A funny library café in Virgin hotels prepares a caffeinated experience with La Colombe®

MIAMI, Nov. 16, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Virgin hotels, the lifestyle hotel brand of Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson, today announces that all guests can now enjoy freshly brewed drinks The Dove coffee in all the cafes of Virgin hotels—Funny library cafe located on the ground floor of Virgin Hotels Dallas, Virgin Hotels Nashville and Virgin Hotels New Orleans. The cafe inside the Virgin Hotels Chicago Two Zero Three will also serve La Colombe blends.

La Colombe is a leading roaster known for its ethical and long-term business practices with producers.

“Our approach to our food and beverage offerings is rooted in responsible sourcing, localizing the customer experience with distinctive flavors and cultivating partnerships that share the same commitment to quality taste,” said James Bermingham , CEO of Virgin Hotels. “Building on their coffee sourcing heritage, La Colombe is truly the ideal coffee partner for Virgin Hotels, from their ready-to-drink latte to their signature blends. “

La Colombe is a leading roaster known for its ethical and long-term business practices with producers. The relationship comes to life with various classic blends, pre-bottled or canned cold brew beers and infusions, and special seasonal flavors offered at the Funny Library Coffee Shop, a common workspace within each Virgin Hotels that houses a assortment of whimsical but inspiring books and ample room to work and rejuvenate.

The blends include:Monaco – Filter coffee (Medium roast): Monaco has all the delicious decadence of a caramel apple. Named after a small principality with huge historical impact, this cafe fulfills the chocolate tradition of coffee while bordering on exciting fruit flavors.Nice – Espresso (Medium Roast): Nizza is a medium roast blend that strikes at the heart of the sweet. It is named after the city of Nice, France, the hometown of the co-founder of La Colombe JP and is home to some of the best honeys in the world. True to its name, this coffee illustrates a roasted and sweet nutty.Monte-Carlo – Decaffeinated: The ultimate classic decaffeinated coffee with it all: rich flavor and aroma, full body and moderate acidity in perfect balance, but without caffeine.

Cold draft lattes and herbal teas include: Double pressure slat: Discover the taste and texture of a real cold latte, complemented by a frothy layer of silky foam. Double Shot Draft Latte is made with real ingredients like nutrient-dense lactose-free milk and two shots of cold-pressed espresso.Ugly Draft Latte: Customers can enjoy the full taste and texture of a cold mocha latte, complemented by a frothy layer of silky foam. Mocha Draft Latte is made with whole, real ingredients like nutrient-dense milk, cold brew and real cocoa. Vanilla Latte: Vanilla Draft Latte is made with whole, real ingredients like nutrient-dense milk, cold brew and natural vanilla. It’s slightly sweet with just a pinch of cane sugar, for a better, healthier morning shake.Oat Milk Latte – Vanilla: This rich and creamy plant-based, dairy-free latte combines a sweet touch of oats with the unmatched texture of a La Colombe Draft Latte. Made with honest ingredients like real vanilla extract, sustainably sourced oat milk and cold brew.The Brazilian Cold Brew Dove: The freshly roasted specialty coffee is steeped in steel, oxygen-free wine vats and brewed overnight before being squeezed. The Colombe Cold Brew is double filtered for a smooth, clean sip, with strong coffee flavors and natural sweetness.

“We have long admired the originality and the unique and cool vibe of the Virgin Hotels brand, so we are very excited about this relationship,” said Nicolas O’Connell, Senior Vice President of Sales and Wholesale at La Colombe Coffee Roasters. “When we first met in person it went well. This unique relationship brings together two authentic brands to provide customers with a fun but super premium on-site drinking experience that will complement the very thoughtful hospitality that customers expect when. they stay in a Virgin Hotels or visit a strange café-library. “

Beyond the provision of freshly brewed coffee in all cafes, La Colombe blends will be offered in all hotels, including in the guestrooms of all lifestyle-oriented rooms for hotel guests and guests. meeting spaces.

For more information on the Funny Library Coffee Shop, visit virginhotels.com. Follow us on Instagram, @funnylibrarycoffee.


Virgin hotelsVirgin Hotels is a lifestyle hotel brand that combines sincere service, uncomplicated value and a seamless, personalized hotel experience with the track record of innovation and smart disruption that Sir Richard Branson’s global Virgin Group launched during 50 years. Each property blends a passion for food and drink with music and culture, merging with the local landscape and providing a vibrant and inclusive environment for travelers and locals alike. Virgin Hotels Chicago – named “# 1 hotel in the United States” in 2016 and “# 7 hotel in Chicago” in 2021 by Condé Nast Travelers ‘Readers’ Choice Awards – Virgin Hotels Dallas – named “# 5 hotel in Texas “- Virgin Hotels Nashville – voted # 2 in Nashville, Virgin Hotels New Orleans and Virgin Hotels Las Vegas are now open. Locations in New York, Miami, Edinburgh and Glasgow will follow. Virgin Hotels continues to explore hotel and office conversions and core development in Boston, Los Angeles, Austin, Seattle, London and more.

The DoveLa Colombe (www.lacolombe.com) is a leading roaster known for its ethical and long-term business practices with producers. Considered one of the pioneers of the third wave of coffee, it brings classic blends and exceptional single-origin coffees to cafes, hotels, restaurants and retailers around the world. In addition, the company owns and operates 30 cafes in Philadelphia, New York, Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles and Washington, DC – with additional locations and new markets slated to open in 2021-2022. The company also made headlines in the ready-to-drink industry with its DRAFT LATTE, the world’s first textured cold latte.

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