Why Small Businesses Matter: Roost Darien

Why Small Businesses Matter

Shop small, do big things for your community

Why Small Businesses Matter puts a spotlight on the local merchants who donate their time, talent, goods, and services for the betterment of our community. The shop local movement spreads virally as local businesses who are “tagged” have the opportunity to share their story!

You're IT Roost Darien!

Three questions with Krista Pietrafeso, co-owner of Roost Darien.

Why did you start your business? 

After 20+ years in the food industry, Mike wanted to leverage his extensive experience and bring his own concept to life. With a young family, he wanted to have a place that would allow him to be home for family dinner and at the same time, wanted to bring fresh, seasonal and great tasting scratch made food to the local community. 

Best selling product/service? 

Our housemade English muffin egg sandwich is one of our signature dishes, but our salads, sandwiches and other breakfast items sell really well too. 

How many local businesses do you use to support your business (products and services) and can you name them?

8+ local businesses. We are all about supporting local businesses. Many are listed below:

  • The Kneaded Bread, Port Chester NY
  • Kestrel Coffees, roaster was previously in Port Chester but recently moved to Burlington, VT
  • Farmer’s Cow, Lebanon CT
  • Divvies, Trumbull
  • Free & Co., Wilton
  • Deep River Chips, East Lyme CT
  • RISE Brewing Co, NYC
  • Baldor Specialty Foods provides produce from local farms through their “pledge local” program 

Roost Darien is located at 1950 Post Road in Darien. Visit them online here.

Roost Darien tags Kirby & Company!


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