Showcasing Starbucks Partner Talent: #PartnerCupContest

Showcasing Starbucks Partner Talent: #PartnerCupContest

Starbucks recently sponsored a white cup art contest for their partners. (Starbucks calls their employees “partners”.) There were four days to enter, ending on February 20th, and partners submitted their entries via public Twitter and Instagram profiles. The winners have not yet been announced yet: Starbucks will announce the winners on or about March 9, […]

Blossoming Peach Tea Latte: New in Starbucks Canada. Have you tried it?

On February 17th, when U.S. Starbucks stores launched the Tiramisu Latte, Starbucks stores in Canada introduced their new drink: The Blossoming Peach Tea Latte. The Blossoming Peach Tea latte is like a modified earl grey tea latte: It uses an earl grey Teavana tea sachet, Blossoming Peach syrup, and comes with whipped cream and candied […]

Have You Tried the New Tiramisu Latte at Starbucks?

Have You Tried the New Tiramisu Latte at Starbucks?

Beginning February 17, 2015, you’ll find some new things awaiting you at Starbucks. A new drink, the Tiramisu Latte, is here along with a returning drink from one year ago, the Caramel Flan latte. Roughly one year ago, in St. Louis and Jacksonville, the Tiramisu latte was a test item – it must’ve done well […]

It is about the coffee. (The Experience Bar at the Starbucks Roastery)

It is about the coffee. (The Experience Bar at the Starbucks Roastery)

On the Thursday the 12th of February, on my way into work, I stopped by the Starbucks Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room. Partner James O., stood near the entrance, sampling Brazil Nova Resende Reserve coffee from a French press. Before I got in line to get coffee and breakfast, I stopped to chat with him […]

Banner contest: Results

Thank you to everyone who participated in the contest to make StarbucksMelody a banner! The grand prize winner came from Patsy and features coffee bags, coffee cherries, and begins with, “from Seattle:…” If your banner is featured here, I’d be happy to send you a runner up prize of a Roastery Card with $10 on […]