Mecatos is a café that offers delicious and highly sought-after Colombian pastries, as well as warm and cold beverages that include coffee, hot chocolate and fruit smoothies. Edwin Lurduy inaugurated his first store on April 1, 2016. He experienced immediate success and has maintained the pace of growth ever since.
One year later, Edwin opened his second location with a storefront and an option to serve as a commissary kitchen. The second location has seen the same successful results as the first. Mecatos’ emphasis on maintaining the same quality of their products and their customer service has allowed them to continue growing the brand.
In 2018, Edwin came to Prospera seeking help for the expansion of his bakery. Collaborating with his business consultant, Mecatos was awarded a grant for legal assessment and a business plan to access capital to evaluate the legal responsibilities of a third location and obtain the funds needed to do start it.
Mecatos plans to continue its expansion around Central Florida and in the near future in other areas in Florida. For more information on the business or to taste their products, visit www.mecatoscafe.com and follow them on Facebook.