Le Voyeur – Olympia, WA

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Industry: Food and Beverage Location: Olympia, Washington Number of employees: 6 Became employee owned: 2019 Assistance from: Northwest Cooperative Development Center Learn more voyeurolympia.com The Worker’s Paradise –  Le Voyeur The Next Generation (2019) Works in Progress – Olympia’s co-op businesses create economic justice and opportunity (2019) Le Voyeur – Cooperative Grand Re-opening (2019)   […]

Civilization – Gainesville, FL

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Industry: Food and Beverage Location: Gainesville, Florida Number of employees: 15 Became employee owned: 2009 Learn more www.welcometocivilization.com White – A Worker-Owner Co-op–The New Business Model Business Report of North Central Florida – Co-Ops Succeed Through Collaboration Pastore – Civilization Restaurant (video)   Employee Owned Small Businesses in Food and Beverage Employee Owned Small Businesses in Florida […]

Colors – New York City, NY

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This business has closed. Industry: Food and Beverage Location: New York City, New York Number of employees: 20 Became employee owned: 2006 From the company http://www.colorsrestaurantnyc.com/ (archived) Books Jayaraman – Behind the Kitchen Door (book) (2013)  Mamdouh and Sen – The Accidental American (book) (2008)  Learn more New York Daily News – Half-baked worker empowerment: […]

Red Emmas – Baltimore, MD

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Industry: Food and Beverage, Books Location: Baltimore,  Maryland Number of employees: 35 Became employee owned: 2004 Learn more redemmas.org Red Emmas – About Red Emmas – Bylaws Baltimore Magazine – Radical Growth (2019) Baltimore Sun – Red Emma’s restaurant and bookstore is moving to Mid-Town Belvedere (2018) Next City – Closing the Funding Gap for […]

Little Grill Collective – Harrisonburg, VA

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Industry: Food and Beverage Location: Harrisonburg, Virginia Number of employees: 40 Became employee owned: 2003 Learn more http://lilgrill.com Downtown Harrisonburg – The Little Grill Collective IPFS – The Little Grill Collective The Breeze – Culinary collective: Little Grill Collective brings the brunch (2017) EMU – Extravagant Love: From The Little Grill To Our Community Place […]

Casa Nueva – Athens, OH

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Industry: Food and Beverage Location: Athens, Ohio Number of employees: 72 Became employee owned: 1985 From the company https://casanueva.com/ Casa Nueva – Our Story Casa Nueva – Bylaws, Operating Rules, Member Handbook Learn more One Table, One World – In the Land of Local Food and Salsa: How a worker-owned restaurant cooperative taught me about […]