Awards & Media Features
Singapore National Latte Art Championship (2018/2019)
Our Co-Founder, Ang Swee Heng, participated in SNLAC 2018 & 2019 to showcase our expertise and clinched 4th place for Signature Latte Art & Cup Tasters!
Vitasoy Barista Challenge 2019
Our Co-Founder Ang Swee Heng & Barista Nicole participated in Vitasoy Barista Challenge to pit their skills against some of the best barista artists in Singapore. Swee Heng clinched First Runner Up for Signature Beverage & Latte Art!
Food & Hotel Asia Latte Art Showdown 2018
(Regional - South East Asia)
Our Co-Founder Ang Swee Heng & Barista Nicole participated in FHA 2018 that challenged the baristas in an on-demand performance and clinched First Runner Up in 2018!
NUS RAG & FLAG DAY 2019
10 August 2019
The Coffee Roaster is extremely honoured to share our brand story and present a Latte Art Showcase of our award-winning Merlion design to President Mdm Halimah Yacob, Prof Tan Eng Chye (NUS President) and Prof Ho Teck Hua (NUS Provost).
This has also been featured on Channel 8 and Vasantham.
Video Feature For Graduating Class of 2019
by NUS Business School, 16 Jul 2019
Capturing the story of TCR Founder and NUS Business School Alumni Mr Ang Swee Heng, as well as his original Latte Art design for the graduating class of 2019.
by Amanda Ng, 30 Mar 2019
The Coffee Roaster: How One Man’s Devotion To Coffee Went From Opening A Cafe To Conducting 100 Pax Workshops
“It was enjoyable how the team at The Coffee Roaster made the experience so personal and one can’t help but feel all warm and fuzzy from the welcoming atmosphere."
The Best of You
CEO Swee Heng shares the stories of The Coffee Roaster, from the initial struggles to what the company has achieved today.
“When we are going through challenging situations, we may have to endure extended periods of hardships. But always remember, difficult roads lead to beautiful destinations."
SME Biz-Innovation Summit 2017
21 November 2017
As opening speaker, CEO Ang Swee Heng shares the TCR Story as well as business insights he gained as a young entrepreneur.
"How you define yourself shapes your perspective, which determines the actions and strategies you take.
You need to constantly redefine yourself to stay relevant."
by Samantha Tay, 27 September 2017
Feature article on the inspiring coffee journey of The Coffee Roaster.
"When customers have their first sip, it gives them a sense of certainty and confidence that they are now ready to start the day."
The Straits Times
by Yuen Sin, 5 June 2017
CEO Ang Swee Heng shares the coffee philosophy of The Coffee Roaster with readers of The Straits Times.
Our philosophy is to deliver "specialty coffee and make it affordable and accessible."