Chelan Café closed after staff member tests positive for COVID-19

Received from the Chelan Café:

The Chelan Cafe will be closed until further notice.

On Friday, July 31st, a staff member from the cocktail lounge tested positive for COVID-19. As a result of this positive test and out of an abundance of caution, we are closing both the restaurant and the Ebb Tide Room temporarily.

During this closure, our employees will be tested and a company will be hired to conduct a deep cleaning. We will not be re-opening until all employees test negative. The well-being of our community, customers, and employees will always be our first priority, and we thank you for your support during this difficult time.

Thank you,
Mary Manning-Smith
Owner- Chelan Cafe

8 Replies to "Chelan Café closed after staff member tests positive for COVID-19"

  • Eric July 31, 2020 (3:24 pm)

    Too bad, they were so cautious. We wish them a safe return.

    • Beth July 31, 2020 (9:58 pm)

      I agree! Thanks for being kind. Unlike ⬇️

  • HowAboutNow? July 31, 2020 (4:57 pm)

    Dukes – pay attention…

    • LB July 31, 2020 (9:54 pm)

      Yup, that’s what an exemplary business does.

  • Mike July 31, 2020 (6:37 pm)

    When reopening, why not keep the lounge closed?  That is the riskier part of the restaurant.

  • Yma July 31, 2020 (10:00 pm)

    Thank you, Chelan we miss you , we miss the eggs Bennie ( Best ever – and I try them wherever we go – in state & out). Girl misses the biscuits & gravy.  We miss all the folks that had known us as ‘regulars ‘.Be safe, be well.  When you can open safely, we’ll order!

  • 22blades August 1, 2020 (5:50 am)

    It’s really unfortunate. I really think they’ve made a great effort & I’ll be back. I hope the entire staff is safe. Is this a reset to a new normal?

  • Howard August 1, 2020 (2:37 pm)

    Thank you Chelan Cafe for letting us know! Many many thanks! 

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