Name of business: Café Donatello
Owner: Myers Ventures LLC
Address: 18728 North Village, Hagerstown (business office: 14613 Dehaven Court, N. Potomac, MD 20878)
Opening date: Feb. 27; grand opening, March 4
Products and services: Fast casual restaurant offering breakfast, lunch and dinner. Café Donatello offers free Wi-Fi, comfy chairs, an internet bar and lounge and an assortment of 100 percent Arabica coffees, a variety of black and herbal teas, plus a full menu of breakfast, lunch and dinner items. The menu includes stuffed pita pockets; rice bowls featuring steak, chicken or shrimp and your choice of sauce and seasonings; fresh bagels; several flavors of cheesecake, brownies and sweet pastries.
Target market: General public
How did you get into your business, and what motivated you to start it?: We are all about giving the public new, delicious choices in their dining experience. With several years of restaurant experience behind us, Café Donatello gives us an opportunity to offer a fresh alternative to standard fast-food fare and a relaxed dining experience where the customer can unwind with old friends and make new ones.
Previous business experience: We opened our first restaurant, a Quiznos, in Gettysburg in 2013, and we operated a second Quiznos in Hagerstown commencing in 2015.
Number of employees: Eight
Hours: Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Phone number: 240-707-6510
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/mycafedonatello/