Slate Coffee Roasters is a three-year old speciality coffee roasting and retail company located in Seattle, Wa.
We source high-quality coffees from a number of different countries and continents in order to highlight the diversity inherent in coffee. For us, quality is always the result of collaboration. To that end, we pursue relationships with everyone from the producers of our coffee, to our wholesale partners, suppliers and guests. We often look for coffee’s that have a uniqueness or a special characteristic about them, and we try to be as transparent as possible with where our coffee comes from by giving you information such as the region, district, elevation, processing, etc. Our hope is to give you a glimpse into the story of your coffee, and the long journey it has made to your cup.
We roast with a philosophy we call exposure roasting. The idea is to roast the coffee seeds just long enough to highlight the characteristics that are inherently unique about them, without roasting ‘over’ those characteristics. We believe that this lighter roast allows for a better ability to distinguish — via taste — coffees with different types of processing, varieties, and regions, therefore honoring and highlighting all the hard work the producers put into making their coffee seeds delicious.
At our coffee bar we brew our coffee with intention and innovation viewing coffee as both an art and a science. Yet, whether you are a coffee enthusiast or simply a thirsty traveler we promise unparalleled hospitality and a delicious beverage. Slate is a family business and coffee is our opportunity invite you into our home.