Soo coffee house Cup of the Day celebrates its 25 year anniversary

Soo coffee house Cup of the Day celebrates its 25 year anniversary

Tony Stackpoole, owner of Cup of the Day, standing in front of his counter.

SAULT STE. MARIE — Tony Stackpoole will have been serving espresso and pastries to Soo locals for a quarter of a ten years on Friday, June 3.

Stackpoole runs the cafe with his spouse, and they have been in enterprise constantly because opening on June 3, 1999. Cup of the Day even stayed open through the complete COVID-19 pandemic without the need of possessing to close its doorways even by employees shortages. 

Stackpoole applied to get the job done for several dining establishments about Sault Ste. Marie right up until he observed an opportunity to open his personal cafe.

“I had the opportunity with a business companion, she had a beauty salon and the again of the developing here,” said Stackpoole. “The entrance was vacant so I decided to open a coffee shop.”

Then he established Cup of the Working day, an web café and deli serving coffees, sandwiches, smoothies and soup. Whilst some shoppers have advised him they thought Cup of the Working day referred to cups of soup it in fact refers to what Stackpoole considers his iconic $1 cup of espresso.