A student taps into some nitrogen-infused coffee at the new SFI Cafe, which also serves as a business incubator for student-run businesses.

Treat Yourself to New Tasty Food on Main Campus

The Street Food Institute (SFI) Cafe on Main Campus is the new spot to support student-run and small, local businesses.
January 22, 2018

The SFI Café, a new partnership between CNM and SFI, is both a café with scrumptious treats and a business incubator for current and former culinary students who have started their own businesses, as well as other small, local startups. The café is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Fridays 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. In addition to the small businesses, the Street Food Institute also provides a menu of grab-and-go items, and a “Hot Bar” Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

The small businesses in the SFI Café include:

Atomic Age Bakery
Atomic Age Bakery is owned by Kristi Rauth-Snider, who graduated in 2016 with an associate degree in Culinary Arts. Atomic Age offers cookies, pastries and made-to-order waffles. Kristi’s motto is “Baking the World a Better Place.”

Kalamata 505
Frossene King, the owner of Kalamata 505, is currently a CNM Culinary Arts student and created the concept for her artisan bread company while taking the Entrepreneurial Food Operations class. Kalamata 505 is “Where Fresh Greek Meets Southwestern Spice.”

Lily Marie’s Coffee Company

Owned by former SFI student Nicole Turrieta, Lily Marie’s is a local coffee company aimed at providing coffee drinkers with fresh roasted, direct trade and organic coffees from around the world.

Hundred Hands Coffee
Hundred Hands Coffee features nitrogen-infused, craft coffee, as well as teas, that come from strong, small batches, natural processing, and responsible sourcing. “Craft Is Our Culture. Quality Is Our Commitment.”

The Daily SFI Café Menu

Grab and Go Items
Sandwich wraps
Breakfast burritos – meat and vegetarian options
Homemade soups

Hot Bar (Open Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.)
SFI Tacos
Made to order Burritos
Made to order deli sandwiches

*During January, the SFI Café will also feature an Italian pasta bar.

*You can find the Café on the first floor of the Student Services Center, where the old cafeteria used to be located.