Kribi Coffee Company, a local, sustainable, and Black-owned coffee company, is proud to announce the grand opening of its flagship location on July 29th. This milestone event marks a turning point in the coffee industry as Kribi Coffee Air Roastery disrupts traditional roasting practices and redistributes wealth back to hardworking farmers that grow coffee beans. The company’s commitment to uplifting unheard voices and creating a brighter future extends to supporting local organizations like Tutoring Chicago and Center on Halsted.

Located in the heart of Downtown Oak Park, the new flagship location showcases Kribi Coffee Company’s dedication to creating a culture for coffee that is roasted on demand, custom to your likings, and ready in minutes. At Kribi Coffee Company, coffee is not just a beverage; it’s a catalyst for change. Through their unique air-roasting method, which surpasses traditional and outdated roasting techniques, Kribi Coffee Company delivers a smooth and non-harsh taste that is unparalleled in the market. This innovative approach unlocks the full potential of each bean, resulting in a coffee experience that is rich, flavorful, and distinct. Every sip tells a story of quality, craftsmanship, and social responsibility.

The grand opening event will be a celebration of community, culture,& exceptional coffee. Guests can expect outstanding food & beverages, all made in-house at Kribi’s new coffee bar. Interactive demonstrations on the air-roasting process will provide insight into the meticulous craftsmanship behind every cup. Additionally, guests will have the opportunity to sip on one of Kribi Coffee’s exclusive coffee blends. The event will also feature a diverse range of specialty coffees grown directly from the farms, showcasing the unique flavors & characteristics of different regions. To enhance the vibrant atmosphere, Kribi Coffee Company will feature live African-inspired DJ music, adding a rhythmic & energetic ambiance to the space. An artist popup will be available, showcasing local artwork that guests can purchase, providing an opportunity to support & appreciate the talent within the community.

“We are thrilled to invite the community to experience our flagship location and join us on this journey of coffee transformation,” said Jacques Shalo, Kribi Coffee Company’s CEO/Founder. “At Kribi Coffee, we go beyond serving exceptional coffee. We are committed to creating positive change and supporting local organizations that share our vision for a brighter future.”

In addition to offering an exceptional coffee experience, Kribi Coffee’s flagship location will serve as a hub for educational workshops, community engagement programs, & collaborations with local artists & artisans. By cultivating a vibrant & inclusive space, Kribi Coffee Company aims to foster a sense of belonging & empower the community to make a difference. Join Kribi Coffee Company in celebrating the grand opening of their flagship location on July 29th from 6-9PM and embark on the ultimate coffee journey that transcends boundaries and uplifts communities.

For more information about Kribi Coffee, its mission, and upcoming events, please visit or follow on all socials with @kribicoffee.

Kribi Coffee – Albion Oak Park 149 Forest Ave, Oak Park, IL 60301