Coffee Brewery in sanford, fl
Hi, Palate customers. It’s been a crazy couple of months. But we have good news! You know how Palate’s profits go to Love Missions, an anti-human-trafficking nonprofit? Well, Love Missions now has a building! That’s right! Love Missions now has a building for their new life center called “The Bridge.” The center will help survivors …
Rachel Sammons . March 30, 2020 LET ME BE FRANK. The more you support Palate Coffee Brewery and Palate Bubs & Ice Cream, the more you support our mission to fight human trafficking.So in the spirit of #shoplocal and #supportsmallbusiness, here are three ways you can help us out: 1. SHOP…WITHOUT BREAKING THE LAW You …
Rachel Sammons . March 16, 2020 WHAT’S A GREAT WAY TO STAY HEALTHY? THAT’S RIGHT: EXERCISE. But forget going to the gym. Palate Coffee Brewery is the perfect place to work out. Here are three routines you can do: THE ARM LIFT Sit with your shoulders hunched forward and your right hand clasped around a …
Rachel Sammons . March 2, 2020 CURL UP AT PALATE COFFEE BREWERY AND SINK INTO THESE COFFEESHOP-THEMED NOVELS. I CALL IT COFFEESHOP-CEPTION! Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi In a back alley in Tokyo, Funiculi Funicula Café has served carefully brewed coffee for over one hundred years. But it has a secret: if …
Rachel Sammons . February 17, 2020 1. THE ONE WHO TRIES TO IMPRESS YOU. They flip cups in the air, prattle to you about crema, and offer drinks that aren’t on the menu. That latté art is going to look sweet on your Insta though. 2. The one who’s had too much coffee. You can …
Rachel Sammons . February 3, 2020 CLOSE YOUR EYES, TAKE A SIP, AND FEEL THE DIFFERENCE. That’s right. Palate Coffee Brewery has new cups. And these glazed goblets taste like ingenuity. That’s because they were hand-crafted by Matt Garrett. The DeLand-based artist shared with me his inspiration and his loyalty to coffee: Me: What first …
Rachel Sammons . January 20, 2020 Guys, it’s happened. Mattel has released a barista ken doll. And we’re Thrilled with a capital T. The first reason is because the official title of the doll is “Careers Ken Barista.” Notice it says “Careers.” That means Mattel (aka society) now sees barista-hood as a proper career! No …
Rachel Sammons . January 6, 2020 I asked our barista Emma to share her experience of volunteering at Palate Coffee Brewery. A few words about Emma: she’s like that girl that Tom Petty sings about in Free Fallin’. (She loves Jesus.) A little more than a year ago, I made a split-second decision to volunteer …
Rachel Sammons . December 13, 2019 Yes, you read that right. We’re hiring. Tell me more, you say? Well first, if you’re the perfect fit, let’s hear about you: What Makes You Perfect for This Role You have barista experience. From slinging lattés to forging friendships with customers, you put other baristas to shame. (But …
Rachel Sammons . October 14, 2019 1:00 p.m. Clock into Palate Bubs & Ice Cream. Heidi’s maneuvering the waffle iron, Georgia’s offering samples to customers, and Tina’s working the register. Okay, I can do this. 1:05 p.m. A customer asks which signature ice cream is my favorite. 1:06 p.m. Well, my top three is Dawson’s Pile, Guavalicious, and …
Rachel Sammons . August 20, 2019 WHAT DOES FLORIDA NOT HAVE ENOUGH OF? Yes, you got it. Ice cream shops. But Palate Coffee Brewery newest establishment is serving up more than your average rocky road. In true Palate fashion, we got a few surprises up our coffee-stained sleeve. Benevolence Photography BUBBLE WAFFLES Everybody’s talking about …
Rachel Sammons . July 24, 2019 HOLD THE REMOTE. PALATE COFFEE BREWERY IS ON CNN. Yes. You read that right. CNN. As in, Cable News Network (did you know that’s what it stands for?) As in, a major media outlet. As in, Disney-World level renown. CNN. Not your bodega down the road, not the local …
Rachel Sammons . July 8, 2019 THE CUSTOMER WHO IS WRITING A BOOK. I can see it now: Dedicated to Palate Coffee Brewery. Eh? The customer who knows nothing about coffee. To the woman who asked for a regular latté except with espresso, please, and, if possible, a little bit of steamed milk, bless your …
Rachel Sammons . June 25, 2019 WHAT DOES PALATE COFFEE BREWERY LOVE AFTER COFFEE, FIGHTING HUMAN TRAFFICKING, AND ABSURDLY DELICIOUS MUFFINS? Folk music. Especially when performed live. This Friday, June 28th, Mona Lisa Tribe will serenade coffee drinkers with their soothing, Lumineer-esque tunes, starting at 4:00 p.m. EST. I caught up with three of the …
Rachel Sammons . May 20, 2019 DEAR COMPETING COFFEESHOP, We see you over there, slinging lattés with your newly bought portafilter that glints in the sunlight. We see you using that certain tamp that all the baristas are saying is the next best thing since boba. We see you drawing in all sorts of coffee-lovers—the …
Rachel Sammons . May 6, 2019 IF YOU’RE READING THIS, YOU PROBABLY MISSED OUT. If not, read on anyway. It’ll be fun, I promise. Well, guys, we finally did it. We did what all the cool coffee shops are doing. We threw a Latté Art Throwdown. Yes, you read that right. There was live music. …
Rachel Sammons . April 15, 2019 “DO YOU KNOW THE STORY OF THIS COFFEESHOP?” I try to ask every customer this question. Usually I can tell if it’s their first time here. Say, if they’re exploring the floor space, squinting at the homemade pastries, inspecting the tabletops because, yes, they are made of pallets. Get …
Rachel Sammons . March 11, 2019 SOME OF OUR CUSTOMERS ARE HOMELESS. Well, okay, do I know that they’re homeless? No. I have never asked. I do that thing they say you shouldn’t do: I make assumptions. Maybe they fumble for change. Maybe their clothes are stained with dirt and sweat. Maybe they ask for …
Rachel Sammons . February 25, 2019 THOU SHALT HONOR THY PALATE BROTHERS AND SISTERS. Maybe you’re in a rush and you just wish your co-barista could sling a latté in half the time. Or perhaps they forgot to top up the syrup bottles and now you’re rooting through the cabinet for a bottle of vanilla. …
Rachel Sammons . February 11, 2019 THERE ARE TWO IMPORTANT THINGS WE NEED TO SHARE WITH YOU. The first is that there was another proposal at Palate Coffee Brewery. The second is that we’ve got our Valentine’s Day drink specials in. I don’t know which thing I’m more excited about. No, we already told you …
Rachel Sammons . January 28, 2019 GET YOUR PEN READY AND MARK THIS IN YOUR CALENDAR: “A Call to Freedom, A Call to Action.” Palate Coffee Brewery’s parent nonprofit, Love Missions, will host a human-trafficking awareness event at the Sanford Civic Center on Saturday, February 23rd from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. That’s right. It’s …
Rachel Sammons . January 14, 2019 IT’S JANUARY. YOU KNOW WHAT THAT MEANS. Time to work off your Christmas carbs. Max out your gift cards. Buy journals that say inspirational things on the cover like ‘dream big’ or ‘she believed she could so she did.’ You know those things.Oh and one more thing: observe National …
Rachel Sammons . December 31, 2018 NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS AREN’T EASY TO KEEP. Don’t worry. Palate Coffee Brewery got your back. When you volunteer at Palate, you’re sure to stay faithful to your top goals. EXERCISE MORE Throw on your closed-toe shoes because being a Palate barista is no beauty pageant. (Even if we do …
Rachel Sammons . December 17, 2018 NOT SURE WHAT TO BUY YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY FOR CHRISTMAS? Don’t worry. We do. FOR THE SWEET-TOOTH You know how it goes. You settle in for a nice cup of tea with your best friend when all of a sudden they sit up straight, squint at their chai, …
Rachel Sammons . December 3, 2018 “I THINK WE’RE SUPPOSED TO DO SOMETHING LIKE THIS.” Story time! Grab a cup of house blend and gather around the fire. Because, kids, I’m about to tell you how Palate Coffee Brewery all began. Many years ago, in a land far, far away—called Palm Beach, Florida—Palate co-owner Tina …
Rachel Sammons . November 19, 2018 NUMBER ONE RULE FOR BLOGGING: KEEP IT POSITIVE. But when it comes to human trafficking, it’s a bit of a challenge. Not gonna lie. I would rather write about the origin story of the café con Leche. Or about why Palate baristas get so excited to pour you a …
Rachel Sammons . November 5, 2018 WITHOUT BARISTAS, WE WOULDN’T HAVE A COFFEE SHOP. Palate Coffee Brewery needs its volunteer baristas like it needs its apple-spiced chai frappé ingredients for apple-spiced chai lattés (which taste great by the way).But being a volunteer barista is more than submitting a form and getting to sample our house …
Rachel Sammons . October 22, 2018 WHY IS EVERYONE AT PALATE COFFEE BREWERY SO HAPPY? It has to be more than just the pumpkin spice. There’s only so much pumpkin spice can do.The truth is, our Sunflower Safehouse is one step closer to being opened! On Saturday, September 29th, Love Missions shipped a container filled …
Rachel Sammons . October 8, 2018 WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT A SUBJECT THAT IS IMPORTANT TO THE TEAM AT PALATE COFFEE BREWERY. No, it’s not coffee.No, it’s not those muffins (although, yes, they are very appetizing).It’s about human trafficking.When you volunteer for Palate, you are not just trained to pull a perfect shot. Or …
Rachel Sammons . September 24, 2018 IT WAS AN ORDINARY OPEN MIC NIGHT AT PALATE COFFEE BREWERY. Then Yahia—a Palate regular and a loyal friend of the baristas (especially Devon)—took to the stage and performed a rapid-fire, spoken-word piece.What started as a tribute to his beloved girlfriend, Bréanne, developed into a…drumroll please…a PROPOSAL! We got …
Rachel Sammons . September 10, 2018 YOU CAN’T BE A BARISTA IF YOU DON’T KNOW HOW TO MAKE LATTÉ ART. Just kidding. But it is a fun skill to pick up and practice if you ever have a slow shift. Latté art is when you pour steamed milk into espresso in such a way that …
Rachel Sammons . August 27, 2018 HERE AT PALATE COFFEE BREWERY, WE DON’T LIKE TO SAY GOODBYE. Whether it’s waving farewell to a summer volunteer now en route to college. Or blinking in surprise as a two-year veteran of Palate now enters a new chapter in life.We shed more tears than Florida rain clouds during …
Rachel Sammons . August 13, 2018 “RACHEL, YOU NEED TO TALK.” It’s like déjà vu for me to hear someone say that. From my French teacher in sophomore year of high school to my boss at work during meetings, I’m told I need to talk.At Bible study, the leader says to me, “Rachel, you don’t …
Rachel Sammons . July 30, 2018 NATIVE AMERICAN RESERVATIONS. THE JUNGLES OF GUYANA. SAFE HOUSES FOR VICTIMS OF HUMAN-TRAFFICKING. These are a few of the many sites where Carl and Tina Kadolph, the owners of Palate Coffee Brewery, minister to those in need through their anti-trafficking nonprofit, Love Missions. I listen in envy as they describe …
Rachel Sammons . July 16, 2018 THE TEAM AT PALATE COFFEE BREWERY ARE SO HAPPY TO HAVE KNOWN SOMEONE WHO MAKES IT SO SAD TO SAY GOODBYE. Hunter has been a barista at Palate for six months. But recently, he got a position as a pastor in Vermont. Now, he and his wife, Meredith, are …
Rachel Sammons . July 2, 2018 Welcome to Palate Coffee Brewery! Step inside and smell that waft of roasted, buttery, creamy, chocolatey, malted coffee beans.But wait. There’s a problem. You don’t know what to get. The curlicue menu makes every drink sound appealing. Have no fear. Before you take ten minutes to word-vomit your decision-making …
Rachel Sammons . June 18, 2018 7:00 a.m. Roll out of bed. Sneakers and jeans today. A full day at Palate is my workout of the week.7:15 a.m. Long-board through Sanford. I can feel the town still sleeping. Storefront windows are dark. Air-conditioning crackling them awake.7:30 a.m. Open up Palate. The smell of brisket wafts across …
Rachel Sammons . June 4, 2018 1. MY SERVICE GOES TO A GOOD CAUSE Did you know all the profits go to fight human trafficking? Palate Coffee Brewery is part of Tina and Carl Kadolph’s anti-trafficking nonprofit Love Missions. They raise awareness in the community and take yearly trips to Guyana to build safe houses …
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