Artem Coffee Opens in Mount Pleasant

Artem Coffee

Chef Darren Ho started his career at a young age working in the kitchens of his family’s Chinese restaurants. After leaving school he served a four-year apprenticeship at Burswood restaurant Alure then became head chef at North Perth cocktail bar The Classroom. Discovering a passion for coffee roasting, Ho and partner Tracey Koh travelled to Hawaii to learn the trade on a coffee farm, followed by Ho spending two years roasting at Toby’s Estate. The pair then launched Artem Coffee as a pop-up cart.

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Martin was born in England but now lives in Perth, Western Australia. He has a passion for breakfast, coffee, hot curries & fast food, and is a cat & Dalek person.

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