and Patty Chambers unveiled the newly designed Open Table logo recreated in icing on a cake. Truly a GRAND Grand Opening!

Thanks to WAVM, the student run radio & TV station at Maynard High School for this great video of the event.

Recent New Facility News

17Sep 17

Video of Grand Opening Available

Thank you to WAVM - the student-run radio and television station in Maynard High School - for creating a video of our Grand Opening Celebration, held at our new site, 33…

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12Sep 17

A GRAND Grand Opening

On Sunday, September 10, 2017 Open Table officially opened our new facility at 33 Main Street in Maynard with a lively Grand Opening celebration. The event started with a showcase of the…

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08Aug 17

First Night for Our New Pantry

On the evening of Monday, August 7th, we were beyond thrilled to welcome guests for the first pantry service in our new facility at 33 Main Street in Maynard. The…

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25Jul 17

New Facility Update – Window Work

Our new facility in Maynard has beautiful windows out on to Main Street that offer lots of natural light. However, the windows do not offer much in the way of privacy;…

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09Jul 17

Moving Day – July 2017

A group of our amazing volunteers, led by Fran Warner, gave up a summer Saturday to move stock from the former Maynard Pantry on Bancroft Street to our new location…

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11May 17

Let There Be Light (at the New Facility)

And there is light... Pendant lights in the dining room space of our new facility. The beautiful lights were donated by architect, Holly Cratsley, of Nashawtuc Architects, and installed pro bono…

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24Apr 17

Thank You, Greater Boston Food Bank

Open Table wishes to express our sincere gratitude to the Greater Boston Food Bank for the capacity grant they have awarded for the "reach-in" refrigeration and freezers for the pantry…

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07Apr 17

New Facility Update: Floors and Hood

The permanent home for Open Table is really beginning to take shape. The kitchen floors have been finished and the range hood has been installed. The hood looks huge! All…

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28Feb 17

Thank You for Our New Walk-In

Open Table wishes to again thank Middlesex Savings Bank Charitable Foundation for their generous support for the walk-in refrigerator for our new facility. The addition of this refrigerator will greatly…

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28Dec 16

New Facility Update – Framing

Progress continues on the buildout of our new facility in Maynard, MA. As this photo from December 26, 2016 shows, the framing of walls is underway. Check our New Facility News page…

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14Dec 16

Construction Has Begun!

Construction of the new Open Table facility in Maynard has begun! Keep up to date on the news about this game-changing development and all of the exciting new possibilities that it…

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12Aug 16

Open Table Has a New Home!

It’s been a long time coming, but Open Table has finally found a home in Maynard: 33 Main Street, the site of the former Aubuchon building. This space will allow…

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Images from Construction

Kitchen Outside Wall With Range, Hood, And Other Appliances
Kitchen Outside Wall With Range, Hood, And Other Appliances

Kitchen outside wall with range, hood, and other appliances

Kitchen Inside Wall With Sink, Dishwasher, And Counter Space

Kitchen Inside Wall with Sink, Dishwasher, and Counter space

Our New Distribution Pantry Will Be Here (after We Move The Lifts Out!)

Our new Distribution Pantry will be here (after we move the lifts out!)

Storage Pantry With Installed Hand Sink; Vegetable Sink Still To Be Added

Storage Pantry with Installed hand sink; Vegetable sink still to be added

Heating And Cooling (HVAC) Above The New Storage Pantry

Heating and Cooling (HVAC) above the new Storage Pantry

View Into The Spacious Walk-in Refrigerator/Freezer

View into the spacious walk-in Refrigerator/Freezer

Paint On The Walls 2-28-17

Paint on the walls 2-28-17

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Open Table New Facility Build: Wall Framing As Of December 26, 2016

Open Table new facility build: wall framing as of December 26, 2016

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Back View Of Bathrooms With Heating Equipment Area Above

Back view of bathrooms with heating equipment area above

View From Kitchen To Storage Room

View from kitchen to storage room

Kitchen Then Storage Area Then Walk-in Refrigerator Area

Kitchen then storage area then walk-in refrigerator area

Three Bathrooms And A Side Door

Three bathrooms and a side door

View From Dining Room To Kitchen And Delivery Pantry

View from dining room to kitchen and delivery pantry

View From Storage Pantry To Delivery Pantry

View from storage pantry to delivery pantry

View Into Kitchen

View into kitchen

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Dining Room, February 28, 2017

Dining Room, February 28, 2017

Kitchen Outside Wall Where Range & Hood Will Go, February 28, 2017

Kitchen outside wall where range & hood will go, February 28, 2017

Kitchen Wall Facing Rear Of Building, February 28, 2017

Kitchen wall facing rear of building, February 28, 2017

Walk-in Refrigerator (behind Lift), February 28, 2017

Walk-in refrigerator (behind lift), February 28, 2017

The New Storage Panty Is Currently Storing Construction Supplies And Tools!

The new Storage Panty is currently storing construction supplies and tools!

Early Construction Video