Starbucks move from morning coffee to evening menus

Coffee cafés give millions of workers a timely lift each morning to face their day’s work. And that has been reflected in the number of different choices of coffee that have emerged over the past few decades.

Starbucks looking to evening diners

Starbucks looking to evening diners. Image by poolie / CC BY 2.0

Now however US giant Starbucks, one of the global brand names most synonymous with coffee, is looking to the other end of the day to expand its business.

The Daily Mail reports that the restaurants famous for its hot coffees and crumbly cookies is planning to make inroads into the evening restaurant market with the introduction of its latest venture, Starbucks Evenings.

With over 700 outlets in Britain, the international chain will offer both hot and cold meals together with beer and wine for its customers.

Standstead Airport is the first place to open with their evening menus with plans to roll out similar ventures across several additional stores.

The menus will provide a number of vegetarian options while meat eaters will have prawn skewers, chorizo along with braised British beef and pulled pork with chilli. So far only one dessert option – a warm chocolate brownie with caramel sauce – is available.

On the drinks menu, there will be beer and cider as well as a 10-bottle wine list which will include sparkling and rose wine.

The vice president of marketing for Starbucks EMEA, Ian Cranna, said they were delighted to offer customers something totally new for evening dining. He said he was confident that their customers would like the range of food and drink Starbucks were putting on the evening menu.

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