European Coffee House Caffè Nero to Open First U.S. Location in Boston
Award-winning master roaster and European coffee house to open at Millennium Place in April
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Caffè Nero, the highly regarded and award-winning master coffee roaster and European coffee house, will open its first U.S. location in Boston in April. Caffè Nero offers premium award-winning Italian coffee blended and roasted in an old world style, a warm and authentic coffee house atmosphere, and freshly-made artisan food. The new Boston coffee house will be located in the city’s thriving Downtown Crossing neighborhood at Millennium Place, a first of its kind residential building by award-winning developer Millennium Partners.
“We look forward to introducing Caffè Nero to U.S. coffee-drinkers, and becoming part of the Boston and Millennium Place community”
Caffè Nero is Europe’s most successful independent coffee house operator. It is dedicated to providing customers with the best possible coffee experience with premium hand-crafted coffee made in a time-honored artisanal way. Caffè Nero brings expertise to all facets of the coffee-making process, from hand-selecting the right beans and roasting them to perfection to employing knowledgeable baristas who can create exceptional cups of coffee. Caffè Nero operates its own Roastery, where it creates unique espresso blends which are the foundation for every cup of coffee it serves.
“We look forward to introducing Caffè Nero to U.S. coffee-drinkers, and becoming part of the Boston and Millennium Place community,” said Gerry Ford, chairman and founder of Caffè Nero. “I love Boston because it is such a beautiful, vibrant city. I lived here as a graduate student and feel it is a natural fit for our first U.S. location. We think coffee lovers will enjoy our award-winning blends and appreciate the hours of craftsmanship Caffè Nero puts into each cup we serve.”
Along with serving its award-winning coffee, Caffè Nero aims to bring a European coffee house atmosphere and cozy neighborhood gathering spot for locals, including current residents at Millennium Place. As a complement to its premium coffee, Caffè Nero will serve high-quality, freshly-made food from local artisan purveyors that are inspired by classic European recipes.
“We’re looking to bring European coffee house culture to the United States,” said Jay Gentile, director of U.S. operations for Caffè Nero. “Caffè Nero is an accessible, friendly coffee house where customers are welcome to grab a bite to eat, meet friends, catch up on work or simply read and relax.”
Caffè Nero is an independent, family-owned and founder-run business with a strong reputation for quality and service. For more information about Caffè Nero and its first U.S. location in Boston, please visit www.CaffeNero.com/US.
About Caffè Nero
Caffè Nero Group Ltd is a European, family-owned company headquartered in London and founded in 1997 by Gerry Ford. It is the largest independent coffee retailer in Europe, with more than 650 stores, operating across 7 countries. Caffè Nero provides a European style coffee house experience: offering premium espresso-based gourmet coffee, authentic freshly-made food products and a relaxing neighborhood feel in every store. Caffè Nero’s award-winning coffee has been recognized as “The best espresso this side of Milan” and labeled “The traditional Italian Cafè.” To learn more about Caffè Nero, please visit www.CaffeNero.com/US.
About Millennium Partners
Founded in 1991, Millennium Partners is an internationally recognized residential developer of luxury mixed-use properties, responsible for dramatic showcase properties in some of the nation’s most dynamic urban locations. Millennium Partners has created an unparalleled portfolio of 27 properties that bring together luxury condominiums, state-of-the-art entertainment complexes, world-class spa and fitness facilities including The Sports Club/LA, Class-A office space, and five-star hotel brands, including The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company LLC and Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. To learn more about Millennium Partners, please visit www.millenniumptrs.com.