Holiday Pop-Up

Posted on Nov 26, 2013 in News

Attention! For the next month, Slate Coffee Roasters will be offering complimentary brewed coffee at a holiday pop-up gift shop sponsored by American Express and Delta Air Lines. Beginning on Tuesday, November 26 at Alki Arts Gallery at the Harbor Steps, guests will have the opportunity to shop from a curated selection of local businesses […]

Slate Coffee at Coffee Fest 2013

Posted on Oct 11, 2013 in News

Remember when we posted about Coffee Fest Seattle 2012? Things looked a little different for Slate back then. No brewers cup win, no airstream, no coffee bar… Its remarkable to see how far we have come in a year. We couldn’t have done it without you so thank you all for your support! And that […]

Southwest Regional Barista Competition + Slate Coffee Roasters

Posted on Apr 8, 2013 in News
Southwest Regional Barista Competition + Slate Coffee Roasters

  A couple weeks ago our education and wholesale team, Nik Virrey and Brandon Paul Weaver, traveled down to the Southwestern Regional Barista Competition (aka SWRBC). There were many reasons to go: old friends, new friends, Santa Cruz weather, Verve Coffee Roasters. But the main reason was to support our friend Nick Lawson who used Slate’s Ixil […]

Airstream Hours and Location

Posted on Feb 27, 2013 in News

  Piecora’s Pizza Parking Lot 7am-11am Tue-Friday  

Slate and the Northwest Regional Barista Competition

Posted on Feb 12, 2013 in News

  It’s 11 am on the first weekend of February and hundreds of people are gathered in SODO at the sleek and confidently out of place wine playground, Urban Enoteca. They are there, not for some well-earned weekend day drinking, but for the Northwest Regional Barista Competition and Brewers Cup.   If you keep reading […]

La Marzocco Roaster’s Showcase

Posted on Nov 16, 2012 in News

On November 2nd, Slate went public. Our gracious hosts, La Marzocco USA, invited us to participate in their Roaster’s Showcase series and we gladly accepted. Previous showcases have featured such well-regarded roasters as Kuma, Ladro and Olympia and we are honored to have our name featured alongside them. For our showcase we elected to do […]

Camp Pull-A-Shot

Posted on Nov 4, 2012 in News

Bright and early on October 22nd, Nik Virrey and I headed to the airport to catch our 6am flight to Santa Barbara for the Barista Guild’s annual Camp-Pull-a-Shot (West).   Yes, you read that right. There is a camp for baristas.   Every year, in the foothills of the El Capitan Canyon, hundreds of Baristas gather […]