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Espresso & Coffee Machines in Calgary and Edmonton

Written on September 11, 2012 at 12:25 pm, by

Since 1991, we have been importing Nuova Simonelli espresso equipment from Italy, as well as a selection of other commercial coffee equipment.   Our core business is roasting and supplying coffee houses and new cafes in Calgary and Edmonton with the training and consultation they need to run a successful business.  We are eager to work with peopleMore

2012 Prairie Coffee Show and Barista Competition

Written on July 6, 2012 at 11:23 am, by

We are very proud to announce the 2012 Prairie Coffee Show – July 13th to 16th.  This year, Fratello Coffee Roasters, Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters and Transcend Coffee are taking the event to the next level.   We listened to the feedback from last year and will be expanding on the very popular customer workshops.  We alsoMore

Opening a new cafe in Calgary or Edmonton? Need help or consultation?

Written on June 3, 2012 at 9:28 pm, by

We are eager to work with people that share our dedication to coffee.  We want to share our passion with you and help you learn to present coffee at its finest in your business. Fratello has been roasting coffee for over 25 years, but we are more than just a coffee roaster. Our consultants are experienced professionals that willMore

2012 Prairie Regional Barista Competition

Written on May 28, 2012 at 7:35 am, by

We are very proud to announce the 2012 Prairie Coffee Show – July 13th to 16th.  This year, we are taking the event to the next level.  We listened to the feedback from last year and will be expanding on the very popular customer workshops.  We also took a big step and will be taking the opportunity to bringMore

Hario V60 pour over, a brewing guide

Written on March 19, 2012 at 1:27 pm, by

The Hario V60 O2 pour over dripper is our preferred method of brewing coffee at Fratello’s Analog Cafe. The manual brewing process allows our barista to have complete control over the brew speed and ensure proper ground saturation. The slower extraction time lends to a much sweeter and complex flavour in the cup than aMore

Chemex coffee maker, a brewing guide

Written on March 8, 2012 at 4:22 pm, by

Using a Chemex is my personal favourite way to brew filtered coffee.  The slower extraction time lends to a much sweeter and complex flavour in the cup.  I find a more syrupy mouthfeel.  It is very easy to use, so we put together this brewing guide to show you how you can use this inMore