Market Street Cafe is a full service cafe located in the heart of the historical town of Lockhart, Texas. The cafe is helmed by Chef Sutton Xavier Van Gunten, Pastry Chef Shelby Van Gunten, and Sous Chef Jonathan Boles.
Chef Sutton has been in the food industry for 20 years and was the curator of Gonzo Juice LLC. His creativity and passion for food has given him the opportunity to train with French Master Chef Lionel Garnier. Sutton has assisted with the buildout of Whole Foods headquarters in downtown Austin where he worked in the prepared foods department for five years. Having come from a large family, he began by helping prepare meals for his family at the young age of 7. Upon his young adulthood, he had the opportunity to own and operate two cafes in Ohio and New Mexico and eventually two popular food trucks in Austin, Texas. During his career, he has supervised an array of kitchens and has been a food and safety educator at Whole Foods Inc. Sutton loves his flavors and has taken joy in creating his unique spice blends and recipes for his ever evolving menus.
Pastry Chef Shelby is an amazing self taught baker and central Texas native. She has injected an amazing light and vibrance into the cafe since her arrival in early 2018. Her desserts are the most perfect compliment to the ever evolving menu and she has introduced amazing breads made from scratch including many made with her family's 30 year old sourdough starter. The two were married in August 2019.
Sous Chef Jon has a background in graphic design, as a sushi chef, and with Whole Foods for several years. He is also a talented cook, a trusted friend, and a family man with a wife and two children.
They share a passion for life, food and friendship that has shaped a continuous and beautiful vibe of bringing people of all walks of life together. Their uniqueness and charm reflect within the space and exude a warm and inviting atmosphere.
Market Street Cafe is excited to bring fresh and flavorful food and exceptional service to the beautiful town of Lockhart, Texas. Please feel free to book our dining space to cater your private events and parties.