Every town needs a café. A place where you can unwind after a long day. A table you don’t have to set or clear. A meal you do not have to prepare. Southeast Enterprise Facilitation Project (SEFP) is happy to welcome such an environment to downtown Marion.  Alex Storjohann is the owner and head chef of Al’s Café LLC. SEFP had the honor of assisting Alex with his business plan and financial forecasting.

Alex had a desire to create his own brand, infusing in his business the strategies and lessons he has learned throughout his food service career. He is highly skilled and dedicated to his vision to make it work. Two ingredients that will serve him, his team, and community well.

Alex shared that “Throughout the planning process, one of the most exciting accomplishments was the finalization of the menu. It got real then. It was exciting to see the vision come together and to create delicious food in a fast, casual setting.”

Al’s Cafe will provide the best quality of fresh, from-scratch, food to the local community and surrounding area. Instead of offering processed or a standard “bar” food menu, Al’s Cafe will serve meals that were prepared that day, providing their customers with a “home-cooked” meal experience. The hours of operations are 11:00 am to 8:00 pm Tuesday through Saturday. Featuring daily specials, the menu is a collective of smash burgers and scratch food, sure to please any taste buds.

Like and Follow Al’s Facebook page to stay up to date on hours of operations, their delicious menu, and weekly specials.

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