Cafe Imports Pour Over Station

After doing some research into things people were doing to help them set up pourover stations, we found several ridiculously expensive "pour-over stations" that hold cones.  I mean these things ran all the way up to nearly $300 per station.  So out of a bit of frustration and a underlying need to stick it to […]

Great Lakes Regional Barista Competition

Well the 2010 GLRBC is over, and we would like to congratulate Mike Phillips of Intelligentsia Coffee for winning the event!  Cafe Imports is going to award Mike a trip to Origin with us for his incredible performance this weekend.    It was a really great weekend hosted by Alterra, and arguably the most hotly contested […]

Noah Leaving for Great Lakes Barista Competition

I am gearing up to head out for the USBC Great Lakes event this weekend in Milwaukee.  Café Imports is sponsoring the event, and I am looking forward to being part of such an great weekend for a ton of barista talent.  We are really excited to see all the baristas, and word on the street is that […]

Amanda traveling to FTO CESMACH Coop in Mexico

As many of you know, I cut back to half-time at Café Imports and returned to the University of Minnesota in the fall to pursue my Master’s in Public Health. Later this week I have the seemingly serendipitous opportunity to join my studies very specifically with my work at Café Imports. It just so happens […]