We’re delighted to announce that in May we’ll be opening a 1,000sq ft space in East London. The premises is located in Shoreditch and will house a flagship coffee shop, barista training facility and technical support for our London-based customers.
We’ve got an impressive team on board with GM Tom Pye who placed in the top ten of the SCAE UK Latte Art Championship at the end of last year. Barista training will be offered by mulitple SCAE diploma holder Alex Passmore and technical support from La Marzocco trained engineer Sam Bratton.
The coffee shop will brew our directly sourced speciality coffee, including special editions such as our highly acclaimed Esmeralda Boquete Geisha. The team will host events including cuppings and direct sourcing talks by our Coffee Development Manager, Joshua Tarlo; Joshua ranked second place in this weekend’s UK Brewers Cup and is Canada’s Barista Champion number 2. The space itself is being designed by Anna Hart the interior designer behind The Brew House and our newly opened Origin espresso bar at The Exchange in Penzance.
We’re extremely pleased to be opening in London. It represents an exciting time for us and a showcase of our commitment to supporting our wholesale customers through the provision of expert training and engineering throughout the UK. We look forward to sharing updates on the design with you and opening the doors in May.