Moja on Commercial: A Preview

Moja Coffee is getting a new look, coming this Winter. Along with our new cafe opening on Commercial Drive, we’ll be taking the opportunity to give our whole brand a welcome refresh.

Want a sneak peek at our new space on Commercial Drive, along with our look? Check out some of the sketches released by our architect, the amazing Boor Bridges Architecture.

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More sketches available on their website.

What do you think of the new look and space?! Drop a comment and let us know.

For updates as they happen, follow Moja on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

Moja on Commercial Drive: Opening Soon

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Ok, since the beans have been spilled already, we’re going to confirm it. YES, Moja is opening up a second shop on Commercial drive.

Moja on the Drive is a reality and construction is under way. Opening this Fall.

You know we’re more about good coffee and strong customer service than we are about hype… but we hope you help spread the word as we gear up to launch. More news and details in the coming weeks.

For updates as they happen, follow Moja on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

Moja Coffee June 2014 Open House

open-houseThe Legendary Moja Coffee Open House sale is happening soon! Mark your calendars for Saturday June 14, 2014 from 7:30am-5pm. The big sale only happens twice a year – great deals, great people, great fun!

Our big sales only happen twice a year, and this one is just in time for Father’s Day (Psst, Father’s Day falls on June 15th).

  • $10/bag 440g coffee
  • Purchase any $25 dollar gift card for just $20 – that’s a $5 gift from us!
  • Cappuccinos are $2
  • Drip coffee is $1
  • Food specials
  • Great prizes to be won!

Doors open at 7:30am sharp.

To avoid line-ups at the bar, we will be opening the back of the shop for cash only sales of coffee beans. Head to the warehouse door on the North side of the building.

Moja Home Espresso Skills Workshop

coffee-pourBe a better barista at home! If you want to learn how to get more out of your equipment or how to choose the right beans, Moja can help!

Coming up on February 24th, 2014 at 7-9:30pm we will be holding our first Moja Home Espresso Skills Workshop.

  • Learn basic espresso techniques
  • Learn correct milk steaming
  • Get an introduction to latte art
  • Learn how to get the most from your grind and how to make adjustments at home
  • Learn how to choose the right coffee for your machine
  • Learn about the coffee roasting process with a hands-on course on our roaster at Moja!

Class size is limited to 10 participants. Cost is $75. Talk to any of our baristas in the cafe to sign up.

Update: the class is full! Stay tuned for future class dates. Thanks!

Moja Coffee Featured in YEW’s Chocolate Dessert

The Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver’s YEW seafood + bar recently shared a photo of their amazing Chocolate SCB dessert. Created by Pasty Chef Bruno Feldeisen, the offering includes three creations anchored by Madagascar dark chocolate from East Van Roasters, with each pairing showcasing local artisan products.

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The dessert includes:

You can find this Travel by Chocolate dessert on the current YEW menu for January and February. If you go, be sure to drop a comment on your thoughts or use the #TravelbyChocolate on Twitter or Facebook.

Photo credit: Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver

Moja Gift Baskets Holidays 2013

To celebrate the holidays, we have put together some beautiful gift box options that make perfect gifts for friends, corporate events, or as raffle prizes.

photoThe boxes allow for mix and match customizations of both the coffee and the mug – we suggest adding in the Roaster Series 2013 while it’s still in stock!

Small Moja Gift Boxes go for $45
Large Moja Gift Boxes go for $90

Please order your gift box in the cafe and allow for 48 hours for us to put it together. We will happily wrap boxes in cellophane – just ask!

Happy holidays!

 

 

Moja Coffee Roaster Series 2013

moja-holiday-2013For the first time ever, we are releasing the Moja Coffee Roaster Series 2013, our annual Moja Coffee Christmas Roast, for the full month of December. We spend November sourcing beans and testing roasts to find just the perfect coffee each year. There are just 1,000 bags of Moja Coffee Roaster Series 2013 for sale – once they’re gone, they’re gone!

Moja Coffee Roaster Series 2013

Coffee: East Timor
Cooperative: Cooperativa Café Timor
Certifications: Certified Organic and Fair Trade
Coffee grown in: Maubesse
Soil: Porous, well-drained soil
Altitude: 800 – 1,600 meters
Varietals: Híbrido de Timor and Bourbon
Harvest: Late April – September
Process: Wet processed and sun dried
Notes: Full bodied and sweet with a low toned acidity. Roasted nuts, sweet malt, almonds in the finish.

Come grab your bag now, or grab several at the Moja Coffee Open House Sale on December 21st, 2013. Come early, so you don’t miss out!

Moja Holiday Open House 2013

photo-2It will be your last chance to stock up for Holiday festivities and gifts!! Fresh from our roaster to your gift wrap! The famous Moja Coffee Open House sale will be on Saturday December 21st 2013 this year, 7:30am-5pm.

Our big sale only happens twice a year and it’s a great time to stock up for the holidays. You can’t go wrong with a good deal at this time of year! Here’s what you can expect:

  • $10/bag 400g coffee
  • Purchase any $25 dollar gift card for just $20 – that’s a $5 gift from us!
  • Cappuccinos are $2
  • Drip coffee is $1
  • Great holiday baskets to be won.  Tons of samples and other cool things.

To avoid line-ups at the bar, we will be opening the back of the shop for cash only sales of coffee beans AND gift cards. Head to the warehouse door on the North side of the building.

Happy holidays from everyone at Moja!

Moja Coffee Promo Video

We recently had a little promo video about Moja Coffee created for us by Alex Liotti. The video features some glamour shots of our cafe and the process of making coffee, from beans to cup! Check it out and let us know what you think:

Moja Coffee June 2013 Open House

Screen Shot 2013-05-27 at 8.11.33 PMThe Legendary Moja Coffee Open House sale is happening soon! Mark your calendars for Saturday June 15, 2013 from 7:30am-5pm. The big sale only happens twice a year – great deals, great people, great fun!

  • $10/bag 400g coffee
  • Purchase any $20 dollar gift card, and we will add $5 bucks to the total
  • Cappuccinos are $2
  • Drip coffee is $1
  • Many prizes to be won!

Doors open at 7:30am sharp. To avoid line-ups at the bar, we will be opening the back of the shop for cash only sales of coffee beans. Head to the warehouse door on the North side of the building.