月度归档:2017年09月

General Manager of The London Plane

General Manager of The London Plane

The London Plane bakery takes inspiration from baked goods from around the world and are made with sustainable, local ingredients. From cakes and cookies to biscuits and tarts, their collective 50 years of baking experience is evident in the excellence and creativity of everything they produce. We chatted with Yasuaki Saito, General Manager of The London Plane, to get some background on the space and the origins of their bakery program:

James Beard award winning chef and restaurateur

 

James Beard award winning chef and restaurateur

Since opening its doors in 2014, The London Plane has risen to icon status in the Seattle restaurant scene. Spearheaded by Matt Dillon, James Beard award winning chef and restaurateur, this unique space is known for its innovative combination of café, floral shop, artisanal grocer, and bakery, that draws locals and visitors alike back time and again.

different coffee hand selected by Cafe Experience Coordinator

different coffee hand selected by Cafe Experience Coordinator

Celebrating The London Plane + La Marzocco Cafe

Celebrating The London Plane + La Marzocco Cafe

On Sunday, July 30 a special coffee and pastry pairing was held at the La Marzocco Cafe to celebrate the relationship between the Cafe and The London Plane. After a brief introduction, guests were invited to sample bites of London Plane pastries – each paired with different coffee hand selected by Cafe Experience Coordinator, Lucas Rickerson. It was a delectable afternoon and we were happy to have so many guests join us for the tasting. We are honored to be able to have a continuing relationship with The London Plane by offering their delightful pastries and bread to our guests. Read on to learn more about the beloved Seattle company and how our relationship formed.

their signature merchandise – barista socks

their signature merchandise – barista socks

Honor Forte, Director of Sales, 2014 NW Brewer’s Cup Champion

October 6 – Varietals, from classics to the exotic

Sam Schroeder, Director of Education, 2015 NW Barista Champion

These tastings are free and open to anyone who would like to join!

Be sure to come by the Cafe if you have not yet experienced Coffee Supreme’s menu, or to pick up some of their signature merchandise – barista socks, t-shirts and mugs! We will continue to serve their menu through September 11 and then we welcome Olympia Coffee on September 12.

Green Coffee Buyer and Master Roaster

Green Coffee Buyer and Master Roaster

Each week of their residence, Olympia will host our Friday Coffee Tastings at 10 AM. The following is a breakdown of what will be presented each week:

September 15 – Roast Profiles

Oliver Stormshak, Green Coffee Buyer and Master Roaster

September 22 – Shared Terroir, Explore four distinct coffees from one farm

Sam Schroeder, Director of Education, 2015 NW Barista Champion

September 29 – Processing and its role in coffee’s flavor