1st day of business for Cinotti’s Bakery after backlash, apology over anti-LGBTQ posts

 1st day of business for Cinotti’s Bakery after backlash, apology over anti-LGBTQ posts

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. – Cinotti’s Bakery returned for its normal business hours Tuesday after the well-known Jacksonville Beach bakery issued an apology after one of its owners posted anti-LGBTQ messages to her social media page.

The bakery is always closed on Sundays and Mondays, and the owner, Mike Cinotti, told News4Jax the employees, including his wife, Doodle, who shared the posts, were at the bakery on Monday to review and revamp the business’ social media policy.

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The bakery opened for business on Tuesday morning at 6 a.m., and News4Jax saw a handful of customers heading in to the shop not long after the doors opened.

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Some customers said they would not return to Cinotti’s after the controversy, but many others said they would still support the business, which they called a beloved fixture in the community.

The posts that sparked the…

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