industry beans takeaway brunch

Industry Beans reopens kitchens and takeaway brunch service

Coffee roaster Industry Beans has announced the reopening of its kitchens and takeaway brunch service at its flagship cafés. Industry Beans Fitzroy in Victoria, Sydney in New South Wales, and Newstead in Queensland will offer a curated takeaway brunch menu from today, including “some old favourites and some new built for home options too”.
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Calēre Coffee

Calēre Coffee

Taking its name from the Latin word for “to care” or “to be warm”, Calēre Coffee in Fitzroy aims to bring a sense of warmness and hospitality back to the coffee scene. “We are very lucky in Melbourne nowadays. Cafés are busy and many do a high volume of coffee, but this also means they don’t always have time to sit down with the customer and have a conversation with them about the coffee,” Owner Alicia Feng says.
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Industry Beans brings La Marzocco’s Linea Mini to Fitzroy

Industry Beans will host pop-up events to showcase the La Marzocco Linea Mini for Melbourne’s home baristas across three weekends in September. “We know that there are plenty of home baristas who care just as much about coffee as we do, so we wanted to give them a chance to experience the top of line equipment in a home-style pop up,” Industry Beans Co-Founder Trevor Simmons says. Visitors will be able to test drive the machine and chat with the La Marzocco experts.
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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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