Community

Egg Harbor Café restaurants are actively involved in our communities, hosting charity events, volunteering and donating gift certificates to local schools, park districts, religious institutions and nonprofit organizations. In addition, we are committed to partnering with socially responsible, locally-resourced companies, including Intelligentsia Coffee, Jones Dairy Farm, Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice, Sweet Ali’s Gluten Free Bakery. Deneen Pottery, Pure Water Technology and Vital Food Service.

Special Thanksgiving Hours

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Happy Thanksgiving! All Egg Harbor Cafe locations will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, as we give thanks for all of the blessings in our lives. Among those blessings are our customers. We thank you for dining with us and allowing us to prepare memorable meals for your special occasions.

Egg Harbor Cafe is open 6:30 am – 2 pm as usual, before and after Thanksgiving day. We hope to see you today, and beginning again on Friday morning.

Linking Old World and New Vision

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Egg Harbor Café’s all-natural bacon and sausage are made by Jones Dairy Farm in Ft. Atkinson, Wisconsin, a family business whose home-grown recipes have produced top quality products since 1889.

Company president Philip Jones is a sixth generation family member and classically trained chef who applies old world culinary techniques while implementing the highest production standards. Sausage is ground in small batches. Spices are hand-weighed. Bacon is dry-aged and naturally smoked, just like the early days. At the same time, state-of-the-art production and lab equipment assure that food quality, safety and flavor are consistently best in class.

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Door County Coffee, Artisan Flavors

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A few miles south of Egg Harbor, Wisconsin, in a white clapboard building along scenic Highway 42, you’ll discover a bustling restaurant and gift shop, Door County Coffee and Tea. Widely known for crafting artisan coffees, this versatile family-owned business roasts, tumbles, grinds, packages and ships the exquisite flavored coffees served daily at Egg Harbor Café.

Vicki Wilson, president and founder of Door County Coffee and Tea, began roasting coffee in 1993, and the company remains family-owned, operating today as a popular restaurant, gift shop and roasting facility. Vicki is pictured with her son Doug, the company’s director of sales. Door County visitors are greeted warmly by service-oriented employees who clearly love their work and the small-batch coffees they craft.

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Pay It Forward

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A Day in the Life of Scarlett

It is Scarlett’s fifth birthday and she is enjoying lunch with her mom Rachel Sepe and their friend Amanda Konopka at Egg Harbor Café in Barrington. Wearing a pink paper crown, Scarlett’s eyes sparkle as she opens a gift (a soft toy puppy she promptly names Clarice) and describes the activities for her upcoming birthday party. When a server arrives, Scarlett orders her favorite meal: fruit and Harbor potatoes, with lots of ketchup.

Scarlett’s vegan diet boosts her health. Four years ago, Scarlett was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), a genetic motor neuron condition that causes muscle weakness in the arms and legs of children.

Sitting next to Scarlett, Rachel grazes on a Door County Chicken Salad and watches her daughter lift potatoes and fruit with light plastic utensils. Rachel is friendly, articulate and open as she describes life with SMA. Patients with SMA typically lose muscle function over time, she explains. Although Scarlett is highly intelligent, her muscles are very weak and she uses a small motorized wheelchair for mobility. Twice-daily respiratory treatments and regular physical and occupational therapies help Scarlett to live a full, active life. Although this regimen is physically demanding, Rachel celebrates Scarlett’s successes, hoping and working for her long-term well-being while acknowledging, “The hardest part of SMA is not knowing.”

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