Two community small business proprietors sign up for to open cafe | News

A neighborhood Johnstown expenditure team led by Dominic Chippie, owner of Rizzo’s Restaurant in Windber, and Corey Crocco, operator of Flair of Country in Johnstown, is getting ready to open a new cafe in Johnstown.

The Fifth Regional Eatery and Alehouse is planned to open at 11 a.m. Sunday in the former Alibi at 1424 Scalp Ave.

“Dom and I have been pals for decades,” Crocco mentioned. “This is our very first undertaking alongside one another.”  

The Fifth will function gastro or higher-high quality pub foodstuff with craft beer, beverages and cocktails. The menu features a wide variety which include appetizers, wings, paninis, sandwiches, burgers, salads and refreshing dough pizzas.

“I do barbecue. He does Italian. Our No. 1 type and taste is excellent, quality food stuff, Crocco said. “That, Dom and I have in widespread.” 

The cafe is slated to be open up 7 days a week from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. 

The strategy was in movement prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

“We are at the position now where we are ready to go,” Crocco stated.

Cambria Regional Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Amy Bradley heralded the opening with a press statement.

“What fantastic news to have a further new restaurant opening in our location,” Bradley’s assertion go through. “The Fifth is a neat collaboration of seasoned restaurateurs who know how to you should their prospects.”

A lot more info about the cafe and its menu is offered on the Fifth’s Fb webpage.

Russ O’Reilly is a reporter for The Tribune-Democrat. Observe him on Twitter @RussellOReilly.