Wholesale Coffee Director
We sat down with Scott Baldwin to gather a profile of his work history and life. He kindly answered a few questions for us.
How did I come to coffee?
As a warehouse manager for a local coffee syrup company, and was exposed to Seattle coffee roasters while making deliveries. At that time, my favorite drinks were flavored […]
Wholesale Coffee Director
Cascara is the name for the dried fruit of the coffee cherry. The word originated in late 19th century Spain–cascara sagrada–meaning sacred bark. According to FreshCup.com, cascara tastes sweet and fruity with notes of rose hip, hibiscus, cherry, red current, and mango. Cascara tea contains significantly less caffeine than coffee.
Using the dried husk or pulp of […]
Adrienne Kerrigan Wholesale Marketing Coordinator
Wholesale Marketing Coordinator, Adrienne Kerrigan, first worked as a barista at a small Seattle bakery in 2007, after dabbling in teaching and editing. She eventually found her way to the Seattle warehouse of Tony’s Coffees and Teas. When Ladro started roasting, she joined the Caffe Ladro team. She is great with […]
Grit Virtual Book Club
Genius grants are desired by many and received by few. The MacCarthur Foundation supports “creative people, effective institutions, and influential networks building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world.” Ladro is excited to share Grit Virtual Book Club this summer. Grit written by Angela Duckworth, shares “everything she learned about grit as a scientist, […]
Coffee and books are such a great pair, we decided to begin a Ladro Virtual Book Club.
Each month, we’ll share a well reviewed book. Though we won’t be hosting events at stores, we’re hoping you might spy other readers at our cafes and have the chance to make new connections. We hope you enjoy Ladro […]
Ladro Profiles Dustin Thomas, Coffee Roaster
Ladro profiles coffee roaster, Dustin Thomas. We asked a few questions about coffee and his life so you could get to know more about the one of the people behind the brews you enjoy.
Dustin, how did you come to coffee and Ladro?
“When I was younger my dad had a siphon coffee brewer […]
Jack Kelly (Owner) and Dismas Smith (Head Roaster) share experiences from El Salvador, as they visit coffee farms in Central America. They offer their journal daily so we can share the stories of the coffees you find at Caffe Ladro.
El Salvador 2016
We’re up early and make coffee for Nena and Hermann. After and nice breakfast, we walk […]
Espresso Chip Cake
We know some of you were missing our Espresso Chip Cake so we wanted to let you know it is back in the stores.
Sometimes customers ask, “What desserts pair best with coffee?” Maybe they are hosting a brunch or maybe they have planning their dessert after a lovely dinner with friends. Whatever the […]
Ladro Profiles: Karren Meyer, Bakery Manager
We’re shared Ladro Profiles of our owners and roaster, but we haven’t shared one about our bakery staff. If you’ve visited the bakery page of our website, you’ve seen Karren Meyer, Bakery Manager, at work. She is the baker in white, holding the breads and in the background working on […]