Kettle Coffee & Tea will be an educational coffee shop, featuring locally roasted coffee, multiple brewing methods and loose-leaf teas.
Project: We need funds to purchase costly specialty coffee equipment. This includes: a temperature controlled water tower for pour-over, a Kyoto Cold Drip coffee and tea system, a Siphon Vacuum Pot and Bonmac Hikari Siphon Bar Table (heat lamps for siphons), a second espresso grinder to allow us to serve and do tastings for multiple types of espresso, Chemex, French Presses, and coffee cupping supplies. Additionally, we need funding to provide educational materials in the coffee shop as well as provide classes. Last, but not least, we need funds to purchase a sign for our building.
Christmas is coming up! Know a student? A coffee or tea lover? A local business enthusiast? Support a local small business and give the gift of coffee or tea to a loved one! Mugs, coffee, espresso and latte art lessons, so many good gift ideas.
Where: Grand Ave. in historic downtown Escondido CA.
Why: Commitment to quality, education, enjoyment. Escondido needs a coffee shop where you can sit and enjoy a selection of well prepared fresh roasted coffee and loose leaf teas. Kettle coffee and tea will be a place of tasting and learning in a warm community environment.
When: Very soon!
Kickstarters: We need your help to launch this concept! Help us get the equipment we need and to get the word out about Kettle. Support your local coffee shop by coming in the doors when it opens. Invite your friends and family as well. We are also offering some great incentives for our supporters. If we meet our goal, funding will be used to purchase the much needed equipment, supplies and signage needed to bring you quality coffee and tea.
Vision: Kettle Coffee and Tea will bring Escondido the best coffee and tea the world has to offer. We care about our customers, our community, and the communities we impact. We are partnering with world class, award winning roasters to do just that. Our roasters provide direct trade and fair trade coffee and roast each batch to order for Kettle Coffee and Tea. We are committed to properly training our staff in the best extraction methods so every cup of coffee we serve is the best possible product. Kettle will offer a large selection of premium loose leaf teas to impress our tea lovers. Our desire is also to use the best ingredients feasible to create a delicious food menu that will complement our drink menu at a comparable price point.
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Meeting financial budgets, securing and setting up the space, and human resources all present challenges. We are grateful to have mentors and consultants from the coffee industry and the local business community to advise us and offer guidance in this endeavor.
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pledged of $5,000 goal
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Funding Unsuccessful This project reached the deadline without achieving its funding goal on December 13.
Nov 19, 2012 - Dec 13, 2012
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Our official Kettle logo mug. This is our limited edition mug that will be used in the coffee shop.Estimated delivery: Jan 2013Add $10 to ship outside the US
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12 drink coffee card good for in house pour over coffee or espresso. Also valid for tea. If you want to upgrade to another beverage, each drink counts as $2.00 towards any other 12 beverages.Estimated delivery: Dec 2012Add $5 to ship outside the US
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Kettle Coffee & Tea logo 9 oz double wall ceramic travel mug w/ lid. Comes with a coffee card for 5 free house coffee or tea fill ups for local supporters. Ships filled with fresh roasted beans for non-locals.Estimated delivery: Jan 2013Add $15 to ship outside the US
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Choose between: a coffee card for one espresso shot, pour-over coffee, or tea a day for a month OR one daily latte, cappuccino, or tea latte for 15 days.Estimated delivery: Dec 2012
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Travel around the world of tea by tasting teas and tisanes from all over the globe. While you sip your tea enjoy from a platter of treats. End by creating your own custom tea blend to take home.Estimated delivery: Jan 2013
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Coffee and chocolate flight for two. You and a friend will be treated to a tasting flight of different coffee regions and different roast levels while indulging in a chocolate pairing.Estimated delivery: Jan 2013
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We'll cater a continental breakfast or an afternoon break for a group of up to 12 people. An assortment of fresh baked bagels, pastries and/or cookies. Plus orange juice & one 96 oz. tote of our delicious coffee. Perfect for an office meeting or just because. We'll bring to your office or bring your office to the shop (hint: buy multiples for larger groups). Includes local Escondido delivery.Estimated delivery: Dec 2012
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A VIP mug with your name will be displayed on the wall. This mug will distinguish you as a Kettle supporter from inception. With this mug, you'll get a $1 off your drinks for our first five months.Estimated delivery: Jan 2013
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Coffee 101 w/ Latte Art class for two. Bring a loved one and learn the basics of coffee as well as espresso extraction tasting along the way and try your hand at latte art. Go home with a mug and a pound of coffee.Estimated delivery: Jan 2013
Pledge $365 or more
A green VIP mug with your name will be displayed on the wall. This mug will distinguish you as a Kettle supporter from inception. With this mug, you'll get a $1 off your drinks for our first year.Estimated delivery: Jan 2013