Article: THE MARTHA BLOG: "The Chelsea American Made Meet-Up" (Excerpt)

COFFEED was honored to provide catering for Martha Stewart's recent American Made Meet-Up at the Centre for Social Innovation in Chelsea. Below is an excerpt from Martha's blog.


Here I was with Frank “Turtle” Raffaele, the founder and CEO of COFFEED. Each COFFEED location donates a significant percentage of its gross revenue to worthy local charities.

"I am very excited to host my 4th annual American Made Summit, which takes place tomorrow, November 7th, at our New York City offices in the historic Starrett Lehigh Building. This nationally recognized event honors makers, small-business owners, and creative entrepreneurs in the fields of crafts, design, food, and style.

Recently, we kicked off the Summit with an American Made Meet-Up hosted by our friends at The UPS Store - a great supporter of the maker community, and a dedicated small business resource for printing, packing and shipping services. The event was held at the Centre of Social Innovation (CSI) - a co-working space, and launch pad for new entrepreneurs, and artisans. The Meet-Up was a great opportunity to talk with some of the hardworking small business owners from right here, in the New York City area...

And, please visit our web site for more information on our 2015 Martha Stewart American Made Award Winners."