Need2Know: English tea room opens; ice cream shop has grand opening; more

Gidgette Moshier stands inside her freshly opened business called English Garden Tea Room.

Photo by Max Efrein.

Gidgette Moshier stands inside her freshly opened business called English Garden Tea Room.

English tearoom opens

An upscale breakfast and lunch eatery called English Garden Tea Room has just opened for business.

Previously occupied by Pangaea Bakery for 25 years, the space has been remodeled to fit the new owners’ image of a place where the public can experience the fine subtleties of “high tea.”

The restaurant is located at 220 West Goodwin St. Ste. 1 in Prescott and can be reached by calling 928-776-0477.

The grand opening event will take place in about a month when a new outside patio is complete.

Cool off at new shop

A new ice cream shop in Chino Valley called Lil’ Dippers will be hosting its grand opening and ribbon cutting Saturday, July 23.

Ice cream scoops will be $1.50 all day. A bounce house will be on site until 8 p.m. And there will be surprise giveaways.

The business is located at 900 S. State Route 89 and can be reached by calling 928-636-3921.

Goodwill hiring events

The Goodwill Career Center at 1385 Iron Springs Road in Prescott will be hosting two hiring events this coming week.

The first will be on Monday, July 18, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Ponderosa Hotel Management recruiters will be onsite interviewing for housekeepers and Goodwill Retail Store recruiters will be interviewing for donation attendants, retail merchandise processors and retail sales associates for the organization’s Prescott and Prescott Valley locations.

The second hiring event will be on Thursday, July 21, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for Garcia Physical Therapy in Prescott. For information on what positions the business is hiring for, call its office at 928-442-1234.

Distillery goes to ‘Tales of the Cocktail’

Because of recent medals received for their brew, the proprietors of Thumb Butte Distillery, Dana Murdock and James Bacigalupi, have been invited to a prestigious “Mixologist” gathering called “Tales of the Cocktail”. The event takes place from July 19 to 24 in New Orleans.

Thumb Butte plans to bring back many new cocktail treats and will share recipes and techniques with interested parties along with updating its tasting room menu.

Shopko Hometown opening reminder

Shopko Hometown in Chino Valley will be hosting its grand opening and ribbon cutting celebration on Friday, July 22, at 8:45 a.m.

The business is located at 1950 N. Highway 89 and can be reached by calling 928-237-5494.

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