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Costa’s new Drive Thru store is due to roll into Chester in June with the promise of a seven days-a-week grab-and-go service of its signature coffee and food to local motorists.
The launch of the new Drive Thru at the end of June will bring 20 new jobs to the region, with management and baristas being recruited locally through other Costa sites and the Job Centre.
Having launched its first Drive Thru in May 2011 in Nottingham, Costa has since added another four concept sites with the new store at Chester Deva Retail Park, Greyhound Park Rd, Chester marking the first opening of a Costa Drive Thru in the North West.
The new site will offer motorists coffee and food with internal and outdoor seating, park-up-and-go facility and a drive through counter. This will truly offer the regions drivers a chance to grab a coffee on-the-go at any time of the day.
Jon Ingram, Regional Manager for Costa in the North West said: “We are thrilled to be opening our first Costa Drive Thru store in Chester. As well as bringing new employment opportunities to the city, we feel this is a great opportunity to demonstrate the quality and passion that goes into every single cup of Costa’s coffee, all of which is hand-crafted by expert baristas.
“The Drive Thru will offer people the chance to relax and enjoy a great cup of coffee before continuing on with their journey − during the day or night.”
With over £300,000 invested in the new store, the team at Costa is looking forward to officially opening the doors to the public at the end of June.
Jon continued: “We have spent the last five months making sure that everything will be perfect for our launch day and look forward to the opportunity to become part of Chester’s community. We have a real passion for coffee and are excited by the chance to share this with our regions motorists.”
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Mark Hayward on 07731 752096 / email firstname.lastname@example.org
*Costa is the UK’s favourite coffee shop, having been awarded “Best Branded Coffee Shop Chain in the UK and Ireland" by Allegra Strategies for two years running (November 2010 & November 2011).
Costa was also named “Best Branded Coffee Chain in Europe” (Allegra Strategies November 2011).
Costa was founded by Italian brothers Sergio and Bruno Costa in 1971.
Just 1% of the world’s production of coffee is good enough for us to choose from. Only the very best 100% RFA certified coffee available can go into creating the unique taste and aroma of our Mocha Italia blend.
Costa is the nation's favourite coffee shop brand and has grown to become the sector leader within the UK and the second largest international coffee shop operator. At present the company has more than 2,000 stores in 25 countries: Bahrain, Bulgaria, China, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Egypt, Greece, Hungary, India, Jordan, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Montenegro, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of Ireland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Syria, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.
The Costa Foundation was set up in 2006 to give something back to the communities within the countries from which Costa sources its coffee beans. The Costa Foundation works with an independent charity partner, Charities Trust, and is operating under the auspices of Charities Trust’s registered charity number 327489. Costa Ltd is part of the Whitbread Group PLC.
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