While you sit, sip, and savor the rich, silky flavor of the espresso at one of our cafés, a team of coffee experts are working on future roasts at their facility in downtown Atlanta.

Batdorf & Bronson, originally founded in 1986, prides itself on producing and distributing their product through a genuine interest in the craft, and strong relationships - a reciprocal effort for all parties involved.

“It’s a lot of relationship coffee where we’re dealing directly with the farmers. And by getting involved directly, it’s for the benefit of both of us. Better prices for them, occasional help and assistance financially when needed. And for us, it means better coffee. More special coffee that you can’t just fi...

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The time has come to officially welcome guests into our brand new café in Texas!

It's been such a thrill meeting curious Plano and Dallas-area passersby as this location has come to life — from building the structure and perfecting the arched windows, to hanging chandeliers and mounting the gold ‘Café Intermezzo’ letters above the entryway...

Each detail within the process has been executed with thoughtful purpose and intent for our guests’ thorough enjoyment, and interacting with those who will eagerly fill the seats is truly fulfilling.

Teaming with those part of the Shops at Legacy team has been a delight, and we’re excited at the welcome we’ve received within this development's beautiful...

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The month of love -- and therefore, the month of 'sweets' -- is upon us!

To celebrate all that is rosy, we created a new adult beverage that is refreshing and well-balanced in its sweetness, tang, and strength.

Say hello to the 'Mezzo Rose.'

This gin-based martini is specially engineered for February as it's accompanied by a light, house-made rose syrup. Pomegranate and lemon add a fruity zing, while a touch of St. Germain keeps it crisp.

Finished with a splash of bubbly, this specially-featured drink is simply made for celebration.


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Written and published by: Atlanta Jewish Times on January 3, 2018

"Hadassah Greater Atlanta ( held its 2017 Centennial Leadership Institute graduation and installed its 2018 officers at Café Intermezzo in Dunwoody on Dec. 10.

Linda Hakerem and Michele Weiner-Merbaum, Hadassah Greater Atlanta’s leadership vice presidents, officiated at the graduation and the installation. They were the 2017 facilitators for CLI, which is designed to bring knowledge, leadership skills and passion to Hadassah."


Sheila Dalmat, who was installed as the Atlanta president for a second term, explained why each attendee was given a rose: “Roses are beautiful, fragrant and remind us of celebrations of life and love. Roses also have thorns, need care (pruning/cutting) and feeding (water and food) to achieve their full beauty. Let’s always nurture our souls and care for our needs and the needs of others so that we can celebrate with full, beautiful roses.”

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Friendships can mean the world, in life and in business. And as we finish the building of our newest location in the Dallas/Plano area, we’re thrilled to have one of our longtime friends working behind-the-scenes on a piece so special to what Intermezzo provides.

Jesse Orozco, owner of Orozco Espresso in Southern California, has known our founder, Brian Olson, since before Café Intermezzo first opened its doors in 1979. Brian and Jesse met while both working for a Los Angeles-based company called American Best Coffee, which imported espresso machines and pasta machines from Italy.

Now, forty years later, Jesse remains ‘the guy’, the craftsman...the artist, for the building of our machines.

“We’re retro-f...

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The holidays may be over, but the experience of sipping on something delicious doesn't have to be.

Because we believe in that idea fully, we've created a dessert-in-a-glass-style drink that is sure to please the taste buds. We left the task up to one of our trusted bartenders, Justin, and we believe he concocted a scrumptious addition to the beverage book!

Introducing, the 'Tiramisu Martini.'


A rum liquor base delivers a ladyfinger-like taste; a principal element of classic Tiramisu.


Half a shot of espresso gives a rich, coffee flavor without overwhelming the senses.


Accompanying liqueurs make for a full Tiramisu-like taste, while a little bit of cream rounds out the flavors. Topped with a swirl of schlag (whipped cream) and a sprinkle of cocoa...delighting in the 'Tiramisu Martini' is an experience sure to be remembered.

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It's a joy to feature lovely words written by those who choose to dine with us and share about their experience with others.

Below, a blog written by the publication Trips to Discover.

'Cafe Intermezzo Boasts Atlanta’s Best European Cakes & Coffee'

Written by: Karyn Wofford of 'Trips to Discover'

December 7, 2017

Cafe Intermezzo, which means a “café intermission” from the daily grind, was inspired in 1971 when the founder traveled to his home country of Germany. He discovered an abundance of quaint bakeries, also known as “Konditorei,” as well as the traditional “Europäische Kaffeehaus,” or European Coffeehouse. Europeans use these places as an escape, and Cafe Intermezzo has been design...

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“What’s in a name?” said Juliet to Romeo in the classic Shakespearian tale.

Well, at Café Intermezzo, the answer is a lot.

The combination of the words “café” and “intermezzo” were chosen and combined with great purpose by President/Founder Brian Olson. Together, they describe the core essence of what this coffeehouse aims to provide customers, both in physical and experiential offering.

“‘Intermezzo’ is an Italian word that was created for the opera. And it means, literally, ‘intermission’…something between two points,” Brian explained.

“The use of ‘intermezzo’ in our case was to create the reality that someone could come in ...

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Turkish coffee: You might’ve seen or heard about it, while being left to wonder what it is exactly.

This historic Arabic caffeinated beverage has roots that trace back 400 years. Theories vary about the particulars of its coming into being. But, it is known that coffee bean-based experiments at the Sultan’s palace spawned it’s origination. At the time, mortar-ground coffee was boiled in a pot called a ‘cezve.’

As people outside the Ottoman empire eventually learned of the concept, the selling of it became big business in Turkey…and its preparation wasn’t solely for consumption. The process, however, was regarded as a special event; a cherished tradition.

Similar to the way Café Intermezzo ha...

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The wreaths are hung, decorative "Santa" sits above the pastry displays, and Christmas music charms the ears. The holiday spirit is alive at each Café Intermezzo location!

But we've got more to indulge your festive desires than decorations...

For an exclusive period of time, a long-beloved holiday flavor takes center stage through both the 'Peppermint Bliss' cheesecake and the 'Peppermint Bark In A Glass' martini.

Try either...or both! You will not leave disappointed :)


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