Mozart's Adopts Face Mask Policies to Comply with Travis County Mask Requirements

Tuesday April 14th face coverings became a mandatory requirement for Austin and Travis County residents. The new rule – requiring face masks in public in all parts of Austin and Travis County —could be in place for weeks if not months.  Our public health officials in both Travis County and the City of Austin declared this requirement as a necessary step in continuing to slow the spread of COVID-19 when businesses do reopen.

Mozart’s Commits to Full Compliance

Mozart’s is committed to full compliance with the revised orders now in place in both Travis County and the City of Austin.  We consider it a privilege to remain open to serve the community as a take-out, to-go, carry-out, pick-up and drive-thru facility.  

We are humbled by our employees’ efforts during these times and the continuing support of our patrons, neighbors, and community of first responders.  This strong Austin community recognizes that being open carries the responsibility of maintaining constant revisions in our operation aligned with *all* guidelines.  

Mozart’s Scores An A For Health Department Compliance

We are routinely inspected by the hard working professionals at the City of Austin, Health Department.  They are dedicated to keeping our facility safe, our employees safe, and our patrons safe. Each of these new adoptions in our operation (mandatory mask wearing for all employees/patrons and 13 feet spacing of patrons) have been acknowledged by the Health Department.  Our most recent scoring was deemed excellent as an “A” – 94% out of 100% as of April 15th, 2020.  We have been shown great appreciation by their team and diligent inspectors acknowledging how methodical Mozart’s is in pursuing this COVID-19 operational period with procedures dedicated to the health and safety of the community.  

Face coverings must be worn in public places—like grocery stores and gas stations and anyone coming to Mozart’s.  Mozart’s has mandated this in a comprehensive manner effective immediately for all employees, patrons and any delivery service providers (UberEats, GrubHub, Postmates, DoorDash, Favor).

Mozart's Offers CDC Compliant Safe Distancing At 13 Feet

The CDC recently announced some new revelations about the Corona virus and its ability to spread from person to person. Previous reports suggested that a 6 foot distance was sufficient for avoiding infection, however, the newest reports have increased this distance to 13 feet.

Here at Mozart’s we’ve been paying close attention to the CDC’s guidelines from the start.

In this letter, first published on March 23rd and updated April 13th, you’ll see that we’re updating our facility to accommodate 13 foot distance recommendations. As always, we’re doing our best to promote the safest precautions recommended by the CDC. Read what we shared in our letter below:

Mozart’s is not in a position to further define what you, our customers, believe to be “essential” in terms of completing your tasks (getting food – take out or otherwise).  We have implemented all our common areas’ outside seating at 13 feet apart, in compliance with the CDC’s most recent recommendations.  We are NOT encouraging socializing or congregating beyond patrons buying their goods, enjoying them how they wish – and getting about their business. (And in this case, complying with the intent of Mayor Adler’s request to then “Shelter in Place”.)  In the process of offering our food and beverage items for Delivery, Pickup, Carryout, Take-Out, Drive-Thru, and Contact-less receipt where possible and practical – we are not going to trivialize the Mayor’s request of the citizens of Austin and we will encourage you to consume your items – then be on your way.

We are in a situation in the City of Austin where we are placing our faith and confidence in our leaders and we ask that you respect our decision to do so and we encourage you to do so as well.  We are one community and we are committed to helping our neighbors, our employees, and our patrons weather this challenge as best as possible – and as safely as possible.  We will remain open so long as we remain fully compliant with the City of Austin mandates and orders.  Should Mayor Adler’s order – again expected to be posted tomorrow – be different than what we have been informed here, we will update this post and our obligations operating-wise, accordingly.  

Thank you.  We wish the very best for you during these times,
-Mozart’s Coffee Roasters & Bakery 

Mozart's makes food delivery in Austin a piece of cake!

Mozart’s makes food delivery in Austin a piece of cake!

Food delivery platforms in Austin have served as a nice, guilty pleasure after a hard day of work, but this type of service is now table stakes to serve anyone safely and in compliance with ordinances. As Austin locals are doing their part to stay home, stay healthy, and practice safe socializing delivery platforms, pickup, carryout, and drive-thru options are a necessity. What once was just a pizza past time – today at Mozart’s you will get anything from cold brew, bakery items, savory and sweet treats … and oh yes, Texas BBQ from Black N Brew!

Food Delivery In Austin Just Got More Delicious

We get it at Mozart’s and are committed to excel at this new normal! That means 1) Options; 2) Safety and Space first; 3) Getting EVERY ORDER RIGHT. Austin locals want their coffee fix or their favorite cafe treats on-demand, easy to order, easy to transact – and in ways that are assured to be safe. We’ve listened, observed, and are focused to do our very best for you whichever way you choose to get your Mozart’s magic.

We have you covered. Order from us with EVERY available option:

Drive-thruDelivery Apps
Curb-sideCarry Out
Take-OutPick Up/Consume on Deck with Safe Social Distance

Here’s how it works!

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As Austin Restricts Restaurant Operations, Mozart's Responds to Restaurant Worker Needs with Online Delivery and New Baked Goods

“Our people matter more than anything.  We will do things that this very talented team can help put together to assist our employees…”.  With the operation now going through its necessary calibration of hours reduction, we will move to what we can and will try next that will unleash new opportunities for our talent here at Mozarts.” – Owner of Mozart’s, Ken Leonard.

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Mozart's Response to CO-VID19

March 15, 2020

Mozart’s is in receipt of the City of Austin Declaration of Disaster as executed on March 6th by Mayor Adler along
with the Declaration of State Disaster as issued and executed by Governor Abbott on March 13th.

Each Declaration explains that establishments – including Cafes like Mozarts – are expressly prohibited from hosting
or facilitating community gatherings of more than 250 persons from March 14th through May 1st.

The COVID-19 virus is contagious and can spread through person-to-person contact, especially in group settings and
the CDC recommends a community-wide approach to using “social distancing” to help prevent the spread of illness..

Mozart’s is committed to safe socializing with adequate social distancing available on our Cafe premises.

Each Disaster Declaration defines a Community Gathering as:
Any indoor or outdoor event that is likely to bring together 250 or more people at the same time in a single room or
other confined or enclosed space, such as an auditorium, theatre, stadium arena or event center, meeting hall,
conference center, large cafeteria, restaurant, nightclub/bar, or any other confined indoor or confined outdoor space.

Mozart’s has a confined interior space which provides seating for LESS THAN 250 persons.

Mozart’s has a series of un-confined exterior spaces where each of these un-confined spaces are safely
social distanced by, in most cases, a change in elevation, levels and grade of the property requiring stairs
which separate these unconfined areas by many feet.

Mozart’s has an un-confined exterior space where music, as part of the regular course of business rather
than an “event”, occurs in an area which provides seating for LESS THAN 250 persons.
Mozart’s is in compliance with the City of Austin and Travis County Health Department Health Authority
Order and Emergency Rules issued on March 13th where we, as a permitted establishment are required to:

A. Post Proper Hygiene Precautionary Flyers from the Health Authority
B. Make Available Hand Sanitizer in the Establishment to our Patrons
C. Clean Service Area Counters at least once every Hour
D. Promptly Dismiss from work employees who suffer from fevers at proscribed levels.

Are Outdoor Spaces Prohibited for Community Gatherings for more than 250 people?
An outdoor “Community Gathering” is expressly limited to events in confined outdoor spaces. Confined outdoor
spaces means enclosed by a fence, physical barrier, or other structure.
Mozart’s outdoor spaces are un-confined. Each of the unconfined areas at Mozart’s does not hold 250
people in a single-level or single space at the same time.
What is not considered a Community Gathering
These Orders do not prohibit gatherings of people in multiple, separate enclosed spaces including different floors
of a multi-level building, so long as 250 people are not present in any single space at the same time.

3825 Lake Austin Boulevard
Austin, Texas 78703

What do Pies, Hand-Sanitizer, and Guinness have in common?

It’s March Madness at Mozart’s! Between Pi Day, St. Patrick’s Day, SXSW no-more, Spring Break, and the coronavirus — you may be torn between staying home and avoiding any and all interactions, or deciding to live it up during these interesting times. Either way, Mozart’s is here to support you in your decision! There are ways to celebrate with us, sanitize with us, and even get Mozart’s delivered to your home. Read more to find out how!

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Your Office Away From The Office (with Free Wifi!)

For over 26 years, Mozart’s has been a place to escape for the beautiful people of Austin and those traveling near and far. A zen location to breathe in the fresh lakeside air, a relaxing step outside from the hectic office, and inspirational abode to develop creative ideas — a place to get away. Not only do we pride ourselves in being a lakeside getaway, but we also pride ourselves in being your office away from the office with free wifi, bottomless coffee, and more. There are many reasons why, for so many years, people like you come back time and time again to get work done, drink coffee all day, and enjoy the views that Austin has to offer.

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The ABC's of Breakfast: Mozart's Edition

A-B-C, it’s easy as 1-2-3! Everyone can sing along to that jam just like everyone can enjoy the ABC’s of Mozart’s. Lately around our side of Lake Austin, that stands for Abundance (of) Breakfast Choices. Yep! You name it, we’ve got it. Who knew you could come to Mozart’s to sip coffee by the lake but also fill your hungry tummy with nutritious, hand-crafted breakfast creations? Let’s dive in to the ABC’s of Mozart’s Breakfast.

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Come and Take It, we Baked It!

March is off to a Texas Sized start with two unique days worth celebrating! You can always count on us here at Mozart’s to put the treats behind the reason for celebrating. Aside from our Texas-sized location, we are highlighting our Texas-sized treats this week as we celebrate our great state of Texas for Independence Day and Super Tuesday.

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