A sibling enterprise of Houma’s Downtown Jeaux Espresso Cafe is establishing store within the former Waffle Home in Grey and is weeks away from opening.
Jeaux on the Geaux, 113 Linda Ann Ave., is a collaborative effort by enterprise companions Tommie Guarisco, proprietor of Downtown Jeaux Espresso Cafe, and Robbie Liner, proprietor of Alligator Contractors Group. The present plan is for the cafe to be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. seven days per week.
“It is going to be a good looking web cafe the place you may pull over should you’re touring on Freeway 90, or Houma to Thibodaux, and also you need to open up your laptop,” Guarisco mentioned.
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Very similar to its counterpart in Houma, the brand new store will serve quite a lot of coffees, teas, and pastries and also will embody a full breakfast and lunch menu.
The “showstopper” menu objects, nonetheless, would be the espresso and beignets, Liner mentioned.
The cafe may also supply drive-thru service.
The duo can be contemplating different actions or neighborhood assets to be obtainable on the new cafe. Liner mentioned he has been contacted by a number of individuals locally about the potential for having ebook swaps and even internet hosting cornhole tournaments within the car parking zone.
“It’s only a nice alternative. So we’re actually hoping to, possibly, not solely serve the neighborhood however be a blessing as nicely by providing a few various things that we don’t have already got,” Liner mentioned.
Though that is their first espresso store collectively, Liner mentioned they’ve future plans of presumably doing a franchise and persevering with that enterprise mannequin at different areas.
So far as when the espresso store will open, the estimated time isn’t any earlier than six to eight weeks however may very well be later relying on the progress of the renovation, in accordance with the enterprise companions.
Go to the cafe’s Fb web page, “Jeaux on the Geaux,” for updates on the renovation and its opening date. Details about when purposes might be accepted for jobs on the cafe may also be posted on the cafe’s Fb web page sooner or later.