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

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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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ThanksGiving 2018 Hours

#ThanksGivingHours #CafeOpen #LongWeekendHours

As per our clients request, our cafe will be OPEN on ThanksGiving Monday 10-5 pm.
Long Weekend Hours:

Friday – Oct 5: 8 a.m. – 9 pm
Saturday – Oct 6: 10-11 pm (Salsa Night 6-11 pm)
Sunday – Oct 7: 10-5 pm (as usual)
Monday – Oct 8: 10-5 pm (Holiday Hours)
Tuesday – Oct 9: 8-9 pm (usual hours)

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Canada Day Hours 2018

#CanadaDayHours #CelebrateinBronteVillage
We are open as follows:
Friday – June 29: 8-9pm

Saturday – June 30: 10-11 pm
(Salsa Night goes from 6-11pm)

Sunday – July 1: Canada Day! 10 am -10 pm

Monday – July 2: CLOSED

Tuesday – July 3: 8 – 9 pm Viewing Party Colombia vs England @2 pm LIVE!!!!!

Avoid traffic, take the shuttle to Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park! Ride the bus to Oakville’s Canada Day celebration. Info: https://www.oakville.ca/events/canada-day.html

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Calendar of Classes & Activities June, 2018

#YogaClasses #NIA #Zumba #SalsaLessons #SalsaSocial #SpanishConversationClub #CommunityEvents 

Here is our updated calendar of classes and events taking place at El Salon (Multipurpose Event’s Room) – feel free to share it with your networks! New classes – classes that have moved to a new day or time. Wishing you a healthy June!!!!!

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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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