It’s only fitting that we give a proper farewell to the year 2014 considering how exceptional it treated us! A new year always brings an attitude of reflection, and we’ve thought a lot about the goals we reached in 2014 and the goals we have for 2015. We are extremely humbled and thankful for everything we were able to accomplish in 2014. To pay tribute, here is a short list of things we are proud of from last year.
Opened Palace at the Paramount on June 12, 2014.
Started with 9 staff members and ended the year with 19.
Pulled over 90,000 shots of espresso.
Raised over $3,800 for local nonprofits.
Won America’s Best Coffee House on October 19, 2014.
Helped over 300 people brew better coffee at home.
Hosted 66 concerts that included: David Ramirez, Ryan Culwell, The Roamies, The Wicks, Penny and Sparrow, Joe Teichman, along with local talent, Jaymin McAffrey, Joel Vaughn, Andrew Akins, Tanyon Sann Allison, Neighbour, and Jacob Burton.
Sold or Brewed over 10,000 pounds of coffee.
Held the 3rd annual Harry Potter Day on July 31, 2014, which was our second busiest day in Palace history!
Hosted art shows for Rick Rueda and Daniela Sims.
Improv Agents of Shield performed on multiple occasions.
Had our first wedding in Palace in December.
We have grown and learned so much in the past year and we could not have done it without our amazing customers and staff. Cheers to 2015!
What is your favorite Palace memory from 2014? Tell us in the comment section below with your name and e-mail for a chance to win a Palace shirt! We would love to hear from you.