A 23,000-Square-Foot Starbucks Reserve Is Opening At The Empire State Building

Starbucks is set to open its newest Reserve Roastery in New York City, and this one will be located in the iconic Empire State Building. The new 23,000 square foot Starbucks Reserve will span three floors and will feature a coffee roasting plant, a cafe, and a cocktail bar.  Starbucks Reserve Roasteries are reserved for some of their largest markets, with other locations in Seattle, Shanghai, and Milan.

The new roastery will showcase Starbucks’ coffee-making process from start to finish. Visitors will be able to watch the coffee beans being roasted and then brewed. They will also be able to purchase coffee beans and other coffee-related merchandise.

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The New York roastery will also feature Arriviamo, a cocktail bar. Arriviamo will serve coffee-inspired cocktails, as well as beer and wine. The bar will also feature a food menu with items such as charcuterie, cheese, and chocolate.

The Starbucks Reserve Roastery New York will be the only Starbucks in the world to offer Cold Pressed Espresso.  This patented technology uses gentle upward pressure and cold water give an espresso shot reminiscent of a cold brew – sweeter and softer than normal.

Starbucks Reserve is a premium coffee experience that is different from the traditional Starbucks experience. The coffee beans for Starbucks Reserve are sourced from top-quality coffee farms around the world. These coffee beans are then roasted in small batches at the Starbucks Reserve Roastery. The coffee is brewed using state-of-the-art equipment and served by knowledgeable baristas.

The Empire State Building is one of the most iconic buildings in the world, making it a natural location for Starbucks’ highest-end coffee shop. It is a symbol of New York City and has been featured in countless movies and TV shows. The new Starbucks Reserve Roastery will be located on the ground floor of the Empire State Building, making it a must-visit for coffee lovers and tourists alike.

The Starbucks Reserve Roastery New York is scheduled to open November 16, 2022.