Matt Spek of Eat Smart Café
prepares a turkey avocado wrap on Monday.
OCONOMOWOC - The menu has evolved quite a
bit since the opening of Eat Smart Café last year, said
General Manager Jobie Nehring.
worked very hard to find a good balance of healthier yet
great-tasting selections,” he said.
menu includes more cold wraps such as a turkey avocado wrap,
veggie wrap, and four new salads including the chicken avocado
salad with fresh goat cheese, all of which are gluten-free and
can also be made vegan by request, Nehring said.
kids’ health in mind, Nehring said the new kids menu now offers
sides that are healthier, such as applesauce, mandarin oranges
A turkey avocado wrap from Eat
now offer many more options for the gluten-free
customers and daily specials where we have the
opportunity to test out new creations, many of which
become part of the menu,” he said.
he does his best to use as many local ingredients and produce as
possible, which, in turn, changes the menu slightly season by
always count on finding something new,” he explained. “Also this
fall with soup season upon us we are offering four selections of
soup daily with more vegetarian and vegan options.”
when starting Eat Smart Café, at 1416 Summit Ave., the goal was
to offer the community something different.
Matt Spek puts the finishing
apple slices on a harvest salad from Eat Smart Café on
Monday. All of the salad dressings are made in-house.
are so many sandwich shops here, all offering the same
choices,” he said. ”Our panini sandwiches are like no
other sandwich in town. We do grilled wraps no one else
offers, and partnering with the Soup Market for our
soups sets us apart as I feel there is no better soup in
town all made fresh daily.
of our product is what really sets us apart from the rest,” he
aside from the upgraded menu selections, people can expect a
friendly, clean, relaxed atmosphere with the décor supplied by
Some breakfast quiches coming
out fresh from the oven at Eat Smart Café,
just one item on the breakfast menu.
knew all along that expanding the menu was necessary and
that giving the customer choices and new options keeps
things exciting for them,” he said. “In a smaller
community with many corporate brand sandwich shops, we
realized that to survive we would have to always be
changing to keep the customer interested.”
to celebrate reaching the one-year mark in business, he plans on
hosting several customer appreciation events and specials in the
months to come.
The harvest salad, turkey
avocado wrap and a breakfast quiche Eat Smart Café.
like to think that we also provide a relaxed atmosphere
for the community to gather, hosting large groups and
clubs to use as their meeting spot,” he said. “We have
just finished our new catering menu for larger events
and also deliver to the greater Oconomowoc area as
or go to
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