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Inspections and Generosity…

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  There was a problem. After the inspections, we discovered that there were so many things wrong with building that would cost us a lot of money. We didn’t think we could go through with the sale. So one day, we decided to call in all of the “specialists” to give us estimates. We needed […]

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Finding the location…

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We had a name and a logo for our restaurant…but NO LOCATION!!! We looked and looked and looked! Do you know how hard it is to talk to a Commercial Real Estate agent? They don’t call you back!!!!! (no offense to any commercial real estate agents, but this might be something to improve upon to […]

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Our Logo..

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We had our name, now we needed a logo. We needed a graphic designer. (My doodling a logo just wasn’t cutting it!)  Of course we didn’t know one! So in September of 2017, I posted on a local Middletown Facebook page the following post: “Hi! ISO of a graphic artist looking to do some “pro […]

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How the idea came about..

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One day, in April of 2017, Mark and I were wondering what would happen to our 19 year daughter Katie when she aged out of high school. Employment is very difficult to come by for people with Intellectual Disabilities. Studies show that this group of people are the most dedicated employees and do a great […]

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How the name was chosen..

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After we left Hugs Cafe on our last day there, we were so excited. We wanted to get started somehow, and the easiest way to start on our journey was to pick a name for our future restaurant. We played with a few ideas, and then a brainstorm hit! We would name our restaurant No […]