Clawson couple sees success after opening new coffee shop during the pandemic

Posted at 11:11 AM, Nov 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-08 22:44:41-05

CLAWSON (WXYZ) — Keeping a cafe open and prosperous has been a challenge during the economic turmoil. Now, imagine opening a brand new coffee shop in the middle of this pandemic. That’s what a couple in Clawson did last week.

Trevor and Miranda Graham connected over a cup of joe on their first date back in 2012.

“A cup of coffee can kind of change your morning,” Trevor said.

In this case, it changed their life.

After tying the knot, they dreamt of opening up their own coffee shop in Clawson, calling it Sabbath Coffee Roasters.
Because of the shutdown, Trevor was laid off from his automotive job.

“Pandemic can’t stop us,” Trevor said. “We need to chase our dreams and this is a crazy year but what’s crazier than just opening up your own coffee business anyways, so YOLO.”

Sabbath Coffee Roasters opened on 14 Mile Road near South Main Street on Halloween.

Their family and the community have supported this couple so much, Trevor gets choked up talking about it.

“Seven years of dreams.... it feels really awesome,” he said.

Business has been going so well, they now have to hire staff sooner than expected.

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