We are sorry to tell you that we are closing the Peet’s Coffee cart operation. As you know, we closed the gift shop in May because the cost of the operation exceeded the sales, and this was unsustainable for the cathedral. Since then, we worked with our operating partner, Aramark, to see if the coffee-only operation would be profitable, or at least operate at a small loss. Unfortunately, we have determined that this current model is not financially viable.
We are grateful to the Aramark staff who have represented Grace Cathedral with a smile and generous hearts.
We hope that sometime in the future we will be able to provide a hospitality center that can support our mission, ministries and the community.
The Peet’s Coffee cart will close on Wednesday, February 28.
The Very Rev. Dr. Malcolm Clemens Young