At this difficult time for small businesses especially restaurants and bakeries, we deeply appreciate your business. You are keeping our staff employed and our doors open.
Our indoor dining room and outdoor patio are now open. Santa Fe County and most of the State of NM have recently eased indoor dining restrictions under new the new 'turquoise" code. We have a reduced seating capacity, but open and welcome your business. In addition our entire breakfast and lunch menus are available for take out and local delivery. Please visit us online to order, or call us at 505-984-1980.
Our goal is to serve you healthy food and baked goods in the safest possible manner and minimize the risk of transmission of COVID-19. We want to be confident that you can trust in the Chocolate Maven.
We have implemented numerous protocols to make sure you can trust The Maven for the healthiest food and service.
CURBSIDE PICK UP
Place your order online or over the phone, and when you arrive.
REDUCED INDOOR SEATING
All tables are six feet apart. Although we have reduced seating, we still have plenty of capacity. Our capacity for the bakery store area is reduced to a maximum of six customers.
All guests are requested to wear masks at all times except when actively dining. Our staff wear masks around the clock.
We have implemented ongoing cleaning of food contact and public use surfaces throughout the customer and and kitchen areas, using food grade sanitizer approved for food contact surfaces. We use extra care in the high use areas such as the front counter, door handles and bathrooms.
HANDWASHING, GLOVES & MASKS
Chocolate Maven team members maintain a strict code of hand washing combined with use of disposable gloves. Face masks are worn by the entire Maven team, from office to delivery.
We have implemented single use menus for each guest. We also encouraging using personal device to access our menu.
Table tops at the Maven are covered with clean fresh paper and/or linen for each guest.
Chairs are wiped with sanitizer after each use.
Salt, pepper, mustard, ketchup and other condiments now off the table and served individually upon request.
As a preventative measure, our staff are the only people signing our screens, until such time as the pandemic is over. Receipts are emailed to you, although you may request a paper receipt. Customer credit cards are sanitized whenever handled by our staff.
SECURE TAKE OUT
We will package your take out order with extreme care, wearing gloves, mask and following strict kitchen protocols. From start to finish your food is handled with utmost care.
CURBSIDE PICK UP AVAILABLE
Simply call from the parking lot when you arrive and we will bring your order to your vehicle.
A great way to get the deliciousness of the Maven right to your door is our delivery. Our drivers follow strict kitchen hygiene for packing your order, always wearing gloves and mask when handling food containers, whether in our facility or at your location.
We are happy to leave your order in a place that you designate such as a front porch. We will notify you when your order has been delivered. Please indicate your instructions in your ordering notes.
GRAB & GO
All fresh pastries are now wrapped in plastic. Most items are served from behind the counter by a Maven team member using tongs, gloved and freshly washed hands. Just let us know what you would like!
We have eliminated self serve coffee and tea. Coffee and tea are being served from behind the counter to prevent public interaction with the airpots, creamers and condiments. We will be happy to fill your coffee exactly the way you like it. Please note that we are unable to fill personal cups during this period.
We have implemented increased training and supervision to strictly follow CDC and State of New Mexico guidelines.
Through these precautions and our care for you, we endeavor to make the Chocolate Maven your choice as one of safest places to eat in Santa Fe, as well as the healthiest and most delicious.