SoulFull Cafe in Richmond
RICHMOND – A brand new restaurant has opened in Richmond with the only real mission of feeding the physique and nourishing the soul. SoulFull Cafe, situated at 196 West Most important in Richmond, is a “wellness cafe” and serves greater than scrumptious, nutritious, made-from-scratch meals. The restaurant’s co-owner, Esterlee Molyneux, says she additionally presents optimistic affirmations.
“For instance, you may are available in and order the ‘I Am Superior Acai Bowl.’ If we begin saying ‘we’re nice’ that might assist with our psychological well beingMolyneux exclaims. “We’ve messages throughout our retailer: ‘You’re worthy. You’re cherished. You’re sufficient.’ Each week we offer a wellness card, it is a 3×3 card that has a bit phrase that we concentrate on that week.”
The again of the cardboard incorporates a optimistic quote, affirmation, or psychological well being recommendation. By the tip of the yr, the restaurant could have distributed 52 completely different well being suggestions. As well as, the restaurant will host psychological wellness workshops or make them obtainable with a served lunch.
Molyneux lately retired after greater than 25 years of psychological well being work and is uniquely certified to construct a restaurant round psychological wellness points. His enterprise companion, Tracy Pharis, is an insurance coverage agent by commerce, however has been engaged on perfecting recipes and menu objects for years. Menu objects on the restaurant embody acai bowls, avocado toast, specialty breads, soups, smoothies, salads, and sandwiches. Many choices are gluten-free, vegan and/or vegetarian.
“I’ve at all times cherished feeding my household wholesome choices and I’m thrilled to share these confirmed recipes with our neighborhood,” says Pharis. “I need folks to depart our cafe feeling empowered each bodily and mentally.”
“We predict we’ve a number of unfavourable inside conversations that deliver us down,” provides Pharis. “We would like folks to stroll by means of our doorways and really feel nice..”
“All of them have optimistic phrases in them,” provides Molyneux. “You may order an ‘I Am Daring Smoothie’ or ‘Fabulous Turkey Salad’, ‘Luminous Lemon Poppy Seed Bread’ to search out methods to cheer us up.
“An unintended result’s when our workers members, when bringing meals to our superb clients, say ‘Mike ordered an I Am Superior Acai Bowl’ or ‘I Am Incredible Acai Bowl.’ Our workers members then say optimistic issues about themselves whereas shoppers use the terminology too. It has grow to be a extremely lovely idea in a short while.”
The restaurant will host a grand opening occasion on July 1 and a couple of, and each days can be filled with scrumptious meals, psychological wellness suggestions, giveaways, stay music, and deep reductions on menu objects and in-store of presents.
“We’re open from 7 within the morning till eight at evening. We’ll have stay music right here Friday evening, we have surprises, giveaways, balloon formations from different enterprise house owners, and we’re simply on the lookout for a spot for folks to attach and get nice meals reductions and check out us out. Nourish your soul by feeding your physique.”
The constructing that the restaurant occupies is over 100 years previous and was as soon as a practice station. Years later it turned a laundromat as soon as owned by Pharis’s great-grandfather. In a number of other ways, the constructing has been a gathering place. The cafe is situated close to a brand new Lee’s Market grocery retailer at the moment underneath building and Molyneux is worked up to deliver extra eating choices to residents on the north facet of Cache Valley.
The SoulFull Cafe has dine-in seating, out of doors seating, a drive-thru, and on-line ordering choices. For extra info go to SoulFullCafeUtah.com, Instagram @SoulFullCafeUtah or name 435-213-9366.