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Barista Training Schools

I'm curious about folks' experiences with these training schools. How does it compare to the on-the-job training you get? (I gotta say, I'v…

Started by Samantha BakoLatest Reply

Economic Crunch: How Will It Affect Our Business?

I would love to hear what you think the repercussions of the economy will mean to the coffee industry. I have my inclinations and will sha…

Started by javaqueenLatest Reply

Independents and Consumer Reactions to Starbucks Closing Stores

I have been talking to a lot of people looking to open a coffee business, or are existing retailers already about the announcement that Sta…

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What to do about rowdy kids & their moms who allow it...?

So I'm new here and literally signed up just so I can get some advice on this topic. I own an pretty upscale coffee shop & craft beer/…

Started by Alyssa Anders

8 Aug 7
Reply by Dan Coppola

Nut Milk (almond, cashew, soy, etc) - In House Made?

We're wanting to switch to making all of our nut milks in house, as it's a huge growing trend, and when done right, a much better product a…

Started by Chris Hamm

4 Aug 7
Reply by Dan Coppola

Dbl Wall Hot Cups

Any favorite dbl wall hot cups instead of adding sleeves? We go back and forth. Also, favorite customized sleeve company?

Started by V lawhead

2 May 31
Reply by Olivia

Expresso Machine, Coffee maker and Cappucino maker

Hello everyone  Trust you are all having a good Sunday: Need some some insights and suggestions here. I am looking into getting equipment f…

Started by Stephen Oladokun

0 Apr 30

Barista Daily Report Log Book

Hello!I am working on creating a page for Baristas and Shift Leads to report daily operations. This is what I have so far: weather / events…

Started by Katherine

2 Apr 6
Reply by Katherine

NYC Networking

Hi, all! I run a hospitality agency associated with TrueBrew Coffee & Tea Outfitters that specializes in in-office speciality coffee a…

Started by Kate

0 Feb 23

Employee Handbooks and training

I am just curious if anyone uses employee hand books? I basically have a brand new crew only 1 original crew member who is family so she wi…

Started by Sheena Cameron

9 Feb 2
Reply by Katherine

Coffee Business

Hello My name is Stephen. I am very new to this site and this is my first discussion. Hope I ma posting in the right area. I am fairly new…

Started by Stephen Oladokun

0 Jan 25

Aspiring shop owner - any help appreciated

Hello,  I am brand-new to this, but thought I would put something out to see what feedback I could receive. I have enjoyed coffee, and the…

Started by Jeremy

4 Jan 13
Reply by Mason Salisbury

Opening a Coffee Catering Company

Does anyone have experience in opening a coffee catering company? What advice could you offer? I've catered in coffee before, but I'm not r…

Started by Molly Stokes

1 Jan 11
Reply by Branden Ashton


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