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File #: 0021X-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/16/2020 In control: Hardin
On agenda: 1/27/2020 Final action: 1/30/2020
Title: To Celebrate the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of the Lifestyle Café
Sponsors: Shannon G. Hardin, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Rob Dorans, Shayla Favor, Emmanuel V. Remy, Priscilla Tyson




To Celebrate the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of the Lifestyle Café






WHEREAS,                      Five investors, all friends, all African American, came together to meet the needs of those who are plant-based and created Lifestyle Café. Co-owner and investor Dawn Dickson, investors Mo Wright; Derrick Clay; Daniel Kennedy; and Shanna Dean re-purposed the former home of The Angry Baker; and


WHEREAS,                      The menu will feature locally sourced and plant-based food, gluten-free options, as well as weekly specials rotated based on customer input and seasonal availability of ingredients and produce; and


WHEREAS,                      Lifestyle Café will be working with other local small businesses, including Upper Cup Coffee, Happy Little Treats and Willobeez SoulVeg, for its retail section; and


WHEREAS,                      Lifestyle Café will seek to give Columbus a dining experience that utilizes the advancements in plant-based options, while ensuring that taste is not compromised; and


WHEREAS,                     Lifestyle Café will bring new vegan and vegetarian options to Olde Towne East and will celebrate its grand opening at a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, January 18th, 2020; therefore,


BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS: That this Council does hereby congratulate Lifestyle Café on their grand opening. We wish you much success!