Tag Archive 'segafredo_zanetti'

Trip Report: Caffè Pascucci

Posted by TheShot on 14 Jan 2011 | Filed under: Add Milk, Barista, Café Society, Foreign Brew, Local Brew, Roasting

In 2009, the Italy-based Caffè Pascucci chain (including its espresso school, etc.) turned over its financial management to a group that has since favored more aggressive global expansion plans. These expansion plans included bringing their first non-Italian café chain store on this spot, across of AT&T Park in a modern brick commercial complex. The Italian […]

Trip Report: Saeco Caffè (Cape Town, South Africa)

Posted by TheShot on 28 Jul 2010 | Filed under: Café Society, Consumer Trends, Foreign Brew, Home Brew, Machine, Roasting

This unusual, two-story café resides at the base of the ultra modern, five-star 15 on Orange Hotel. On the upper floor, it has a serving area with a two-group Saeco Steel SE 200 at a bar, a number of black tables and chairs, a branded lit display, a couple of Saeco home machines on display, […]

Trip Report: Segafredo Express @ the SF Shopping Centre

Posted by TheShot on 09 Jan 2007 | Filed under: Local Brew

This café is part of the Segafredo Zanetti chain, and it has been located in the deepest bowels of a downtown SF shopping mall, the San Francisco Centre, for a number of years. It’s less of an espresso bar than its neighborhood sisters (e.g., the Segafredo Zanetti at Powell) and more of a counter café […]

Trip Report: Segafredo Zanetti @ Powell

Posted by TheShot on 07 Sep 2006 | Filed under: Local Brew

This is the original Segafredo Zanetti on Powell. Not to be confused with the former Café Powell that was converted into a small Segafredo Zanetti kiosk a couple blocks south along Powell. Nor to be confused with the Segafredo Express at the basement of the San Francisco Shopping Centre at Market & Powell Sts. — […]

Sara Lee US Retail Coffee Brands Purchased by Segafredo Zanetti Coffee Group

Posted by TheShot on 13 Jan 2006 | Filed under: Beans

This just in from Yahoo! Finance: Sara Lee US Retail Coffee Brands Purchased by Segafredo Zanetti Coffee Group. The Segafredo Zanetti Coffee Group is a relatively upscale brand. Particularly in this country. So what the heck are they doing buying out one of The Big Four — the world’s quadumvirate of crude, mass production coffee? […]