Former NFL linebacker Stephen Tulloch opens Second Circle House cafe in Oakland Park – Florida Trend
Oakland Park, Florida (September 27, 2021) – Business owner and former NFL star Stephen Tulloch announces the grand opening of his second Circle House cafe, which is slated to open on Oakland Park Blvd. in Oakland Park on Saturday, October 30. It will be the first and only drive-through cafe east of Interstate 95 on Oakland Park Blvd.
The highly anticipated launch joins Tulloch’s popular flagship location in Flagler Village, which has been a staple in the Fort Lauderdale community since 2019. Philanthropic and mission-oriented cafe, in partnership with the Stephen Tulloch Foundation, often team up with other businesses in the community to raise and donate money to local and global charities.
Circle House Coffee, in collaboration with the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation, will kick off the launch of its new location with a block party and fundraising initiative on Saturday, October 30 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. This family-friendly event will feature games, ballooning animals, food trucks and fun beats by a live DJ. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation will also be in attendance with educational materials promoting breast cancer awareness. Guests can support fundraising by purchasing exclusive pink t-shirts designed by Circle House Coffee. The first 200 guests will receive a special gift bag and the proceeds from the sale of t-shirts will be donated to the Foundation.
Scheduled to be open seven days a week with drive-thru, the new 2,000-square-foot Circle House Coffee will serve craft coffees, CBD-infused beverages, hot and iced teas, and sugary treats including cakes, candies, Gourmet pies and Mojo Donuts. Dining options include delicious homemade sandwiches, wraps, and empanadas with indoor and outdoor seating. Circle House Coffee also offers ‘drinking selfies’ with foam printing technology that allows for customizable latte art.
“We are thrilled to expand the Circle House Coffee initiative to better serve the Oakland Park community,” said Tulloch, who credits the cafe for fueling his 11-year NFL career. “I created a unique brand with the goal of serving our local and global communities, and the opportunity to be able to take one sip at a time and make an impact is truly a lesson in humility.
True to Tulloch’s love for java, Circle House Coffee will continue to serve their popular Fifty-Five Signature Espresso which pays homage to Tulloch’s NFL No.55. Circle House Coffee Oakland Park will also feature Magic City Blend, a dark roast blend perfect for brewing iconic South Florida drinks including Café con Leche, Cortadito and Café Cubano, as well as two new blends of filter coffee and cold brew named Flagler Village Blend and Good Vibes Blend.
The brand will join the beloved Horchata and expand its selection of herbal drinks with more drinks containing Milkadamia, the vegan, dairy-free and plant-based macadamia milk. A new range of health conscious smoothies will also be available.
With a specially crafted drink list, sophisticated concoctions made with fresh ingredients can be found on the store’s CBD infused menu. Highlights include unconventional slushies with ingredients such as green tea, strawberry, lime, basil, mango, yuzu, mint, and honey. Tonic drinks are also available, and espresso drinks all allow for dairy and non-dairy options.
Customers can pair their drink with their selection of a specially curated selection of Mojo Donuts, the gourmet donut brand known locally for their deliciously creative and over-the-top donuts. Circle House Coffee is the only place that permanently offers Mojo Donuts outside of its Pembroke Pines bakery. Customers in a hurry can also grab a healthy yogurt parfait ($ 6.95) with Greek yogurt, homemade strawberry and banana compote, and crispy granola, homemade with oats, flax seeds, maple syrup and coconut flakes.
Hot breakfast choices include the Impossible Maple Vegan Sandwich ($ 6.95) and the savory Spicy Chorizo Wrap ($ 5.95), made with spicy chorizo, eggs, cheddar cheese and potatoes; available all day and homemade fresh.
For lunch and dinner, menu highlights include the Mojo Jackfruit Vegan Wrap ($ 8.95), with jackfruit marinated in a mojo sauce, and black beans, corn, yellow sweet potatoes and kale. grated in a whole wheat wrap; and the Crowd Pleaser ($ 8.75), made with oven roasted turkey, salami, roasted peppers, cheddar and pesto on sourdough bread.
Cinnamon Sugar Churro Donuts, Nano Banana Bread, Chrome Rose Donuts, and Matcha Queen Cookies are just a few of the vegan treats available. Other sweet inspirations on the dessert menu include Carrot Cake, Red Velvet Cake, Oreo Cheesecake, Guava Cheesecake, Sea Salt Caramel Pie, Apple Pie Mississippi mud and lime pie.
Circle House Coffee Oakland Park is located at 119 W Oakland Park Blvd., in Oakland Park and is available for offsite and onsite dining. In addition, the cafe has an additional 7,000 square feet of outdoor event space available for private events.
About Circle House Coffee
Circle House Coffee was founded by retired NFL linebacker Stephen Tulloch, who throughout his 11-year NFL career recognized coffee as the key to fueling his day. In his transition to life after football, Tulloch created Circle House Coffee in 2018 as a way
to bring people together while making them aware of local and global issues. Circle House Coffee is a bustling cafe and drive-thru where the community can come together to enjoy artisanal coffee alongside delicious food.
While playing in the NFL, he started the Stephen Tulloch Foundation with an imperative to give back to underprivileged children and help those touched by cancer. The four-time recipient of the Walter Payton Community Service Man of the Year Award has always had a passion to give back and give it back; and since its opening, Circle House Coffee has remained true to the spirit of philanthropic collaboration, serving as the Stephen Tulloch Foundation’s lead partner and hub for many fundraising and community outreach activities. Together with the Foundation, Circle House Coffee has helped raise and donate thousands of dollars to South Florida nonprofits such as the Pink Angels Memorial Foundation, Women in Distress, the Heart Gallery of Broward County and 4 Kidz to name a few. .
For more information, visit www.circlehousecoffee.com or follow Circle House Coffee on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.