La Vita Espresso

Coffee Shop & Coffee Cart Catering
La Vita Espresso – Minneapolis

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La Vita Espresso is your one-stop, full-service coffee catering company that has been serving the Twin Cities since 1995!  We are more than just coffee! We provide any service that you’d find at your neighborhood coffee shop but we do it at your location! This includes: coffee cart catering, smoothie catering, gelato catering, hot cocoa bar and hot chocolate catering, tea service and more!

Whether it’s a corporate meeting, employee appreciation, graduation party, a casual get together or an elegant formal occasion, La Vita Espresso has the expertise and equipment to provide you with your own personal full-service coffee shop at your next event!

Our baristas excellent standards, professional equipment and outgoing personalities will make your special event a memorable one!

Our services are ideal for any event!

  • Weddings
  • Graduation Parties
  • Business meetings and training sessions
  • Employee Appreciation
  • Client Appreciation
  • Sales Presentations
  • Holiday Parties
  • Birthdays
  • Anniversaries
  • Corporate Events
  • Religious functions & youth groups
  • School Dances
  • Bar Mitzvah & Bat Mitzvah
  • …and any other special event!

Ripples Coffee Experience

Personalize your drinks with custom logos, images and text!

The Ripples Coffee Printer

Watch the video above to see how it works and then ask us about bringing this awesome new technology to your event!

Would you really like to impress your guests?  Are you promoting your brand or product?  How would you like to have your initials or photos printed on top of the coffees for your guests at your wedding reception?  Want to show off the mascot of your high school or the college you are headed off to?

With our new Ripples coffee art – you can do all of this!  Your guests can even send us pictures they have on their phones and in just a few moments that picture will be on their coffee!

How does this work?  Using the latest internet of things technology, we can print any photo, logo, image or text on top of your coffee!  This food-safe printing technology uses coffee oils as the ink and doesn’t alter the taste of the beverage at all.

Options available for the Ripples Experience include:

  • Ripples Web App Experience
    • Your guests can scan a QR code with their phones at our coffee cart (no downloads required!) and instantly have any photo on their phone applied to the top of their drink in just a few seconds!
  • Custom Web Portal
    • Using the same QR code option above, your guests can be greeted by a custom web portal featuring you, your company or special event! You can select the images your guests can print or let them choose their own or create a custom message! The picture shown here is a sample of a custom web portal your guests will be greeted with when they scan your events custom QR code! Everything shown in this image can be customized for the ultimate branding experience!
    • Watch this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1Yw9GBfA8g to see how we can customize your web portal! Don’t worry about the design aspects of this – we will take care of this for you. This video just shows you what we can do from our backend of the Ripples Maker.
  • Logo  & Design Options
    • We will send you directions and templates to design your own image, text or logo.  You then send us the file so we can add it to your drinks.

Contact Us

We cater events 7 days a week but have limited office hours at times.

  • Monday – Friday
    • Telephone office hours: 8am – 5pm
  • Saturday & Sunday
    • No office hours

Please call us at 612-746-3975 and listen to the menu options carefully!

If you call and we don’t answer, we are likely out of the office catering an event. Please leave a message or contact us via our contact form.

Thank you!

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