Potawatomi Hotel & Casino Announces Partnership with Stone Creek Coffee
MILWAUKEE – Potawatomi Hotel & Casino has developed an exclusive partnership with Stone Creek Coffee at its new hotel. A coffee bar, named Stone Creek Coffee at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, will operate next to the reception desk in the hotel lobby and will offer guests specialty coffees and pastries.
The coffee bar will be owned and operated by Potawatomi Hotel & Casino and will be open from 6 a.m. – 10 p.m. daily. The coffee bar will feature a variety of fresh-brewed Stone Creek Coffee blends and teas, espresso, cappuccino and signature beverages including Cardamom Spice Latte and Mexican Spice Mocha. The menu also includes hand-made pastries and baked goods, prepared from scratch using the finest local ingredients and delivered fresh from the Stone Creek Kitchen daily.
Stone Creek Coffee will also be served in Locavore, the hotel restaurant, and in hotel room service.
“Our partnership with Milwaukee’s Stone Creek Coffee is a perfect match because of our close alignment in vision and business practices,” said Don Sally, Food and Beverage Director at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino. “We look forward to showcasing some of the city’s finest coffee to our guests.”
Sally added that this is another example of how Potawatomi supports local vendors and suppliers.
Stone Creek Coffee at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino will also offer a complimentary coffee education series for hotel guests. Seminars will be instructed by Stone Creek Coffee directors and include topics such as Brewing Coffee at Home, How to Make Espresso or Brewing Regions. Details are being finalized as to days and times offered.
“We are excited to venture on this journey with Potawatomi,” said Eric Resch, Founder and CEO of Stone Creek Coffee. “This partnership will solidify the bond between two locally-minded Milwaukee businesses.”
Staff training for Potawatomi baristas began this week at Stone Creek Coffee headquarters and includes three half-day courses, hands-on training, testing and certification. Stone Creek Coffee at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino is slated to open Aug. 18.
About Stone Creek Coffee
Stone Creek Coffee is a craft coffee roaster located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Stone Creek Coffee responsibly sources more than 70% of its coffee direct from small family farms around the world through its Farm to Cup coffee programs. We believe the best coffees are cultivated and developed through direct relationships with our producers at origin. Stone Creek Coffee was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in an 1880 Burnham and Root designed building in Downtown Milwaukee. The Stone Creek Factory is home to our flagship café, a training center, cupping lab, Stone Creek Kitchen and roasting operations. In addition to the downtown factory operations Stone Creek Coffee operates ten other cafes in metro Milwaukee. Stone Creek Coffee employs 110 people and is locally owned by husband and wife team Eric Resch and Melissa Perez.
About Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
Set in the heart of Milwaukee, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino is Wisconsin’s premier entertainment destination, offering guests the best in gaming, dining and entertainment. The property features six award-winning restaurants, the intimate 500-seat Northern Lights Theater and more than 60,000 square feet of event space. A 381-room, 19-story hotel is currently under construction and will open Aug. 18. To discover more visit www.paysbig.com.