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Explore the Académie du Café and its training courses, to become an expert in the art of espresso…



A skill passed on down the generations...



Although Paris is most famous for its monuments, the city’s cafés are part and parcel of its history and rich scenery...



N°8... the new premium capsule

An exclusive blend of the finest Arabica origins for a well balanced espresso with medium body and a light sweet acidity. Capsule n°8 completes our Capsules Premium collection. Already available : n°1, n°3 and n°6...

Equip'Hôtel exhibition - November 16th to 20th - PARIS (Porte de Versailles)

We are exhibiting at Equip'Hôtel, the international key event for professionals of Hotel & Catering.
We invite you on Hall 7.3 / Booth C51, to taste our line of grands crus coffees, exclusive blends in espresso or filtration. Our baristas and trainers of the Académie du Café will also show Latte Art demonstrations. We will propose a pastry pairing experience: you will be able to taste the official "religieuse" pastry created by Laurent Favre-Mot with our coffees & teas.

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Cafés Richard in Martinique, Guadeloupe and French Guiana

HOPS is Cafés Richard newly established importer and distributor for French Carribean and French Guiana. Contact them now for sharing their passion of tea and coffee :

Cafés Richard is partner of the "Lebey de la Gastronomie" Awards

Discover the video of the first edition of a prestigious event which has gathered all the actors of the Parisian gastronomy scene and reaffirmed Paris as a European and global gourmet capital...This has been organized by Lebey team who also created a guide of brasseries  and restaurants in Paris in 1987. After tasting was performed with the best artisan pastry makers, five best culinary creations of the year have been awarded. To finish this high end meal, Cafés Richard proposed an espresso from Bolivia, fine coffee from organic agriculture, grown in the far end of the Bolivian Andes and appreciated for its notes of dried fruits and toasted cereals. We also proposed our herbal teas “Secrets d’Equilibre” and “Tisane des Comptoirs”.

Cafés Richard is partner of the "Lebey de la Gastronomie" Awards

The "Sweets Club" at the Académie du Café

The most acclaimed Pastry chefs club in Paris meets quarterly for a very private tasting around a given theme. Coffee was the theme and we had the chance to have them at the Académie du Café. Each person presented an original creation for an ultra & exclusive tasting, with the presence of Christophe Adam, l'Ekip Michalak, Arnaud Larher, Yann Couvreur, Jérôme Chaucesse, Sébastien Serveau...

The “Sweets Club” at the Académie du Café

Anthony Calvez is France Vice-champion of Latte Art 2014

Coffee championships in France have been organized by the SCAE and took place at SuccessFood exhibition, in front of an enthousiastic audience. Anthony Calvez is already twice France Barista Champion of Barista and won the Vice-champion of Latte Art title. For the competition, he realised a very technical shape : "Tulip in the wind". Anthony Calvez is also trainer at the Académie du Café, providing Barista and Latte Art workshops.

Say it in Latte Art...

It is time to review Latte Art course... A heart or a flower will make cappuccino more tasty because we drink first with our eyes! Our twice France Champion of Barista and also trainer of Latte Art at the Académie du Café Anthony Calvez, give us some tips...

A detox cure thanks to Comptoirs Richard herbal teas...

Herbal teas have been put on the edge by some leading Chefs and suit to our desire for naturality and authenticity. They are associated to a well-being and detox notion, and are our daily allies thanks to their draining, hydrating and calming qualities.
Find out more about our 3-steps-detox with our tea expert Lydia Gautier...

A detox cure thanks to Comptoirs Richard herbal teas
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