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We want to introduce and expand Caffe Santoro Part Two!

We have opened our second cafe and it needs capital improvements to the facility and some additional equipment for operating.

About the campaign

Caffe Santoro has been operating from it's original location for 7 years. We've always believed that in order to best serve our community and extend a brand embraced by those in one part of town that when the opportunity to duplicate ourselves arrived we would take it. 6 months ago we secured a location almost completely built out. We stepped out and into this location. With a few hiccups we're in our 7th month and we are on target to meet our sales goals. Our plan has always been to secure the capital needed to see us through the first year of marketing and operations. This expansion means a total of 22 entry level jobs in a company where a young person can thrive and learn basic people/personal skills. It also means there's another convenient place for great coffee and connecting.

This campaign's success will see us secure the future and take us to the next level.

Our company's back bone is our relationships... with our team, our guests and community and the relationship with our suppliers and vendors. All of these relationships form to build Caffe Santoro. We ask a lot of our team in service to each other and our guests. What sets us apart is YOU!

We're dedicated to serving the people of our community by offering a great product with PERSONALITY!

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About Caffe Santoro

We are your local brand of coffee cafés that see our mission in the people we serve. Our greatest resource and our greatest contribution has been our ability to see our mission accomplished through our investment in our team. Our mission? Bringing our guests a place that they can truly say is theirs. Our vision is to see as many local communities in the El Dorado county region and even stretching to Sacramento County embrace our concept of community invested cafés. How? As stated in the opening sentence, through the people we serve. Who are those? Our Team and our Guests! Our team learns how to treat people, fellow team mates and our guests, while delighting customers with great tasting drinks and food.

1. You need to meet a client or friend without feeling like you're going to take up space you come to Caffe Santoro! 2. You want to have your kid have a first job that they'll remember for their whole lives and be equipped with life skills that will serve them in all areas of life, you want them working at Caffe Santoro. 3. You have a need for coffee and coffee related products and like the idea of your dollars staying in your community but you also want the product to be AMAZING and not feel like your guilted into propping up a poorly run business, you go to Caffe Santoro!

Caffe Santoro was established in 2008, and is located in Cameron Park, CA.

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