Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
May 20, 2014 - The Michigan Bureau of Services for Blind Persons (BSBP) today announced the opening of the new Cora’s Café in the Anderson House Office Building. The new restaurant serves legislators, staffers and visitors a diverse set of quality menu options from many Michigan companies, including MSU Dairy and Grand Traverse Pie Company.
Cora’s Café will also be the home to the new training center for the BSBP’s Business Assistance and Development Program (BADP). The program provides individuals who are blind advanced training in how to manage and own businesses in the private sector.
"Michigan residents and other visitors will now have a convenient place to grab a bite to eat when visiting state lawmakers or attending committee meetings at the Anderson Building," said House Speaker Jase Bolger. "As an added bonus, we're thrilled the café will help showcase some of the great food products made by Michigan companies."
“Cora’s Café will not only offer hungry diners a wide selection of well-known Michigan products and exceptional customer service, but the new eatery will aid in the advanced training blind entrepreneurs need to run their own business,” said Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Chief Deputy Director Mike Zimmer.
Cora’s is located in the lobby of the Anderson Building on Capitol Avenue in downtown Lansing. Customers will be able to quickly and easily purchase quality food and refreshments from 7:00AM - 4:00PM during week days.
In addition to many “grab and go” food items, Cora’s will also offer: