Vendor Search

We are currently conducting a search for an experienced restaurateur to run its turnkey restaurant and food operations as a contractor/owner-operator. The New Deal is a member- owned cooperative with a 25 year history of creating community with live music, comforting food and libations, and a welcoming atmosphere, and we are seeking a partner to continue that tradition.

Our facility seats 120 guests in three spaces (coffee shop, event space, and outdoor patio) with a fully equipped commercial kitchen, pastry cabinet, and commercial espresso machine. Located in Greenbelt’s town center, the space is co-located with multiple businesses providing ample foot traffic, substantial free parking, and public transit access.

The cafe is currently open 7 days a week with live music 6 nights a week and a full calendar of community events. We are proud to have received a number of regional awards, including top honors in Washington City Paper’s “Best of DC 2020.” Candidates considered will support the New Deal Cafe’s mission to provide delicious and affordable food.

We are seeking an experienced food business owner ready to take on full cafe food and beverage operations within the next three months. Interested parties are asked to send a letter of interest to  to receive a full prospectus.