Local Coffee Café and Eatery Unveils Seasonal Themed Donuts,

Tailgate Packages and a Special Offer to Honor All Teachers 

Columbia, S.C. – (September 30, 2020) – In celebration of the spookiest season of the year, Zombie Coffee and Donuts in Columbia today announced its line-up of new fall specials. Most notably, on Thursday, October 9, Zombie Columbia will celebrate its three-year anniversary by offering $3 off all donuts purchased by the dozen. Open daily for pick-up, delivery and outdoor dining, the neighborhood coffee shop and café also invites students, teachers, football fans and the Columbia community to enjoy new themed donuts, special offers and seasonal packages. 

Fall-ing Into the Season with Monthly Themed Donuts

Zombie Columbia is kicking off the fall semester with monthly specialty donuts inspired by signature autumn flavors, including: 

  • September: “Game Time” (pictured right) – Bavarian stuffed donut coated in chocolate icing, with “USC written boldly in red ($2.50)
    • Beverage Pairing:  Iced Mocha
  • October: “Spidey Senses” – vanilla donut with a vanilla icing web, featuring a plastic spider you get to keep ($2.50)
    • Beverage Pairing: Cappuccino 

Zombie Coffee and Donuts tapped into its enthusiastic team to come up with the season’s creatively themed offerings. In addition, the coffee shop will serve specialty drinks that are sure to warm customers up in the cooler days ahead, including a pumpkin spice latte during September and October and a peppermint mocha and hot apple cider in November and December. 

Tail-Great Packages

With the start of a new school year comes the start of football season – finally! Whether watching the game at home or hosting a small socially distanced gathering, Zombie’s tailgate packages are perfect for cheering on the Gamecocks. Football fans can purchase:

  • One dozen assorted donuts for $16
  • Small group package with two dozen assorted donuts and one 96-ounce box of coffee (hot or iced) for $45
  • Large group package with four dozen assorted donuts and two 96-ounce boxes of coffee (hot or iced) for $85 

These packages can include any personalized selection of donuts, including the featured Donuts of the Month. Festive USC-themed donuts are also available. 

It’s No Trick – Teachers, Treat Yourselves!

As a small business centered around giving back, Zombie Coffee and Donuts will host a “Teacher Appreciation Day” on Tuesday, October 5, to honor Columbia’s local community of educators. Those presenting a valid teacher ID will each receive a complimentary donut with purchase of a coffee drink. This sweet gesture will thank those who are rising to the unique challenge of inspiring and teaching their students in new ways during this unprecedented time. 

“We are so excited to be celebrating three years in Columbia this October,” said Tony Raffa, founder of Zombie Coffee & Donuts. “While many things have changed going into this year, we truly appreciate the support we have received from our customers and we remain committed to giving back through our Zombie Gives Back program and serving the Columbia community with fun, creative new offerings to celebrate the season.” 

Raffa founded Zombie Coffee and Donuts in 2016 in Athens, Georgia as a University of Georgia business student with the mission to serve delicious made-to-order donuts and hand-crafted coffee while creating an impact in the community. The Columbia location opened in October 2017, spreading the reach of Zombie’s delicious offerings and creative business model. Created as a social enterprise to be a catalyst for positive change, Zombie’s unique business model offers opportunities for local non-profits to fundraise and Raffa consistently seeks new ways to give back to each store’s local community.  

This month’s featured charities include Ron Howell Foundation, Camp Discovery and Junior Achievement of Greater South Carolina

For more information, visit EatZombieDonuts.com. Stay up-to-date on the latest Zombie news by following @EatZombieColumbia on Instagram or by liking the brand on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/eatzombiecolumbia. 

About Zombie Coffee and Donuts

Founded in 2016 by University of Georgia business student Tony Raffa and with locations in Athens, Ga., and Columbia, S.C., Zombie Coffee and Donuts serves delicious custom-made donuts and hand-crafted coffee.  The Zombie menu features signature donut flavors such as maple bacon, lemon coconut and strawberry fruity pebble. Guests can also build their own donut using a vanilla or chocolate base and adding a variety of toppings and coatings, including cinnamon sugar, M&Ms, rainbow sprinkles and many more.  Hot or cold coffee, chai lattes, hot chocolate, teas and many more caffeinated beverages are available. The Columbia store is located at 650 Lincoln St. The hours of operation for pick-up, delivery and outdoor dining are 8 AM to 1 PM daily.



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