Kathy's News From Minnie's
Hi everyone! I am new to this website thing, but I will do my best.
Thank you for subscribing to our news letter! It is exciting to know that we can keep in touch this way.
Let me tell you a little about myself and Minnie's Beach Café'. I moved to Florida in 1989 from Massachusetts, where I worked for a Plumbing supply company. When we moved to the island (Anna Maria) I applied at the only plumbing supply company on the island and was offered 5.00 an hour! Well, that just would not do! So I went back to waiting tables. I went to work for Brian's Sunny Side Up in 1995. Brian sold the restaurant to myself, Mary and our partners Lynda and Paul Allgire. Four years ago, we bought them out as Paul had retired from teaching and Lynda stayed on as a server until last February, when she, too, retired. Minnie's is our second home and we treat our customers as we would visitors to our home. We both love the restaurant bizz. The smiles on the faces of our customers bring happiness to our souls. Kaylee, our niece works with us as well and she married our kitchen manager two years ago! The majority of our staff have been with us forever, Dawn (Dining room manager) and I often joke that we are going to have to move out some tables in a few years in order to get our walkers thru! We always say that we will continue at Minnie's until it stops being fun! I just can't see that happening!
covid 19 update
Well, it certainly isn't over, but we are making some progress at Minnie's. We are now open for table service, both inside and out. We continue to offer take out as well as the free breakfast and lunches for children. Due to minimum seating, we offer free meals for children take out only. I want to take this opportunity to thank all those that have so generously donated to our feed the children program. Your generosity is overwhelming, thank you so much!
It's been a rough ride, but I feel (hope) the worst is over.
It is in times such as these that we get back that small town feel back on our island as all band together to help each other.
Minnie's is disinfecting everything several times a day and will continue wearing masks for your safety. We miss you all and hope to see you soon!