Real Food FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is Vegan Cuisine?

Vegan Cuisine is a style of food preparation that contains no animal by-products: no meat, no fish, no dairy, no eggs. Inspired by mindful eating and environmentally conscious concepts.

Q: What is Raffa Real Food?

Raffa Real Food is a vegan, whole food plant-based café consisting of fresh, locally sourced ingredients, organic as available. We have three Main Concepts: Our Made-to-Order Menu Concept, Our Grab-and-Go Concept, and the Raffa Reset.

Q: What is the Made-to-Order Menu Concept?

The Made-to-Order Menu is seasonally inspired, made fresh to order and can be enjoyed in our New Café Community Space. Please allow some time for food composition. Our menu is not always the same, we invite you to look at our platforms on Facebook and Instagram to see the most current offerings.

Q: What is the Grab-and-Go concept?

This concept is designed for those “on-the-go” looking for a quick easy healthful lunch, or prepared food that can be consumed later. Our options consist of different juices and beverages, salads, bowls, small bites, desserts, parfaits, puddings, and more!

Q: What is the Raffa Reset?

The Raffa Reset is a 3-day High Raw Plant-Based Food and Juice Cleanse designed to reset and recharge your body and mind. The 3-day food and juice cleanse include breakfast, lunch, dinner, juices, teas, shots, and 2 snacks per assigned day with holistic nutritional guidance pre and post Raffa Reset.

Q: Do you deliver?

We currently do not deliver. However we hope to offer a delivery option in the near future.

Q: Can I preorder any custom or specialty items?

Yes! All custom offerings require a 48 hour notification. Please connect with our studio by telephone at (401) 463-3335.

Q: Is your kitchen a food allergen friendly facility?

Our chefs are very mindful of cross contamination and cross contact when it comes to food preparation. We are happy to custom any order to accommodate allergens. However, please be advised that we do process soy, wheat, tree nuts, and peanuts in our facility. Depending on the severity of your allergy, we kindly advise to be mindful of your choice to eat our food.

Q: What are Raffa Real Food’s Juices?

Our juices are extracted from 100% fruits and vegetables, unpasteurized to maintain natural enzymes, balanced with flavor, carefully packaged on site, and maintain a 3-day shelf life.

Q: Do you cater?

Yes, offered year-round, with special holiday inspired takeaways. Our catering offerings consist of healthy finger foods, platters to share, meal options, and more! We cater private parties on site and platters and trays for offsite.

Q: Who oversees our food offerings and Menu?

Our food offerings are made by our talented culinary staff members. Our Menu and concepts are created and inspired by Christine Raffa.

Q: Why eat at Raffa Real Food?

We are constantly discovering the recipe to being well. Our plant-based food offerings are inspired by current nutritional research, Raw Vegan Cuisine, Whole Food Plant Based Cooking, Ayurveda, Culinary Nutrition, Living Foods from the Wigmore Diet and more! We strive to provide delicious, healthful, and mindful plates, every day.

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Parking
Parking for Raffa Active Relaxation Center can be found in the back of our building.
Travel by Air
The Raffa Active Relaxation Center is a 10-minute drive from T.F. Green Airport (PVD) located in Warwick, Rhode Island. If you are flying internationally, Boston’s Logan Airport (BOS) is a one hour drive. New York’s John F. Kennedy or LaGuardia International Airport is respectfully a three hour drive.
Travel by Rail
The Amtrak train runs from both Boston and New York into Downtown Providence. Raffa is a 15-minute drive from the station. Providence Amtrak 100 Gaspee St., Providence, RI 02903 (401) 727-7276
Where to Stay
Extended Stay America Located 7 minutes from studio | 2.69 miles 268 Metro Center Blvd., Warwick, RI 02886 (401) 732-6667 NYLO Located 3 minutes from studio | 1.37 miles 400 Knight Street, Warwick, RI 02886 (401) 734-4460 Hotel Providence Located 14 minutes from studio | 8.12 miles 139 Mathewson Street, Providence, RI 02903 (401) 861-8000
Where to Eat and Shop
Located 1.5 miles from the Raffa Active Relaxation Center is a Wholefoods Market, Shaw’s Market, Starbucks Coffee, the Garden City Shopping Center, and a CVS Pharmacy. A 15-minute drive will drop you off in Downtown Providence, or take the 45-minute scenic route to Newport and the Rhode Island shoreline.

We are always available to answer any other questions and help in anyway we can. Please send us a message or call 401-463-3335.