Beanhunter Coffee Club – Wide Open Road

Wide Open Road began roasting coffee in 2009. The founders Hootan Heydari and Jono Hill had previously opened the cafe ‘A Minor Place’ together and were looking to enter into the world of roasting for their next venture. Since then, Wide Open Road has been slowly growing and now consists of a small but dedicated team of coffee professionals, a bookkeeper, and a designer. Their team includes the Director of Coffee Dylan Hewitt, the Head Roaster Jack Bradshaw, Rinn Hubbard Queen of Operations and Josh Bedford Dispatch Guru. Continue reading “Beanhunter Coffee Club – Wide Open Road”

Beanhunter Coffee Club – Contraband Coffee Traders

Contraband Coffee Traders began with Chris Legge’s fascination with coffee. He became completely enchanted with the roasting process after being exposed to it through helping set up other espresso bars and coffee roasteries in Melbourne. Being able to create and highlight particular characteristics from different coffees inspired Chris to start his own coffee roasting business where he could experiment with unique coffees from across the globe to bring their distinctive flavours to cafe’s all over Melbourne. Continue reading “Beanhunter Coffee Club – Contraband Coffee Traders”