Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital gets ‘taste of France’

An outpost of the Brioche Doree chain will offer staff and visitors at the Plano, Texas, hospital breakfast, lunch, pastries and more.

Brioche Doree

French cafe Brioche Doree has more than 500 locations worldwide. And it just opened its 32nd cafe in North America at Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital in Plano, Texas.

Brioche Doree is known for its fresh-baked pastries, bread, handcrafted sandwiches, house-prepared salads, soups and gourmet coffee.  

The new Brioche Doree location is on the first floor of the hospital's main lobby and consists of a 1,200-square-foot cafe with walk-up ordering and seating for 27. The new cafe will be operated by Aramark.

"Brioche Doree will elevate the hospital's food service program and we are excited to have a little taste of France for the physicians, staff, patients and guests to enjoy while they are here at the campus," said Shanon Rohlik, director of nutrition for Aramark.

Photo courtesy of Brioche Doree

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