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.
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
roasting and brewing the finest coffees from around the world
As a company, Olympia attests that they are, “devoted to improving the quality of life for their coffee farmers, staff and customers through a passion for sourcing, roasting and brewing the finest coffees from around the world.” This passion has lead them to win a plethora of awards since opening in 2005, including Roast magazine’s Micro Roaster of the Year in 2013.
Together with Coffee Supreme and Cafe Imports
Together with Coffee Supreme and Cafe Imports, we will be hosting the 2017 United States AeroPress Championship at the Cafe this Wednesday, September 6. It will be an evening of intense competition as the competitors battle for the United States title and a trip to Seoul, Korea to compete in the World Championships. We’d love to have a huge crowd cheering them on – spectator tickets are still available for just one dollar and include complimentary coffee and beer. Hope to see you there!