Dukes Donuts celebrates first anniversary
SOUTH BUFFALO - One year ago a new face came to the Old Neighborhood Parade. Duke’s Donuts made its début in South Buffalo as this area’s first mobile donut shop.
“My wife was born in the area and St. Patrick’s Day is a big day for us so that is why we chose it for our Grand Opening. That is also where you will find us on our first anniversary,” state owner Chad Longman.
With its mobile donut making machines and pop-up orange tent, Dukes Donuts takes the finest locally grown apple cider and mixes it with a donut recipe inspired by Grandpa Duke himself and comes up with a light apple cinnamon treat, filled with homemade goodness, and sells it on streets from Buffalo to Rochester.
South Buffalo residents Chad and Aimee Longman, owners and founders of Dukes Donuts, are more than pleased with their initial success.
“The community has been very supportive this first year,” stated Chad Longman, “Our end goal is to have a permanent storefront in the Southdown somewhere.”
Until the permanent spot appears there are many places to find Dukes Donuts as it visits local food venues and markets in the area, making a weekly visit somewhat easy.
“We are at the Buffalo Broadway Market every Saturday and will be there daily during the Lent season,” states Chapman.
The Broadway Market has added other new vendors recently and a Saturday trip will have you also sampling jellies from Deb’s Delights, and wines from local wineries, along with a host of fresh produce, meats and pierogis. Now Dukes... Read the rest of this article in News