100 Washtenaw Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
We offer a socially conscious cafe and catering house at Palmer Commons on the University of Michigan Campus. Our enthusiastic, service-oriented team brings passion to the table and provides gracious, genuine hospitality to all guests through impeccable food and service. The Glass House menus feature globally influenced modern American fare with local ingredients whenever possible. Designed to feature a broad range of seasonal plates, our offerings indulge the diverse tastes in the area.
Glass House Caf is dedicated to environmental practices that foster a sustainable future and improve the social and economic well-being of our community.
We fulfill this mission by:
Purchasing goods from local farmers and suppliers
Reducing waste by decreasing paper usage, utilizing electronic communications in daily operation, and installing low-flow faucets and automatic sensored hand washing sinks
Using disposable products that are biodegradable, compostable, made from natural alternative materials or from post-consumer recycled products
Using sanitation chemicals that are DfE Certified, packaged in condensed-sized Class 2 recyclable containers, and leave no chemical residue when empty
Recycling paper, glass, cardboard, metal products
Disposing of waste in a trash compactor to decrease volumes in landfills
Donating food to Food Gatherers of Washtenaw County and Ronald McDonald House of Ann Arbor when possible
Providing continuous education for staff about waste reduction and recycling
Our commitment does not end here. We constantly strive to find new ways to make a difference. We are helping to create a clean and safe place to live and work for future generations.