Our coffee business had humble beginnings.
In the winter of 1993, we tested our concept on the streets of Vancouver, working out of a small roadside kiosk that was no more than 200 square feet. We made and served coffee by day and did our baking at night. The opportunity to take a great space on Denman Street became available, and we risked it all – we put our family home on the line with the bank and began this journey. After four years of working the store day and night , we felt we had the recipe and the experience to open up our second store in Edgemont Village, North Vancouver. We experienced great success in our own neighbourhood and subsequently opened our Dundarave store in 1999, Park Royal Village in 2005, and our most recent store, Lynn Valley Village in 2008.
We are a family business, and always have been. All three of our sons grew up working in the business, and two of them are still involved today with Devin running all cafe operations. Our vision is to be an integral part of the communities in which we do business. We work hard to be your neighbourhood coffeehouse and gathering place.