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Care to Learn Coffee Dinner

On Saturday, June 4, we had the honor of hosting Care to Learn for a Coffee Dinner, where we raised over $5,000 for the charity. Not only that, but we had help from some great friends, Michael and Tara Gallina of Vicia and Sara Trikenskas from the Ritz Carlton St. Louis. Here are some pictures from the event. All pictures taken by Kim Morice and Coco Fernandez.  

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Spring Seasonal Drinks

This weekend, we debuted two new seasonal drinks, and brought back one old favorite. Kirkwood Barista Kim Morice has the details: The Shaken Lavender Rose iced latte combines our Espresso 700 with whole milk and a house-made syrup using our Indian Rose Garden tea. This drink is refreshing with subtle notes of lavender and rose, which mixes well with our espresso.  Another refreshing addition to our summer menu is our Shaken Rose Garden iced tea. Also using our Indian Rose Garden iced tea, this drink is prepared over ice with an ounce of a honey and lemon simple syrup and shaken to perfection.  For the fourth year in a row, we are bringing back our Shaken Honey Almond Cold Brew....

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Kaldi's Coffee to Open Four New Locations in Atlanta and St. Louis

St. Louis based Kaldi’s Coffee Roasting Co. is excited to announce the opening of four new stores in 2016. These will be the seventh and eighth stores in the St. Louis area and the second and third stores in Atlanta, Georgia for the company.  The first St. Louis location to open will be at the Gerhart building, located in the Gerhart Lofts at the corner of Laclede and Vandeventer, next to St. Louis University and the Cortex district. The second will be at the Mid Campus Center (MCC) building, located at 4590 Children’s Place, which is currently under construction on Washington University’s Medical School campus. The Gerhart building is located blocks from Kaldi’s Coffee’s Roastery, and will join the burgeoning...

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Honduras Las Capucas origin trip

Caitlin, one of our customer service reps, Brandon, from our Kirkwood cafe, and Bud, one of our roasters, were in Las Capucas, Honduras last week. Here are some stories and pictures from their trip. DAY 1 We visited Beneficio Santa Rosa de Copan on our way to Las Capucas. Their facility was beautiful and they had a great cupping lab. We took a tour of the dry mill - they poke every bag for QC as they stack them in amazing pyramids in the warehouse. The really large white bags are micro lots that are separated. They are sorting by density and again by color - using electronic sorting (infared camera picks out the ones that aren't the right color).  We will be cupping...

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Kaldi's Coffee to partner with St. Louis Football Club

A lot of us at Kaldi’s are big big soccer fans. We’ve played growing up, we’ve played in college, our kids play, and we even had a go at an indoor league (check out that picture!). But this may be our proudest soccer moment yet. Starting this year, Kaldi’s is a proud sponsor of the Saint Louis Football Club and St. Louis Scott Gallagher. “We followed the club pretty close last year, so when the opportunity arose to be a part of this team, we jumped at the opportunity.” says Kaldi’s co-owner Tyler Zimmer. “Their proud connection to St. Louis and all the work they do with the city and with their youth programs only made us more excited to...

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