General Announcements

Press Coffee Roasters to Open Flagship Café in Downtown Phoenix

(Tempe, Ariz. – April 10, 2017) Press Coffee Roasters continues to lead the way in Arizona’s specialty coffee scene with the opening of two new loca­tions this Spring. The roaster will open a flag­ship store in the hub of Downtown Phoenix at Central and McDowell in May. Shortly after, Press will open a second Tempe spot east of the ASU campus. The stores will be the fifth and sixth loca­tions for Press.

Press Coffee in Downtown Phoenix will be at the Muse apart­ment devel­op­ment at 1616 N. Central Ave. The 2,000-square-foot café will offer an expanded menu including beer and wine and feature a learning space where Press plans to offer its popular Coffee 101 tast­ings and other events.

“We’re excited to bring our nearly 10 years of knowl­edge and passion for specialty coffee to Downtown Phoenix,” said Steve Kraus, owner of Press Coffee. “The light rail and walk­a­bility of the area have helped the coffee scene in Downtown Phoenix thrive and we’re looking forward to being a part of this diverse and growing commu­nity of coffee lovers.”

Press’ second Tempe loca­tion will be a 1,300-square-foot space at the Nexa apart­ments (1221 E. Apache Blvd.). It is expected to open in June. Press is currently hiring to fill barista and manage­ment posi­tions for both loca­tions. Applications can be submitted at any Press Coffee (airport excluded).

Press Coffee currently has four Valley loca­tions as well as a 5,500-square-foot roasting facility in Phoenix where it produces nearly 3,500 pounds of specialty coffee a week.

“Our expanded roastery has giving us the capacity to grow along­side our whole­sale accounts like Luci’s Healthy Marketplace and Grand Canyon University. It also lets us show­case and educate the commu­nity about specialty coffee” said Kraus. The public is welcome to join Press at its Roaster Cuppings every Friday at 10 a.m. Advance notice is requested by emailing

“Our Downtown Phoenix café is designed with educa­tion and events in mind so we can continue to build on what we offer at the roastery,” said Kraus.

Press has been Phoenix' local coffee roaster since 2008. It shares its passion for specialty coffee by providing the highest quality coffee prod­ucts, service and knowl­edge with customers and commu­nity every day. Named Phoenix’ best roaster two years running, Press Coffee has four Valley loca­tions in Scottsdale, Tempe, Phoenix and Chandler. Visit Press Coffee online at and on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @presscoffee.

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