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RND National Coffee Coverage RND on Daytime Blue Ridge 

RND on the Roanoker RND on WDBJ7 

 RND on "Living Local" for International Coffee Day! 

A year ago Steffon Randolph founded Roasters Next Door in hopes to bring his unique vision of coffee, and most importantly coffee hospitality to Roanoke. That vision was for Roasters Next Door, or RND to become a coffee operation that seamlessly blended coffee innovation and creativity, with the warmth and community commonly found in "mom and pop" cafes.

Steffon at the Grandin Village Farmers Market

After six months of grinding the grassroots coffee scene, from farmers markets, festivals, and a pop-up store front, an opportunity arose for RND Coffee to open a brick and mortar location in the historic Wasena neighborhood. Due in no small part to friends, family, and community support.

RND's Building Months Before Opening
Inside RND the day before grand opening

With RND starting to pickup momentum, Steffon recruited his younger brother Quincy to move from Chicago to help aide RND's growth. Quincy, an up-incoming chef with Michelin star culinary and hospitality experience, became the Co-owner/Culinary Director of RND Coffee. His expertise with flavors brought creative menu items such as; Coffee Jelly, Black Garlic and Maple Cappuccinos, Smoked Cinnamon Apple Lattes, and Seaweed Brownies to the forefront of RND's menu.


Japanese Coffee Jelly
Nori & Kombu Seaweed Brownie

And now we continue to push. The team at RND wants to grow by roasting our own brand of coffee, canning our signature cold brew, and bringing more RND Coffee directly to you, the guests we love.  

RND 12oz Single Origin Coffee (Mockup)

Steffon and Quincy have put everything they have into purchasing a roaster, building the right team, and finding the right space for roasting. Now, they need your help to aide in getting the roasting project off the ground, without jeopardizing the RND Flagship location. 

RND's New Roaster

 How The Money Will Help: The amount of money we're trying to raise is the minimum amount we need to assist in renovations for the new space,  outfit the space with coffee packing tools, and purchase our first 1,000lbs of green beans to start roasting almost immediately.  

Quincy plating the first course of a 5-course dinner

From the bottom of our hearts, thank you for all the love and support you've shown us.


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Risks and challenges

While we are confident in our ability to produce, the greatest risk comes on the financial side. Growth is exciting, yet expensive. We put everything we had into a roaster that we're proud of, and a facility that'll get the job done. Now we're asking for your help in getting over the last finical hurdle.

With parts already in motion, we see no potential delays in delivering on both backer rewards, as well as noticeable growth for RND and its impact on the community.

A successful Kickstarter would allow for RND to maintain its momentum and growth with its Coffee Workshop, without having to jeopardize its flagship Wasena location.

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    THE RND BUTTERMILK PIE! (Roanoke Only)

    Not a coffee person? No problem. Get a housemade RND Buttermilk pie delivered to your door by coffee expert and founder Steffon Randolph.

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    Drip Coffee For A Month (Roanoke Only)

    Small, large, add vanilla, iced, shaken, stirred...you get the idea. You pick the month, and for that month you can come to RND, and get your drip coffee how you like it. No questions asked.

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    RND Coffee + Pie Combo! (Roanoke Only)

    Get a house made RND Buttermilk Pie delivered to your door by RND Founder Steffon Randolph AND a 12oz bag of RND roasted single origin coffee.

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    RND Gift Box

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    Coffee Class At RND! (Roanoke Only)

    We would be thrilled for YOU + 1 guest, to join us for an interactive coffee class at RND! Each member of RND Coffee will be teaching a lesson/skill that they excel at, with hands on instruction. Learn about Pourovers, Latte Art, Coffee Regions/Processes, and Nitro Cold Brew.

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    Year Long RND Coffee Subscription!

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    Brunch For Four! (Limited/Local Only)

    A family style brunch for up to four people, cooked in your home by Chef Quincy Randolph, with RND Founder Steffon Randolph providing pour over coffee service.

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    5-Course Private Dinner for Two! (Local)

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    A 5-course tasting menu style dinner for two cooked in your home, where the menu is craft by YOU, in collaboration with Chef Quincy to fit your dietary needs, tastes, and restrictions.

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    5-Course Private Dinner Party For Ten

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    A private 5-course BYOB dinner for up to 10 people. Your preferences and dietary restrictions will be heavily taken into account when the menu is devised. Photography of the dinner/event will be shot by RND Founder Steffon Randolph, and will allow you to capture the experience in the highest of quality.

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