Taste of Colombia – Fair Trade Coffee & Gift Shop

Taste of Colombia


“TASTE OF COLOMBIA” Fair Trade Coffee & Gift Shop has been created to be the first store for Fair Trade Colombia – our parent organization.  It is the first green and fair trade coffee & gift shop operating in Oakville, Ontario (Canada) offering a wide array of Fair Trade Coffees, Teas, Colombian Snacks and Fair Trade products in a fun and lively environment! TASTE OF COLOMBIA wants you to taste the best of Colombia through its food, music and products!

Regular hours updated on Jan 9, 2018:

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For more details about our regular weekly events at El Salon please visit:

Meetup.com:

  1. All classes (Yoga / Dance / Wellness) held in our El Salon – our events room (Unit #3): https://www.meetup.com/LakesideYoga_in_Oakville/events/
  2. Spanish Conversation Club: https://www.meetup.com/Club-de-Conversacion-en-Espanol-Spanish-Conversation-Club/
  3. Salsa Night: https://www.meetup.com/Salsa-Night-Noche-de-Salsa/

Please follow us on Twitter & Facebook. If you have been to our place and would like to leave us a review, please do so here: Yelp or Urban Spoon

See our listing with HEN (Halton Environmental Network)

or on Trip Advisor

                                                               TripAdvisor

Address:

67 Bronte Road, Units #2 & #3

Oakville, Ontario, L6L 3B7 Canada

Phone: 289-837-3021 Cell 416-568-5707

Map here

FREE Parking on the street or behind our units all the time; if parked behind the units you may use back entrance!

We are located on Bronte Road south of Lakeshore. The entrance to the parking lot is on Marine Drive.

info@tasteofcolombia.ca

www.tasteofcolombia.ca

Our beautiful cafe (Unit #2) and “EL SALON” events room – (Unit #3)  are both available for corporate and private events.

 

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Hours Victoria Day Weekend 2018

#VictoriaDayHours #LongWeekend #Yipee! Please note that our cafe will be open as follows this long weekend! We hope everybody enjoys the warm weather and stay happy and safe!
OPEN:
Friday 8 am to 6 p.m. (as usual)
Saturday 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. (Salsa Night with Mohamed!)
Sunday: 10 a.m to 5 p.m. (as usual)
CLOSED: Monday – May 21 to allow our baristas to have sometime in the sun after what it will be a busy weekend!
Happy Victoria Day! Learn more about this traditional holiday here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victoria_Day

Help Wanted! Baker / Weekend Help & Baristas needed

#HelpWanted #Hiring #Jobs #Barista #Baker #FullTimeBarista #PartTimeBarista
We are looking to fill these positions with highly energetic individuals:
  1. #Baker: We are looking for somebody with a passion for baking to help us bake some of our treats at the cafe (gluten and non gluten options).

2. #WeekendHelp: We are looking for a weekend helper to assist baristas at the cafe during peak hours.

3. #Baristas: Part-Time and Full-Time Baristas are required to fill in different shifts during week or weekend.

If you’d like to know more about these opportunities at 416-568-5707 or email: info@tasteofcolombia.ca

Contact Person: Yury Wu-Parra (English / Spanish speaker)
FB: https://www.facebook.com/tasteofcolombiacafe

PS. Halton Food Handling Certification required (one day course): http://www.halton.ca/living_in_halton/public_health/food_safety/people_working_in_food_services_industry/food_safety_education_and_certification_program/

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Our 6th Anniversary!

It’s our 6th Anniversary and we have to THANK YOU all for your support! Family, business partners, clients, suppliers, baristas who keep challenging us to run our business in a socially conscious way. We could not have done it without all of you! Thank you for the positive reviews, for the constructive criticism, for bringing ideas forward. Lynn baked awesome cupcakes to celebrate! If you are in the area stop by before they are all gone!

3rd Salsa Flash Mob: Sunday, July 1, 2018

What better day to plan our #SalsaFlashMob than this cold snowy winter day!

#SaveTheDate: July 1st 5-7 pm to dance on the street in front of our cafe & event’s room. #FreeCommunityEvent #KidFriendly Come dressed in #Red & #Black and with shoes for dancing outside (comfy). Please share this #Free and #FunEvent with your networks, no dance experience necessary!

Instructors: Please let me know if you want to lead a dance and what songs will you be using please.

Dancers: Please post your favorite songs to make sure they are part of the playlist for the day!

Please share the event with instructors / dancers / media outlets. Gracias! Yury – any questions? call /text me at 416-568-5707.

This is a street event therefore TASTE OF COLOMBIA CORP. assumes no responsibility or liabilities for personal injury or loss – by participating in this event you agree with this statement. Parking is limited that day – so please visit the official event’s page for full details:http://brontevillage.net/canada-150/

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New 2018 Closing Hours

Please note that we have extended our closing hours some days of the week to serve our regular clients and also those attending events or classes in our El Salon (event’s room). Saturday and Sunday hours stay the same. Gracias!

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Holiday Hours Dec 2017

To our dear clients, partners, suppliers and friends:

The Christmas holidays are here and we are getting ready to take a few days to enjoy this special time of the year with our dear families.

Please note our holiday hours this Dec, 2017:

**Open for regular hours during the whole month.  Salsa Nights & Spanish Conversation Club are not affected by holiday hours**

CLOSED: Sunday, Dec 24 & Monday, Dec 25.

Open from Dec 26 to Dec 30 with normal hours.

CLOSED: Sunday, Dec 31 & Monday, Jan 1st.

We hope you and your dear loved ones enjoy some quality time and create special memories this holiday season!

Line Art Christmas Greeting Card

 

 

Labour Day Sept 4, 2017 – Weekend Hours

Labour Day – Weekend Hours:
We are happy to announce our hours during the last long weeked of the summer: Happy return to school to all the kids and happy return to normal for you the parents!!!!
Friday, Sept 1st: OPEN 8 am – 5 pm
Sat, Sept 2nd OPEN 10 am to 11 (Salsa Night 6-11 pm)
Sunday, Sept 3rd: CLOSED!!!! CERRADO!!!!
Monday, Sept 4th: OPEN 10 am to 5 pm

Cafe hours Canada Day Long Weekend 2017

Happy Canada’s 150th Birthday everybody!!!!! In the current state the world is right now we are very lucky to be living in this beautiful and peaceful country! God Bless Canada!

Feliz 150 Cumpleanos de Canada les deseamos a todos!!!! Con la situation actual del mundo, somos muy afortunados de vivir en un Pais tan lindo y tan pacifico como Canada. Que Dios bendiga Canada!

These are our hours this weekend: Please check Bronte Village Website for parking restrictions (use your bike / walk or take shuttle bus from former Hopedale Mall)

Saturday -July 1st: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. #SalsaFlashMob 5-7 pm #FreeCommunityEvent

Sunday – July 2nd: 12 noon to 6 pm

Monday-July 3rd: 8 am to 5 p.m. (regular hours)

Regular week as usual (Mon-Fri 8-5 pm) Sat 10 am to 11 p.m. then Sunday 10 am to 5 p.m.

Canada Day

Celebrating Fair Trade Month 2017!

#FairtradeMonth #FairtradeMay #MayIsFairtradeMonth#ChooseFairtrade #Free #Event #EducationinSpanish#EducationinEnglish
Fairtrade Canada Fairtrade International The Fair Trade Show Fair Trade Certified Making Oakville a Fair Trade Town YoCreo EnColombia Celebracion del Dia Mundial del Comercio Justo 2017 – World Fair Trade Day 2017.

May is FAIR TRADE MONTH! Our cafe will celebrate with educational short movies and documentaries – handing our free promotional material – hosting other fair traders from the community and of course sampling some of the best Fair Trade Coffees and teas!

Our event will take place on Wednesday, May 10th from 11 am to 5 pm.

Link to event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/237741980025650/?active_tab=about Please help us share this event with your networks!

Fair Trade Month 2017