Coffee and Cream is a local one-stop-shop for all of your catering needs. I had the pleasure of sitting down with Barb Hackett, owner of Coffee and Cream here in Windsor, ON to ask her a few questions about her business.
Years in Business: 17
How it all Began: She originally bought an ice-sculpting business named Crystal Ice Creations, where she turned her garage into a freezer to create one-of-a-kind ice creations.
Why she made the switch to catering
“Lugging all that ice was heavy,” she said with a grin! But in all seriousness, she began receiving a lot of requests for coffee bars and ice cream stations, and decided to change the name to Coffee and Cream - fitting I would say!
Coffee and Cream still sticks to their roots - Ice Cream Bars and Coffee Stations, but recently they have seen an increase in requests for Crepe Making Stations. Anything you can imagine in a crepe, they can make it happen! Not only do they provide these services, but they will cater to your every request. Barb let me know that she recently took on the requests for a Create-Your-Own Taco Bar and Baked Potato Bar for upcoming weddings. “We don’t have a particular menu. Come to us with an idea, and we will to create it!” They will even come to your home to cater events and can handle any number of guests. With a well-trained staff, they ensure every event goes off without a hitch!
Favourite Part of the Business
“Meeting new people, and being part of the memory,” Barb says. They have had the opportunity to work in many different venues over the years, including wineries, hospitals, and alongside large organizations looking for a unique way to show their staff appreciation.
Adding the Extras to a wedding
Coffee and Cream is the added bonus to your event, and one that guests will remember. Not only are the staff wonderfully personable, but they create incredible tablescapes with your favourite snacks and treats. Recently they have been asked to host Poutine Bars and S’more Bars which are all the craze! People always remember the food at an event!
Not only is Barb one of the sweetest ladies in town, but she also creates some of the most delectable creations! Be sure to check out Coffee and Cream on Facebook, and on their website for more information to complete your next event. It's all in the details!