107 N. 7th St, Petersburg, IL 62675

The Talisman is a coffee shop, bakery and lunch spot, opening in the December of 2021 in the Broadgauge in historic Petersburg.

The Talisman will feature coffees, teas, homemade baked goods, desserts, and more.  


Executive Chef, Broadgauge and Talisman

Corey grew up in Athens and studied culinary arts at Le Cordon Bleu in Chicago.  Corey owned and operated Long Nine Junction with his wife Emily from 2017 to 2021.  Prior to Long Nine Junction, Corey was Chef de Cuisine at Augies' Front Burner in Springfield.

As Chef de Cuisine, Corey will be in charge of all baked goods and desserts for Talisman and Broadgauge, while also managing the Farm to Table program and weekly specials.  


General Manager, Broadgauge and Talisman

Emily grew up in New Berlin and co-owned and operated Long Nine Junction from 2017 to 2021, running all front of the house, marketing, and business operations.

Emily will run the Talisman along with marketing, training, and front of the house service for the Broadgauge.