Christmas Light Show

Hey everyone, Zach here.  As you can see with the picture below we are hard at work getting the light show ready for all of you. It’s a lot of fun and a perfect way to kick off the holidays. Take your family, friends or date down for a fun filled night with breath taking view of Lake Austin.  The show will run from 6-12, on the top of every hour. Like I said, it’s so much fun and a great reason to come out in this chilly weather.

Light Show Demo

Plus if you make it down to our first show at 6 we will be offering our Light Show special.  If you get one of our slices of Chocolate Fantasy cakes you get a free scoop of Ice Cream with it. It’s a great deal and perfect with one of our signature mocha specials.

Here is a a preview for any who have not seen our shows in past.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2EO_TJV9DDE

If you are looking for a practical gift for friends and family, purchase any of our mugs and get a free drink with it. It’s a great deal, get yourself a treat and get a gift for a friend. rsz_tumblers

See ya’ll next week and have a wonderful weekend!!

-Zach

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Fall back

Hey guys, Zach here with more fun news and info from Mozart’s. Sorry about my recent lack of posts, its been a busy past few weeks.

Thanks to everyone who came by this weekend, it was busy and we loved seeing each and everyone of your faces. Remember, when it is busy on weekend and you dont want to wait in the long line, we have our outdoor bar open all day. They can make all your favorite drinks, as well as provide you with pastries, cheesecake on a stick, and our tasty quiche.

So for the past few weeks I have been researching all i can about the production, distribution and culture of coffee. Soon I will start putting little videos or summaries on what I have learned on here so everyone can learn fun new facts. Here was something informative I watched on the coffee process in Brazil

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Vi8zrqY-I0

 

I will be hopefully debuting an interview with the wonderful Judith Miller next week as well as a bio of one of our best baristas, Minh

He needs to let it cool for a sec

He needs to let it cool for a sec.

I’ll leave you this week with a funny picture I found involving coffee. Remember to set your clock backs this sun and have a wonderful weekend!!

 

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Austin City Limits and Christmas Light Show

Hey ya’ll, Zach here with more fun news and info from Mozarts

First off, we would like to say a big Mozart’s welcome to all of you who are here for Austin City Limits!  If you need to get away from the sun and noise come by Mozart’s for one of our delicious shakes or smoothies. Both go great on a hot day or after seeing one of your favorite bands.

Remember guys, our Christmas light show is coming up. It’s a lot of fun and great for bringing your family, friends or loved ones. This is a video of our light show from a few years a go. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xxa8worYmPY

We are also going to be running our All About Christmas Lights Photo Contest presented by Mozart’s and Hula Hut soon, it’s lots of fun and you can win great prizes. Check out past winners and submissions here.http://allabouttexaschristmaslights.com/

So remember everyone, stay safe this weekend and remember to make Mozart’s your hang out this weekend!!

-Zach D

 

 

 

 

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Outdoor bar, new drinks and more bios!

Hey hey everyone, Zach here.  Wow, what a crazy weekend, thank you all so much for continuing to come each and every weekend and making our days! Remember, if there is a giant line you can always come to our outdoor bar. We can make you any espresso drink as well as smoothies, chai lattes and shakes. If you are looking for something less extravagant you can also get your bottomless coffee and iced tea as well.

Good news everyone, just in time for fall we have gotten in our delicious apple cider. Its perfect for those fall nights on the lake and goes great with some caramel in it! We have also recently gotten in from Teo, the scrumptious Pumpkin Pie gelato. I had the pleasure of trying some yesterday and fell in love with it.

We decided for the bios this week to highlight Andra Nickerson and Alex Swenson

 

Andra Olympia

Andra Nickerson
This is Andra. Andra is one our many lovely morning baristas. She is always up bright and early to make people’s mornings with her great service and her delicious lattes. Andra moved down from Olympia, Washington in October of 2012 and will be attending UT in spring to study nutrition. She has been a barista for 6 years and loves making coffee. On her days off she likes hiking, swimming, biking and going to shows. Her favorite drink to get is a tie between a dirty chai or a hazelnut cinnamon mocha. “I’m a cat loving, thrift shopping vegan”-Andra

 

Rock Star

Alex Swenson
Hey everyone, this is Alex! Alex is always in a good mood and will always do what it takes to make your day. He moved down here with me in March and has been working hard to put smiles on your faces ever since. Back in Washington he has 2 wonderful sisters, Rose and Sarah and his talented father, Paul. In his spare time he likes to play guitar and write music. Whether it be alone or with others, he loves playing music. He is also a former culinary student and he loves baking food. He is currently playing in a band called Team 2nd Place, you can check them out at team2ndplace.bandcamp.com. If you ever wanna talk about music, he is your guy. Just look for the super tall guy with a red baseball cap! I am proud to say he is my best friend and a wonderful employee. Try one of his delicious Mochas!

Next week, I will continue our bios with some of the lovely tutors that have been coming to Mozart’s for years as well as a bio of another one of our lovely morning baristas, Jenna!!

Before I go I would like to introduce you to our new unofficial mascot, Callie. She is currently wearing one of our Mozart’s bandannas which you can buy at Mozart’s.

Callie!!

 

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All your favorite holiday drinks are back!!

Hey everyone, Zach here with more fun news from Mozart’s!

Getting excited for the holidays?  Looking forward to those cold nights where you can sit back and enjoy a hot chocolate? Well here at Mozart’s we are working hard coming up with fun drinks for all of you to enjoy. Just in time for fall, we are debuting a bunch of delicious drinks including;

  • Pumpkin Latte
  • Peppermint Mocha
  • Pumpkin Chai
  • Gingerbread Latte
  • Snickerdoodle Latte
  • Apple Cider
  • Caramel Apple Cider
  • Pumpkin Shakes
  • Caramel Apple Shakes
  • Gingerbread Shakes

We will also be bringing back some delicious new treats including mini pumpkin pies and a very delicious sounding pumpkin cheesecake.

Remember keep sending in your pictures to our Facebook so we can include them in our slideshow each week.  Next weeks theme will be pictures of the lake at sunset. Whoever has the best picture will get a shout out in our blog as well as a coffee on me. So get those pictures and send them in!

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We will get back into our bios next week, so here is some more fun facts about coffee in movies and TV.

  • While filming the Hobbit movies they spent 380, 000 dollars on coffee alone.
  • In the movie Pulp Fiction, the coffee shop manager was listed in credits as “Coffee” because he was killed in movie before he could say he was coffee shop manager.
  • On the Drew Carey Show they made a beer called buzz beer which was coffee combined with beer.
  • In the animated hit show Futurama, the main character Fry drank 100 cups of coffee and it gave him super powers.
  • Quality Cafe in Los Angeles  has been featured in a bunch of movies including Million Dollar Baby, Se7en, Ghost World, Training Day and Catch Me if You Can.

http://www.iamnotastalker.com/2011/03/21/the-quality-caf/

That site has all the movies that have been filmed there.

We have great music every weekend so why not come down and bring your date or family? This weekend we have Josh Buckley on Friday, Jorge Palomarez on Saturday and Josh Buckley again on Sunday. Remember, you can always check out our schedule on our website.

http://www.mozartscoffee.com/austin_coffee_music_calendar.php

Well that’s all for this week guys! I’ll see you next week with some more fun news and employee bios

-Zach Davis

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