Holiday Hours December, 2015

Hello all,

Here is a useful reminder of our Holiday Hours during this season:

Thursday, Dec 17 8 a.m. til 11 p.m. Christmas Party between 6 pm -11 p.m.

Friday, Dec 18 : 8 til 5 p.m.

Sat, Dec 19: 10 a.m. til 11 p.m. (Salsa Night!)

Sunday, Dec 20: 8 til 9 p.m. (Live Music with Michael Williams!)

Monday, Dec 21: 8 til 5 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec 22: 8 til 5 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec 23: 8 til 5 p.m.

Thursday Dec 24 and Friday Dec 25: CLOSED!

Saturday, Dec 26: 10 a.m. til 11 p.m. (Salsa Night is ON!)

Sunday, Dec 27: 10 a.m. til 5 p.m.

Monday, Dec 28: 8 til 5 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec 29: 8 til 5 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec 30: 8 til 5 p.m.

Thursday, Dec 31 and Friday Jan 1st: CLOSED!

Regular hours resume on Saturday, Jan 2nd and yes – Salsa Night in on!

We wish you all of you a happy and safe Holiday Season. May the new year be your best year yet! Happy 2016!

Feliz Navidad 2016

Sunday Music Night with Michael E. Williams 6:30 to 8:30 pm


Sunday Nights with Michael Williams @ El Salon
New live music series announced in Oakville!Sunday Nights with Michael Williams @ El Salon is a new series of live events that will feature both international and local artists playing an intimate show at El Salon / A Taste of Colombia at 67 Bronte Rd.Units 2 (Cafe) & #3 (El Salon). The presenter/curator of this series is former MuchMusic Host, Music Producer, Journalist, Musician, Media Personality, Educator; Michael Williams.
“I have always wanted a platform to present intimate shows in Oakville and have found the perfect venue in El Salon. The plan is to bring the best artist I know and pair them up with up and coming local artists. I will curate the series, interview the artist and occasionally play with friends.” Adds Williams “El Salon at A Taste of Colombia is the perfect place to relax, enjoy a coffee and hear some great music.”• On Sunday November 22; The series kicks off with a very special all Canadian double bill when Sunday Nights with Michael Williams @El Salon presents GORD DEPPE of The SPOONS & LOST and PROFOUNDAs singer, songwriter and guitar player for the Canadian band, The Spoons, Gord Deppe has been in the music business for over thirty years. Gord’s recently released best-selling autobiography “SpoonFed” tells the story of his life, The Spoons and how the two still intertwine today. Catch Gord as he tells the stories behind the songs and ventures out on his first acoustic tour. Offical Website / Facebook

The seminal Canadian folk rock band Lost & Profound recently released their critically acclaimed “Goodbye Mine” album. It marks the return to their signature melancholy-infused pop rock sound that originated in the 1990s, when signed to the international record company, Polygram. During that time had success with their single “Brand New Set of Lies” which earned them a Juno nomination in 1993. Offical Website Facebook

Show Details
o El Salon/A Taste of Colombia at 67 Bronte Rd (south of Lakeshore)
o Admission – $10
o Showtime: Sunday Nights 6.30 to 8:30pm
o Local opening acts start at 7pm

Watch the video of this great night done by Cogeco TV:

Plans are also in the works to have special music movie nights, jams, informative youth workshops and music lectures with myself and musicians who can share their wealth of experience with all who want to take their music to another level.

For more information, interviews with Michael and the artists contact;
David MacMillan – 416 457 8002
Sponsored by – Yorkville Sound and Long and McQuade Music Stores.

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October: Hispanic Heritage Month in Canada

We have been invited to celebrate October: by HDSB – Sat Oct 31

We have been invited by The Settlement & Multicultural Services
of the Halton Catholic District School Board to represent Colombia at this event because we are recipients of the Halton Newcomer Award this year and for being a Spanish local business. We will giving samples of our amazing organic, fair trade, shade grown and bird friendly Colombian coffee, some Colombian treats and having a very Colombian booth! We expect to have 200+ children from the Heritage classes that run on Saturdays and their parents. We are very grateful for the opportunity to represent Colombia at this event.


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Christmas Party Latin Style! Save the date please!

Time: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Our amazing clients were enjoying their usual conversation and coffee this week and decided that we should start organizing the Christmas party now before everybody gets too busy! Inmediately we choose the date, one did the flyers, others talked of helping with the decor, others will bring treats and much more!
We want to take some time to say thank you and to share a moment with those we see all year: Clients, instructors who run their classes / events at El Salon, our incredible business partners and staff and amazing volunteers! So please try to set aside some time for this night, come and celebrate with us, let us treat you to sangria, treats and a bit of dancing!!!!!!
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Love to dance? We got news for you!!!

Love to dance? We got news for you!
Our good friend and amazing dance instructor: Jean-Guy Bernard is opening his very own studio TONIGHT “Danse Avec Moi” in Milton and not only do we want to wish him the best of luck with this new venture but also help him promote his studio, classes and let you know about an amazing opening PROMOTION that you can take advantage of!
Jean-Guy has done a few of our salsa nights with Julie when Tara has not been available and if you have seen him dance you know he is really good!
(Limited Time Offer)
2 private lessons (one on one with Jean Guy) and 10 group lessons – it does not get better than that!

Check the schedule here:!calendar/d9qds
Call to book your lesson today:
Or e-mail at:
Visit the studio’s Website for more info:
Dear Jean-Guy: We wish you the very best in this new venture and please know that you count with our support!

Yury Wu, Business Partners & clients of Taste of Colombia

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Cafe CLOSED on Thanksgiving Day! (Monday, October 12, 2015)

Please note that our cafe will be CLOSED on Thanksgiving Day to spend time with our beautiful families!

We hope you spent some time with your friends and family on this very special time of the year!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

Learn more about this tradition here:

Taste of Colombia – Fair Trade Coffee & Gift Shop

thanksgiving 2015

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Hours Labour Day Weekend




(Salsa Night goes from 6 til 11 p.m.)



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