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CR Coffee Shop
Kevin Pedeaux began roasting coffee in 2009, and operated two coffee shops in the New Orleans area. He opened CR coffee house in October 2019. In 2020, he closed Auction House Market coffee shop.
When the pandemic hit, Pedeaux was forced to lay off his employees. He kept the coffee shop open and sold retail items like coffee, extra milk, and other goods. Pedeaux received federal funding as well as local assistance from the Krewe of Red Beans. The community response and support of his business was significant.