February 27th, 2017
Dear friends of Mauhaus,
We’ve decided to make some changes to how our reservations system works. Every other cat cafe in the US charges a reservation fee on top of food and drink (some has high as $28/hour!) When we opened, we wanted to be more accessible and make it financially easier for people to come, so we gave a $10 credit with each $10 reservation. Reservations have been working out really well in some ways (95% booked most weekends!) but the issue that’s been the hardest is the food. Because of the credit, a lot of people get food just to spend it, and we see a lot of food go to waste. Our food costs have skyrocketed, and despite being very busy, it’s been hard for us to keep up with expenses.
In order to keep our food costs reasonable, and reduce waste, we’ve decided to make a change to …