The right to use the artisanal French baking process of Maison Kayser in the U.S. will be part of a bankruptcy court auction next month, when the brand’s American license holder goes on sale.
- The lead bidder in the auction is
Aurify Brands, which recently bought competitor Le Pain Quotidienas part of that company’s bankruptcy
- Aurify has not yet said whether it will take over the Maison Kayser licensing agreement, or simply bid on the baking hardware and New York shops
- Others may try to bid against Aurify for the license,
Mark D. Silverschotz, a lawyer for...