Kelly’s Bakery marries the bounty of the Hudson Valley with classic artisanal bread making practices. Nestled along the Hudson River in Poughkeepsie, NY, Kelly’s is a bakery and café that utilizes fresh, local, and seasonal ingredients. Adding local flair to your bread basket, you’ll fall in love with Kelly’s fresh baked, slow fermented breads, croissants, scones, babka and more. Stop into the café to relax and enjoy locally roasted coffee, local teas and other specialty drinks so you take in all the Hudson River Valley has to offer.
Kevin Halim is the owner and baker of Kelly’s Bakery, which is named after his beloved dog Kelly. Kevin has worked at some highly celebrated dining establishments all over the country, most notably COI restaurant in California, Blue Hill at Stone Barn in New York, and Tasting Counter in Massachusetts.
Kevin graduated from Le Cordon Bleu with his Culinary Arts back in 2010 and from the Culinary Institute of America in 2015 for his Baking and Pastry Arts Management.
Selections From The Kelly’s Bakery Menu:
- Grilled Cheese – gruyere, cheddar, pear-maple butter, whole-grain mustard, sourdough.
- B.A.L.T – bacon, avocado, lettuce, tomato, roasted garlic aioli, sourdough (v)
- Mushroom Toast – mixed mushrooms, shallots, gruyere, herb butter (v)
- Kelly’s Toast – avocado, feta cheese, furikake, cilantro-lime dressing (v)
- Granola Bowl – greek yogurt, market fruit, candied pepitas, house-made granola, maple syrup (v)(gf)
Selections From The Bread & Pastry Menu:
Country – rustic style sourdough
Olive & Onion – rustic style loaf with kalamata olive and caramelized onion
Chocolate-Rye, Candied Orange, Dates – rye flour mix sourdough with candied orange and dates
CROISSANTS – Plain, Chocolate, Ham & Gruyere, Seasonal Flavor
Chocolate Poppy Seed Babka
Banana & Walnut Bread (contains nuts)
Green Tea & Yogurt Muffin
Almond-Brown Butter & Buttermilk Custard Cake (gf)
Flourless Chocolate Cake (gf)
Espresso – single or Dbl or Triple
Irving Farm – Highland – Light Roast
71 House – Medium Roast
Americano – Espresso, hot water
Harney & Sons – Black Tea
Jasmine, Moroccan Mint, Gen Mai Cha
Chamomile, Lemon Verbena
Espresso, steamed milk, macrofoam
House-spiced chai or matcha or lavender
Kelly’s Cortado – 4 oz of equal part espresso and steamed milk, bayleaf essence