Project Description

About the Business

For a business in the food service industry, this café has more than survived the Covid 19 pandemic and is poised to fully recover and thrive going forward.

This full service specialty coffee shop and fast-casual restaurant is a well established institution in town and has an excellent reputation for quality and service. Restaurant features specialty coffees, pastries & bakery goods, sandwiches, wraps, and soups; most produced on-site from family recipes.

For 2019, seller reports revenue of $599,000 – approximately 43% coffee and drinks and 53% food. Cost Of Goods Sold that is above industry averages of 28% to 32% offers an opportunity to improve performance and cash flow.

For the first half of 2020 the business was, as every food service operation, adversely affected by the Covid 19 Virus pandemic. Although the business was effectively shut down through part of the first 6 months of 2020 and has been gradually reopening, revenue for the period declined only about 18% compared to the prior year. Profits from operations and cash flow has remained relatively unchanged from the prior year due to a reduction in hours of operation, more effective use of labor, and improved cost control.

“Cash Flow” is intended to approximate the funds available to a single working owner/operator; it excludes the expenses of income taxes, depreciation and amortization, interest, non-recurring items, non-operating items, and items made at the discretion of the owner including owner’s salary and benefits.

About the Sale

Management and training support:
Seller to provide assistance as mutually agreed to insure a smooth transition.

Reason for selling:
Family health issues.

Additional Details:
Confidential information about this opportunity is available to qualified buyers upon signing a Confidentiality Agreement and completing a Buyer Profile – these documents are available on this website’s For Buyers page.

Price: $395,000 plus inventory
Gross Income: $599,000
Cash Flow: $104,000
Inventory: $500 typical
Employees: 16 part-time plus a full-time working owner
Furniture, Fixtures, & Equipment: Store fixtures and equipment included, some owned by suppliers
Facilities Leased locations with 3 and 4 years remaining terms and options to renew. Lease terms are confidential.
Year Established 2006
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