ANACORTES, WA — Swinomish Casino & Lodge has partnered with an Anacortes-based coffee company, Moka Joe, to bring a full service coffee stand to the property.
The Moka Joe coffee stand is set to open February 24, 2017 and will be located just outside the Wa Walton Event Center between the casino and the lodge. The stand will offer drip coffee, espresso drinks, tea, pastries, sandwiches, salads and more. Hours will run from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, with extended hours of operation on event nights.
Swinomish Casino & Lodge General Manager Dallas Widmark is excited about the expansion project and the decision to partner with Moka Joe.
“There are a lot of reasons why we’re excited about this partnership. Our guests love the coffee, our team members love the coffee, and their coffee is 100 percent organic, fair trade and sustainably grown. They’re a local business run by a great group of people,” Widmark said.
Moka Joe manager Amanda Mendum is looking forward to operating a full service coffee bar at the property. “We’re eager to cultivate our relationship with the Swinomish Casino and Lodge, everyone has been extremely welcoming,” Mendum said.
The Moka Joe coffee collection can be viewed and purchased online at www.mokajoe.com. Updates on the coffee stand’s opening date will be available through the Swinomish Casino & Lodge’s Facebook page.
About Swinomish Casino & Lodge
Surrounded by natural beauty on all sides, the Swinomish Casino and Lodge overlooks the Padilla Bay Reserve and offers breathtaking views of the Swinomish Channel, San Juan Islands and Mount Baker. Owned and operated by the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, descendants of groups originating in the Skagit and Samish River valleys and surrounding coastal areas and islands, Swinomish Casino & Lodge is a full-service entertainment destination, including a 98-room luxury lodge, a 9,000 square-foot multipurpose event center, and a casino featuring Las Vegas-style gaming with over 800 of the latest slot titles and table games, including Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Pai Gow and Keno. For more information, please visit SwinomishCasinoandLodge.com.
About Moka Joe
Moka Joe opened for business in 2002 and is a family operated coffee roaster located on South March Point Road in Anacortes, WA. Using sustainable, organic, fair trade coffee from farms around the globe, Moka Joe roasts in small batches to ensure that every roast brings out the perfect nuances and excellent flavors. Moka Joe’s mission is to bring their customers the freshest cup of coffee while creating a career path for their employees.