Moving Forward During Covid-19


Reopening Florida Full Phase 1 - Effective Monday, May 18th, 2020

As we enter phase 1 on May 4th, our team here at A Fresh Connection Catering is focused primarily on your health and safety.

We continue to practice the highest level of safety protocols. 

Our Cafe will reopen with 50% seating capacity with required social distancing.  We will continue to offer our daily curbside pickup and free delivery specials.  For Corporate events, we have removed minimums, delivery charges, and individually packaged the majority of our items on our EZCater Menu.

If you are planning a wedding, corporate event, or private party, we are excited to work with you on the event focusing on social distancing and going above and beyond with Covid-19 safety protocols




Gov. DeSantis Announces

"Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step" Plan

Gov. DeSantis' plan focuses on Florida's recovery and begins with guiding principles for reopening. In addition to addressing critical health considerations and increased testing, Florida’s initial Phase 1 guidelines support the highest level of practicable business operations while maintaining health and safety.  It also identifies key metrics upon which next steps will be based. 


Phase 1 - Effective Monday, May 4 

  • Schools remain distance learning 

  • Visits to senior living facilities are prohibited 

  • Elective surgeries can resume 

  • Restaurants: Outdoor seating with 6 feet of space between tables and indoor seating at 25% capacity 

  • No change for bars, gyms and personal services such as hair dressers 

  • Vulnerable individuals should avoid close contact with people outside the home 

  • Everyone should maximize physical distance from others when in public 

  • Avoid socializing in groups of more than 10 people in circumstances that do not readily allow for physical distancing 

  • Face masks are recommended for face-to-face interactions and where you can't social distance


The Governor has also released Executive Order 20-112 that further outlines Phase 1 guidelines including responsible individual activity, businesses restricted by previous executive orders, other affected business services and medical procedures.  

Update 3/11/2020

A Fresh Connection Catering, Café & Bakery


What AFCC is doing to protect their clients and employees:


First and foremost, the health and well-being of our clients and employees remains our highest priority.  The leadership of A Fresh Connection is taking our current health concerns very seriously and requiring our employees to do the same.  A Fresh Connection always follows strict local public health guidelines, ensuring that we already have safety protocols and best practices in place.  In response to Covid-19 concerns, we are currently:

  • Conducting an increased cleaning and disinfection program on all surfaces and high-volume touchpoints.

  • Requiring increased frequency and attention to safe handwashing techniques.

  • Requiring strict attention to use of protective gloves when required

  • Requiring strict attention to personal and respiratory hygiene.

  • Requiring all employees to adhere to procedures outlined by the CDC and local health authorities if they are sick or exposed to anyone who is sick.

  • We are closely monitoring all updates from the CDC and local health authorities.


If you have any questions or comments regarding our response to Covid-19, please contact us.


Be Informed: Read and stay tuned to the CDC updates on how to protect you and your family.   

Update 3/12/20

Additional information is available at 

Update 3/21/20

We have closed our Cafe to dine-in seating.  Our Chefs here at A Fresh Connection have created an array of innovative take-out options to help feed you and your family during these uncertain times.

Update 4/6/2020

We are offering curbside pickup and Free Delivery at selected times.  We have increased our disinfection procedures and have provided all staff with masks to wear while preparing food and interacting with the public.