Successful coffee businesses do not happen by chance. Dedicated, hardworking professionals pitch their hopes and dreams (and finances) into their hard worked for ventures. Running our own successful stores and working alongside some of the industries finest, our Cafe Partner program came about through experience in our own stores in conjunction with helping our Cafe Partners succeed. We're here to support you from the outset and help you realise your dream.
We assist across the board with your coffee and retail program, from bar layout, barista training, retail and merchandising through to equipment sourcing and supply as well as ongoing support and maintenance.
We also partner with the industry's finest independent technicians Specialist Espresso to keep your equipment maintained and in tip top shape.
Our Cafe Partner program includes:
Our team put careful thought and consideration into the curation of Padre’s coffee offering. We work closely with coffee producers and our green trading partners to ensure our customers’ access to the highest quality coffees which are sourced and produced ethically and sustainably. Specialty grade coffees by definition help the coffee community achieve our common goal of raising coffee standards, not just in the cup profile, but right down the supply chain to the producers.
So whether it’s espresso blend, single origins or filter coffee you’re after, we have a delicious coffee to fit the bill.
Making connections and fostering relationships is as much a part of what we do as roasting coffee. We pride ourselves on attentive, respectful and helpful customer service, and go to great lengths to ensure our staff understand your business, so we can support you in the specific ways you need. We want you to succeed and we’re here to help.
We welcome the opportunity to spend time with our wholesale customers, sharing brew tips and exchanging information. Whether it's equipment selection, advice on workflow and service, espresso and filter brewing, basic coffee machine maintenance or simply demystifying and gathering a deeper understanding of where coffee comes from. Training and Education is an integral part of our wholesale offering and support. See our Eventbrite page to register for all of our courses.
We believe in using the best equipment for the job and provide unparalleled technical support to our wholesale && cafe customers, including a comprehensive preventative maintenance program, 24/7 call out support and back up equipment. Our online technical database is accessible by technicians and wholesale team, giving us constant and immediate access to your equipment's history. We can also assist in sourcing your equipment with access to all major brands
Our retail offering is second-to-none in Melbourne’s coffee scene. We offer a wide range of home brewing equipment from some of the most iconic coffee brands, including Hario, Aeropress and Chemex. We can help you curate a customised retail range for your own store based on the products that have proven themselves as best sellers within our own retail group. We can even help with product merchandising!