gwendolyn's Cafe & Catering Company

+1-239-791-8462

2400 First Street, Suite 101Fort MyersFL33901
more about gwen
Gwendolyn Howard-Powell, our charming and charismatic leader, has been in the Hospitality Industry for over 25 years. Her food service career began at a Hardee's Restaurant in Grafton, Virginia, in the 1980's. She has a degree in Hotel/Restaurant Management and has worked every venue of food service from a Sonic Drive-In in Austin Texas, where she served food on roller skates, to planning and staging 5 star weddings as an event planner at beautiful Florida Resorts. 
Contact us by Phone: 239.791.8462    Email us at: wefeeddowntown@yahoo.com
Gwendolyn's Cafe & Catering Co is located at 2400 1st Street, in Suite 101, at the corner of 1st and Lee Street in Downtown  Fort Myers Florida 33901.
The Cafe Has Been Open Since 2010, serving thousands of customers in the cafe and at catering of special events all over Florida.
RECOVERY
Being in recovery from Alcoholism, Gwen sees fit to hire staff who have been through similar struggles and have decided to live a life free from substance abuse.
 
SAVE THE CHILDREN
Gwendolyn's Cafe regularly hosts events and activities that support causes to protect and direct children including Toys for Tots, Salvation Army and others.


SUSPENDED COFFEES
We participate in the Suspended Coffees program! Come in, buy your coffee, and pay for an extra one! Later, when a needy person comes in, we give them the coffee you bought. You can also buy suspended soups or meals! An easy way to feed the hungry! Learn More...

RECOGNITION
Gwendolyn's Cafe has been honored with awards on several occasions including 2014 SWFL Caterer of the Year. Gwen herself was awarded "Person of the Year" for 2012 for her philanthropic endeavors.

Gwen is the winner of the Rotary
Club's 2013 Four Way Test Award and
was named Hero of the Year for 2012
​by News-Press Media. Learn More...
Gwendolyn's Cafe & Catering Co is a local eatery at the corner of 1st and Lee Streets. We are quickly becoming "downtown famous" for our savory meals and fresh ingredients. Daily we create soups, salads and specials from hand chosen and market fresh selections.​

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About Gwendolyn's cafe
SUSPENDED COFFEES
​We participate in the Suspended Coffees program! Come in, buy your coffee, and pay for an extra one! Later, when a needy person comes in, we give them the coffee you bought. You can also buy suspended soups or meals! An easy way to feed the hungry! Learn More...