New coffee shop Chez Zara opens in M@dison Building

The greater Downtown Detroit is welcoming its third coffee shop this summer with the opening of Chez Zara in the M@dison Building.

The downtown Detroit coffee shop next to Grand Circus Park is taking over the space that was previously occupied by Stub Hub, which moved to another office space in the building. The coffee shop now shares a space with the lobby for the M@dison Building offices on Broadway Street.

"It's a perfect fit for the M@dison Building," says Mallak Beydoun, owner of Chez Zara.

Beydoun opened Chez Zara at a different storefront on Woodward a few years ago but moved to her new space to be a part of the M@dison Building's emerging start-up scene and efforts to revitalize Detroit. She and her three employees will focus on providing local, fresh coffee that is made from organic and fair-trade sources.

"We want to incorporate local brands that people don't know much about," Zara says.

Source: Mallak Beydoun, owner of Chez Zara
Writer: Jon Zemke

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