Dudes Donuts Opens Headquarters Cafe

Dudes Donuts Opens Headquarters Cafe

PORT ORCHARD, WA — Nov. 28, 2022 – Dudes Donuts will be opening its doors for the first time on December 1, 2022 with a Ribbon Cutting ceremony co-hosted by the South Kitsap Chamber of Commerce and the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce. The event will be attended by Port Orchard Mayor Rob Putaansuu. The public is invited to celebrate the occasion and to experience the popular gluten-free, plant-based donuts in the brand new Dudes Donuts Headquarters located on historic Bay Street in downtown Port Orchard. The event will start at 12:00 pm at 632 Bay St, Port Orchard, WA 98366.

A Grand Opening Weekend will also run from Dec. 1 – Dec. 4 and includes a special of Buy 1 donut, get a free 12 oz Pegasus coffee (Dec. 1 & 2 only), a Daily Raffle with a chance to win a $30 Dudes Donuts Gift Card, and a Grand Prize Raffle (to be drawn Sunday evening) with a chance to “Win Dudes Donuts for a Year” (one dozen donuts per month for all of 2023)!

Matt Grady, President of Pegasus Coffee Company, which acquired Dude’s Donuts back in December 2021, called the new Cafe opening “a very exciting moment.” He continued, “I’m proud of our outstanding team, who has worked tirelessly to make our dream of opening the world’s first Dudes Donuts retail location a reality. I’m also thrilled to have a new, beautiful space for our brand to call home, a place for Dudes Donuts fans and newcomers alike to gather, sample our delicious, all-natural donuts, enjoy an expertly prepared latte or cappuccino, and enjoy an uplifting break in their day.”

The new Dudes Donuts Cafe Hours will be Wednesday – Friday 7 – 5 pm, Saturday 8 – 4 pm, and Sunday 8 – 2 pm. The cafe will offer the full lineup of the company’s donuts, which will be freshly baked and decorated on-site daily. It will also feature a full coffee and espresso bar program in partnership with Pegasus Coffee.

About Dude’s Donuts

Founded in 2019 by husband-wife team Easton and Amanda Shepard, Dudes Donuts is a small-batch bakery based out of Port Orchard, WA offering plant-based, vegan and gluten-free donuts. Dudes Donuts began selling at local farmers markets in Bremerton, Port Orchard and Silverdale in the summer of 2019. After much success at farmers markets, the business expanded to wholesale and presale orders, selling the donuts online for pickup in different locations around Kitsap and Pierce counties. Dudes Donuts was purchased by Pegasus Coffee Company in December 2021. Since the acquisition, Dudes Donuts has expanded retail partnerships across Kitsap, Pierce and King County and opened the world’s first Dudes Donuts Headquarters Cafe in Port Orchard in December 2022. To order donuts and learn more, visit https://dudesvegandonuts.com.

About Pegasus Coffee
Originally founded in 1979 by David Dessinger, Pegasus Coffee Company is a premier coffee brand from Bainbridge Island, Washington. Proud pioneers of the Seattle specialty coffee movement, the European-style Pegasus Coffee House has operated on Bainbridge Island since 1980; in 1983, Pegasus opened in the Dexter Horton Building as the first specialty coffee bar in Downtown Seattle. Pegasus Coffee is revered for sustainably sourced, high-quality, small batch, hand-roasted blends and single-origin coffees. With a deep commitment to growers, Pegasus Coffee maintains long standing Direct Trade relationships with farms and cooperatives in Nicaragua and Guatemala. In 2022, its Bainbridge Island cafe was named one of the best independent coffee shops in the world by the Financial Times. To order coffee and learn more, visit https://pegasuscoffee.com.

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