East Van Roasters – Artisan Chocolate & Coffee
319 Carrall St. • (604) 629-7562
Hours of Operation Tuesday – Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm Closed Sunday & Monday
East Van Roasters (EVR) opened its doors for business in April, 2013 as Vancouver’s first bean-to-bar chocolate and coffee roaster.
EVR provides meaningful employment and job training to women living in the Rainier Hotel while creating premium organic fair-trade chocolate and coffee.
The 16 seat cafe provides training in retail sales, customer service, barista skills, food-safety and sanitation, as well as coffee and chocolate production. You can find EVR chocolates at several boutique locations throughout Vancouver and sip EVR coffee at a number of local cafes.
East Van Roasters
All about the workings of East Van Roasters, including how the project got off the ground and why EVR can make exceptional chocolates while still working as a non-profit. Residents of The Rainier Hotel, who are employed at EVR, discuss their work making chocolate.