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Starbucks in Milan hires people with special needs

Starbucks in Milan hires people with special needs The brand new Starbucks in Milan occupies an entire building in the heart of the city. The three-storey building in Piazza Cordusio used to be the headquarter of the Italian Postal Services. Conveniently located just a few steps from the Duomo cathedral and the La Scala opera house, the Starbucks building features an impressive set of original decorations and ornaments dating back to 1901. In the original plan right in front of this new Italian development of the Seattle-based coffee house there was an outside area for al fresco dining but this…

New openings in Milan: Five Guys Burgers and Starbucks

New openings in Milan! Five Guys Burgers and Starbucks have just opened their doors to the Milanese citizens. We have  already talked about these new openings in our recent posts and now that these two American food retailers have started serving their delicacies it is time to check if the expectations have been respected. Starbucks in Milan The founder of Starbucks decided to open the first store after a visit to Milan more than thirty years ago. He liked the way Italians enjoyed coffee. It was not ( and it is not!) just about sipping coffee. A coffee in an…

Starbucks in Milan is going to be different

Starbucks in Milan is going to be different. The store that is about to open will be part of a new concept that the coffee house based in Seattle is developing right now. Starbucks in Milan will not be the usual bar which we are used to see throughout the United States. First and foremost it will be hosted within an iconic retail space: the former headquarter of the Italian postal services in Piazza Cordusio, just a few steps from the Piazza del Duomo and the Cathedral. The plans for the Starbucks in Milan are to offer to the Italian…

Starbucks to open soon in Milan

There are a few simple rules that must be respected when it comes to coffee and coffee culture, especially in Italy. Rules that have never been officially written on a stone but that are part of a tradition that dates back to the origin of the Italian country. Italians know how to truly enjoy a good cup of coffee and there is not any other way to do it. Rule #1 – You should never drink coffee in a paper cup Rule #2 – You should never have a cappuccino and a sandwich at the same time Rule #3 –…