Chris’s Coffee and Custard celebrates its grand opening in Roanoke

The business employs and trains people with special abilities

ROANOKE, Va. – A new coffee shop in the Star City is creating opportunities one cup at a time.

Chris’s Coffee and Custard held a ribbon ceremony Saturday to celebrate its grand opening.

Chris and his mom Beth have worked over the years to turn it into a cafe with a purpose.

She created the business to employ and train people with special abilities.

It’s a beautiful day here in Roanoke, VA! Perfect for some custard! 🍦

Posted by Chris's Coffee & Custard on Saturday, March 6, 2021

Her vision is to have a place where they can feel comfortable and feel like part of the community.

“This is important to me because I want to work for my friends, my family and my soccer team... That’s my dream job I love,” said Chris.

Chris says anyone who wants to start their own business just needs to have courage to make it happen.

To learn more about Chris’s Coffee and Custard, click here.