NEW: Dave’s Coffee to Open Craft Coffee Bar in Providence
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
“In a way, coffee has always thrived at the crossroads of tradition and innovation, where the heritage of roasting meets the latest brewing methods,” said Dave Lanning Junior, Co-founder and Director of Retail. "This theme runs throughout our bar from the handmade steel countertops to the custom built Slayer Espresso machine - the first in Rhode Island. Working with 3SixØ Architecture has allowed us to integrate community and craftsmanship into a design that is distinct, expressive and practical.”
Growth and expansion
This will be the second retail location and marks the company’s first stand-alone brick-and-mortar expansion. Dave’s Coffee Providence will feature a pour-over coffee bar, cold brew coffee on tap, and an extensive espresso drink menu. In addition, an interior retail section crafted of barn-board wood will display whole bean coffee and home brewing equipment.
“We focus on individual coffee regions that showcase the art of coffee. This location has an urban flair that celebrates our appreciation of small batch coffee roasting. 3SixØ Architecture is an instrumental partner that’s developing a purposeful space for the community to enjoy small-batch coffee preparations,” added David Lanning Senior, CEO and Founder of Dave’s Coffee.
Dave’s Coffee retail craft coffee bars focus on individual coffees and global regions that highlight individuality of coffee beans based on region or origin. The company’s explosive growth is fueled by demand for its small-batch coffee and all natural coffee syrup - both made by hand and packaged in Rhode Island.
3SixØ Architecture is a Providence-based architecture firm focused on simplicity and purpose. A number of practitioners at 3SixØ have ties to Rhode Island School of Design and Cornell University and actively teach on campus. The firm has designed admired properties such as STIX Restaurant and commercial locations in Boston’s Fort Point Channel District and Logan Airport.
For more information about Dave’s Coffee visit www.davescoffee.com.
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