Yorkshire-based businesswoman, Lucie Mountain will open an aviation themed vintage café bar in Beverley, East Yorkshire on 2nd December 2017.

With more than six years’ industry experience in the food and drink sector, Lucie will offer a sneak preview of the new venture to friends, family and supporters at a VIP launch of The Cockpit Café on the 30th November.

Attendees at the VIP opening will benefit from a complimentary champagne drinks reception and live music from The Vintage Vocalist, Paula Marie.

The Cockpit Café will then be unveiled to the public at 10am on 2nd December with an official announcement by award-winning town crier, Mike Wood, with live music in the evening by local vintage songstress, Ruth Getz.

Drawing inspiration from the 1950’s and Lucie’s passion for travel, The Cockpit Café is a quirky venue serving food and drink from all over the world.

The 1950’s was a glamorous time for air travel and a holiday abroad was a luxury, so The Cockpit café wants to reflect that in its escapism concept. A key element of The Cockpit Café experience will be the 1950’s style ‘trolley dollies’ and the olde-worlde décor, transporting customers to destinations around the globe.

Partnering with independent suppliers, including Lincolnshire Brewing Company, Atom Beers and Stokes Coffee, The Cockpit Café will stock its own-brand coffee and craft ale.

In the evening, the café will transform into a bar, serving a range of unique alcoholic beverages including beer, cocktails, wines and spirits.

A former air hostess for Eastern Airways and Marketing Manager for the airline, Lucie has employed fifteen people from the local area to help bring The Cockpit Café to life. Lucie plans to employ further recruits in 2018 as The Cockpit Café makes plans to diversify its routes.

Commenting on the launch of The Cockpit Cafe, founder Lucie Mountain said:

“I wanted to create a unique atmosphere which will differentiate The Cockpit Café from other food and drink venues in Yorkshire. With a background in food and drink and travel, The Cockpit Café is an accumulation of all the things I’m passionate about and I’m looking forward to sharing these with friends, family and customers on the 2nd December.

“Offering a high-end look and feel it is a destination to be seen, to be seen in.”

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Based in Beverley, East Yorkshire, The Cockpit Café is a unique, aviation themed venue, serving food and drink from all over the world.

Established by businesswoman, Lucie Mountain, who has 6 years’ experience in the food and drink industry, The Cockpit Café will open to members of the public on 2nd December 2017.

The media is invited to an exclusive opening on the 30th November, where they will have the opportunity to sample some of the independent and local food and drink that will be on sale in the café.

Partnering with independent suppliers, The Cockpit Café is an advocate for local craft ales and spirits.

Featuring 1940’s style ‘trolley dollies’ and live music from swing and jazz musicians, The Cockpit Café takes customers on journey around the world.

There will also be live music on a monthly basis to include 50’s style Jazz, swing, vintage singers and a unique modern twist on the popular genres.

A serial food and drink entrepreneur, Lucie also founded Crêpe Lucette in 2011, a vintage themed street food vendor, specialising in traditional French crêpes.

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