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4 Benefits of Starting a Food Truck for Your Café

Despite the fact that you have a successful cafe on your hands, you’re someone who loves to challenge yourself. You want to see just what else you can do to bring in some profit and business to your cafe. One of the ideas that you should consider is having a food truck. Not only are food trucks becoming widely successful but they also bring…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on May 21, 2019 at 11:10am — No Comments

Tidy Cafe: How Smart Entrepreneurs Maintain a Cleanly Coffee Shop

Cleanliness is always desirable. Life in a squeaky-clean home can feel amazing. Working in a bright and pristine setting can feel just as incredible. If you’re an entrepreneur who has a coffee shop that’s your own, then you need to emphasize the value of optimal cleanliness and order. Customers don’t want to visit coffee shops that are dirty or…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on May 20, 2019 at 8:33am — No Comments

Branch out of the Norm: 4 Ways to Make Your Cafe Stand Out

With the world so full of coffee-lovers, many entrepreneurs consider the idea of starting their own cafe to be particularly profitable. However, in most cities, cafes are a dime a dozen. In order to make these businesses profitable, these cafe owners need to think out of the box to make their businesses stand out. Keep reading for four ways to…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on May 20, 2019 at 8:22am — No Comments

4 Ways to Keep a Clean Kitchen Space in Your Café

How your cafe looks says a lot about you. Even though your kitchen space probably won’t be seen by your customers, you should still make it a point to keep it clean. It will allow your employees to be more efficient, and a clean space will ensure that you are able to provide your customers with healthy food. If you own a cafe, make sure you…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on May 8, 2019 at 9:42am — No Comments

Starting a Local Cafe? 4 Tips for Meeting Required Regulations

Starting a new café can be a tedious task, but having a solid plan will alleviate most obstacles new business owners face when opening a restaurant.

Business Plan

The most important step to opening a new business is to formulate a proper business plan as a guideline for the startup process.…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on April 23, 2019 at 11:58am — No Comments

How to Enjoy Coffee on Hot Days

Coffee is a great way to wake up your body when you’re having a rough morning start. It's also a drink that many people enjoy throughout the day as their tasty beverage of choice. If you're one of these people, you may be wondering about the best ways to enjoy coffee even on broiling hot summer days. Here are a few tips that can help you enjoy coffee…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on April 10, 2019 at 2:15pm — No Comments

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Can anyone tell me what is the best espresso machine on the cheaper end that's for espresso only?

Added by Niloy on April 3, 2019 at 8:17am — No Comments

3 Ways Small Restaurant Owners Can Compete with Chains

Chain restaurants have loyal patrons, a well-refined menu and name recognition. Many have large marketing budgets and are visible on TV, the Internet and billboards. In many markets, these restaurants are the primary competitors for privately-owned restaurants. Regardless of whether you are launching a new restaurant or you are struggling to bring customers into your established venue, you understandably need…

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Added by Kara Masterson on March 28, 2019 at 2:36pm — No Comments

Baristas are like Rock Stars, except for the part about the money.

You get the impression a lot money is being generated because of all the excitement created by baristas.  Yet, at the end of the day, baristas are paid very poorly with few opportunities to make any serious money.  Wouldn't it be great if baristas were able to make great income concurrently with their jobs.…

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Added by Allen Kimble Jr on March 28, 2019 at 8:00am — No Comments

4 easy ways to improve your office coffee

With all the options that can be taken to improve standard office coffee, it is certainly foolish to settle for overall bad quality. A cup or two of the hot beverage is said to improve productivity at work and raise focus levels in order to get more tasks done in the least amount of time. Unfortunately, most employees have complaints about…

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Added by Daniel Brown on March 8, 2019 at 4:39am — No Comments

3 Extras Every Modern Coffee Shop or Cafe Should Offer Customers

Regardless of where your coffee shop or café is located, you understandably need to remain competitive in a tight marketplace. Your customers may have at least a few other options in the vicinity, and they can always choose to drink coffee or tea at home or at work as well. You need to give them reasons to stop by your coffee shop or café specifically. In addition to providing amazing…

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Added by Kara Masterson on February 22, 2019 at 3:41pm — No Comments

How to Prepare a Perfect Cup of Coffee at the Office

It seems as if a great many workplaces have kitchens or break rooms where you just can’t get a cup of decent coffee. This is especially true for offices with long working hours and strict deadlines where people rely on coffee to keep them alert and awake. The coffee you can drink there is mediocre at best, and you’re left to daydream about a cup of…

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Added by Daniel Brown on January 25, 2019 at 6:23am — 1 Comment

Water-Logged Cafe? How Adept Managers Take Care of Serious Issues

Any type of water intrusion in your café can spell disaster for the health and safety of your business. The severity of the problem will determine your course of action. Here are some of the steps that you should take in order to tackle your more serious issues.

Investigate the Source

Determining the source of your flooding problem is…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on January 14, 2019 at 8:40am — No Comments

Cafe Renovation: How to Accommodate Customers When Remodeling

Commercial renovation can benefit businesses and all of their customers significantly. The remodeling process, however, can in many cases lead to temporary inconveniences. If you want to minimize customer hassles, then you need to make a number of essential accommodations. Remodeling projects don’t have to lead to anxiety, uncertainty and bewilderment…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on December 14, 2018 at 7:19am — No Comments

How Smart Entrepreneurs Maintain Their Cafe’s Finances

A part of being in business is how well you manage your financial picture. You can’t continue to operate without a steady stream of revenue. Here are some of the techniques that you can use to help you manage your cafe’s finances.

Manage Labor Costs

One of your largest expenses is likely going to be your labor costs. You have to take…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on December 14, 2018 at 7:18am — No Comments

Cafe Renovation: How to Accommodate Customers When Remodeling

Commercial renovation can benefit businesses and all of their customers significantly. The remodeling process, however, can in many cases lead to temporary inconveniences. If you want to minimize customer hassles, then you need to make a number of essential accommodations. Remodeling projects don’t have to lead to anxiety, uncertainty and bewilderment…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on December 5, 2018 at 3:15pm — No Comments

4 Pieces of Equipment Every Coffee Shop Needs to Upgrade

Coffee shops are beloved neighborhood establishments that draw in people from all walks of life. The calm lighting, cozy atmosphere, and scent of coffee coalesce into an inviting allure that keeps your coffee shop busy from dawn to dusk. Throughout the life of your coffee shop, you will have equipment that becomes too old to keep up with the demands of…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on November 30, 2018 at 9:44am — No Comments

How to Make Your Kitchen Your Favorite Coffee Shop, Cafe, and Diner

Cafés and diners have an uncanny ability to make you want to sit down and stay a while. The smell of the coffee brewing and the delicious food served at these establishments definitely help to create a welcoming environment. If you want to capture that same feeling for your own kitchen, there are a few additions you can purchase for your kitchen to make it feel like your favorite diner…

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Added by Kara Masterson on November 16, 2018 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Open for Business: 4 Ways to Make Your Cafe More Popular

Everyone loves visiting a favorite café for snacks or meals. As much as the food, however, is the camaraderie and social environment that customers enjoy when patronizing a local eatery or coffeehouse. If you have recently launched a café and want to boost business, try the following tips to make your place the local hotspot. 



Update Your Décor and…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on October 29, 2018 at 2:12pm — No Comments

A Secret to a Successful Café

Well-known cafés today seem to have a high volume of customers that frequent them on a daily basis, so it’s no wonder many entrepreneurs decide to give precisely this type of business a go. However, this endeavour demands that we tackle a lot of challenging aspects such as budgeting issues, location pursuit, staff hiring, selection of menu and inventory, and at last, smart branding. Let’s see in more detail what it takes to open and manage a successful café.…

A Secret to a Successful Café

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Added by Tracey Clayton on September 21, 2018 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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