The original Back Kitchen sign
The original Back Kitchen sign

The Amherst Island Community Cafe is a volunteer operated restaurant that aims to serve good quality food, support local growers, hire and train local students and promote & host local events.

Mission Statement
The Amherst Island Community Cafe exists to foster the community.

Core Values
Community – Local Products –¬†Environment

Rooted in these three values are the seven core operational values which guide all aspects of the enterprise.

  • Compassion: We reach out to others and care for them.
  • Respect: We promote the dignity of all persons
  • Excellence: We strive to be the best at what we do and a model for others to emulate.
  • Integrity: We are honest, trustworthy, and accountable.
  • Relevance: We are committed to the pursuit of innovation¬†and effectiveness.
  • Co-operation: We encourage and foster teamwork and partnerships
  • Celebration: We give thanks by marking milestones and successes.