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Elaine, entreprenuer and cappuccino lover, grew up on a coffee plantation in Kenya, Africa and her family moved to other coffee-centric locations such as Teheran, Iran and Kuwait City, Kuwait before coming to America. Born in New Mexico, she loves Hawaii and met a farmer there and they opened Pacific Tradewinds Coffee (Now 107 Roasters) together in 2015. Elaine and Roaster husband, Roaster Dave, rebranded to 107 Roasters with their son in 2024. They love to Relate to their customers, Educate them how to have great coffee at home and to Caffienate them too!


She loves hot espresso drinks made of Bombay Bluebonnet or pour overs made from Swahili SixGun as her top picks. The Krackle is her favorite coffee-infused treat.

Favorite Song: Magic Carpet Ride by Steppenwolf

Elaine Owner
Roaster Dave


Coffee Roaster

Roaster Dave is 107 Roasters' Head Roaster! He's known for drinking americanos and pour overs. Dave and his roaster, Heisenberg (Loring Kestrel S35), cooks a legal stimulant known as “Caffeine” AKA coffee! Be sure to catch him giving roasting tours on weekends!


He likes americanos brewed with Bombay Bluebonnet, Hario V60 pour overs made with Swahili SixGun and talking your ear off about coffee

Favorite Song: Saturday in the Park by Chicago


Director of Beverages and Special Projects

Patrick “Beverage Beast” (Self Proclaimed) is the head of beverages, IT and quality assurance at 107 Roasters. He oversees the relationships among all of the shops and helps create drink recipes and blend recipes. He created TexaKona’s famous Journalist blend, FroJavas and many other tasty favorites. When he’s not swearing at printers, he’s on social media responding to fans and making sure all of the technology is working properly by restarting all the devices. He also enjoys consulting with cafe's on their menus design


I love keeping it cool with cold coffee drinks! When I'm not trying new drink ideas, I stick to iced lattes made from our Espresso Journey blend in the mornings and in the afternoons I'll warm things up with a pour over of our latest blends

Favorite Song: Ghosts N Stuff by Deadmau5

Patrick Beverage Beast
Roaster Rob


Director of Manufacturing

Roaster Rob is a 107 Roasters' roaster and head of manufacturing! He served in the U.S. Navy and he loves his americanos and pour overs plain as can be. He will treat himself occasionally with a “sweet drink” with a banana split when he wants to treat himself. Roaster Rob loves roasting with Dave and always ensures the coffees are roasted to perfection.


“Swahili Six Gun is my favorite but I love an americano with the Journalist blend too”


Head Barista

Tom joined 107 Roasters as a part time barista in 2023 and worked his way to the top! When he's not rocking out behind the bar, he's playing guitar in his Metalcore band, Scrape. 


“Pumpkin & Caramel in an iced latte is hard to beat”

Favorite Song: Black by Pearl Jam

Tom Barisa Photo
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