A BRAND new eatery has opened its doors at the Dalton Park shopping outlet in County Durham.

Etto Caffé, which is part of the family-owned Massarella Catering Group, and is already welcoming guests in with its range of hot and cold drinks, a brunch menu, artisan cakes and Italian Gelato.

The new cafe opened in a prominent position close to Dalton Park’s M&S Outlet entrance, and has created 11 new jobs in a further boost to the local economy.

The cafe also has a retail range of biscotti, sweet treats and gifts.

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Hilary Massarella, from Massarella & Co, said: “We are really pleased to have opened our newest caffé at Dalton Park.

"This is a great centre with a regular, loyal customer base and we’ve built our menu and offering around the customer.

"We are really excited to be welcoming guests to our caffé and serving up a real treat.”

Jerry Hatch, centre manager at Dalton Park, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Etto Caffé to the Dalton Park family.

“The caffé has a minimalist Scandi style, and a light and airy, welcoming feel that people have been enjoying since the official opening on Thursday, November 11.

"I wish Massarella & Co every success with their latest branch, Etto Caffé will be a welcome addition to the Dalton Park experience.

“I, for one, have already been pouring over the mouth-watering brunch menu.

"And lots of visitors have been taking advantage of the delicious takeaway coffees to enjoy in our beautiful outdoor areas.”

Dalton Park has extensive outdoor space for visitors, with a Pollinator Parks Garden and 55 acres of landscaped parkland to explore, as well as a new, more accessible £60,000 children’s play area.


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