Au79

Au79

Inspired by the periodic table, the Au79 café aims to bring together all the elements that are associated with “the experience of life.” Read More
Minas Hill Sydney

Minas Hill Coffee to hold Our Farmers, Our Heroes panel discussion

On 4 February, Minas Hill Coffee will bring together prominent people from within the coffee industry for a one-night-only panel to discuss current projects and initiatives in Brazil.  Our farmers, Our heroes: A panel discussion about sustainability, transparency and women in coffee will touch on topics ranging from the international coffee price, processing and economics to social projects, the environment, and the role of women in coffee.
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Dressed to impress: making café design memorable

Australia is known for its coffee quality, but our café design is equally idolised around the world. We explore what it takes to be memorable, and whether money really talks. Some of Australia’s most impressive café experiences are not because they serve the latest Cup of Excellence-winning coffee, or Instagram-worthy smashed avos and smoothie bowls, but because of their impressive design. In Melbourne, there’s Brother Baba Budan with its iconic chairs stuck to the ceiling, Au79 with no expense spared on the gold trimmings, St Ali with its casual industrial look, Higher Ground’s massive hotel-like attraction in an ex-power station, and in Sydney the Grounds of Alexandria revolutionised what a café space could be, complete with flower market, roastery, and wedding reception. Jacqui Senior, Senior Associate and Hospitality Sector Leader at Woods Bagot in Sydney, knows what it takes to stand out from the crowd. She was involved in Campos Coffee’s award-winning Barangaroo site in Sydney and says in this instance, it was the location that inspired the café’s now-iconic jewelry box shape.
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