Meghan Belnap's Blog (17)

5 Tips to Making the Inside of Your Cafe Comfortable for Customers in All 4 Seasons

Your cafe is going to be a sanctuary of serenity and a cathedral of comfort to many of your customers. However, before your customers can experience these delightful sensations, you must first design your cafe to offer comfort all year round. Here are five tips for making the inside of your cafe comfortable for customers in all four seasons.

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Added by Meghan Belnap on September 20, 2018 at 2:35pm — No Comments

5 Tips to Making the Inside of Your Cafe Comfortable for Customers in All 4 Seasons

Your cafe is going to be a sanctuary of serenity and a cathedral of comfort to many of your customers. However, before your customers can experience these delightful sensations, you must first design your cafe to offer comfort all year round. Here are five tips for making the inside of your cafe comfortable for customers in all four seasons.

Seating

A…

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Added by Meghan Belnap on September 20, 2018 at 2:34pm — No Comments

5 Types of Contractors You Want to Have by Your Side When Opening Your Cafe

The opening of your new café will be filled with smiling faces, the smell of coffee, and possible malfunctions that will occur at the absolute worst time. Take a proactive step towards fixing these potential disasters by keeping the information of these five types of contractors by your side.

Commercial Electrician

During the course of your business, an…

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Added by Meghan Belnap on August 30, 2018 at 1:19pm — No Comments

4 Things That Will Help Get Your Cafe Business Venture off the Ground

Opening up a cafe means that you can bring those thoughts and dreams in your mind into reality. When you want to make sure that the business has a high chance of succeeding, you’ll implement some important techniques.

Find an Angle

Regardless of whether you live in a rural area filled with farms, a chic suburban spot with boutique stores or a bustling…

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Added by Meghan Belnap on August 7, 2018 at 2:23pm — 1 Comment

How to Create a Profit and Loss Statement Before Opening a Cafe

A profit and loss statement is an excellent financial tool that you may use to determine overall profitability during a specific time period. While you may use this tool for personal use, you may also need to prepare a profit and loss when you apply for a loan or for other purposes. These are the essential steps to take to prepare a profit and loss…

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Added by Meghan Belnap on July 12, 2018 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

5 People You Want to Have on Call When Opening Your Cafe

Running a café requires more forethought and planning than people may realize. While acquiring essential furniture and equipment for the café are your top priorities, it’s also essential to acquire a list of trusted service professionals whom you can call upon when your café experiences a technical issue.

Plumber

Although most people associate a café…

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Added by Meghan Belnap on June 19, 2018 at 4:38pm — 1 Comment

How to Save Your Cafe's Inventory if the Power Goes out

Taking care of your inventory when the power goes out requires a little preparation. This may not be something every cafe owner considers, but the risk is still there. Taking some of the following suggestions to keep your inventory safe is smart.

Prepare Your…

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Added by Meghan Belnap on May 21, 2018 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Coffee Collective: How to Expand Your Cafe to a New Location

Most businesses have humble beginnings, but most owners want to grow. You probably were not expecting your cafe to grow this quickly, but now you are ready to expand your business to a new location. This represents a big step for your business, and you can make the right moves with the following…

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Added by Meghan Belnap on May 18, 2018 at 1:49pm — No Comments

5 Things You Don't Want to Forget When You Open a Coffee Shop

Owning your own small business is a dream that many people share. When you are looking to start your own business, one great option would be to open your own coffee shop. This can be a great business for anyone that loves coffee and dealing with people on a regular basis. While owning a coffee shop can be a great business idea and career path, it can come with its own…

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Added by Meghan Belnap on April 13, 2018 at 9:51am — No Comments

Low Light: How to Create the Perfect Ambiance for Your Cafe

The ambiance is critical in any dining venue. Just as you spend time crafting the perfect food and drink menu, selecting the décor and choosing the music for your café, you also need to set the mood with the right lighting. Each café has a different desired ambiance, and this ambiance may even change depending on the time of day. There are various ways to control the…

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Added by Meghan Belnap on March 28, 2018 at 10:13am — No Comments

Grand Opening: 4 Steps to Getting Your Cafe Ready for Business

Getting a cafe ready for a grand opening is a time-consuming process, but this work should prove quite rewarding. Still, there is a lot to pay attention to before you open those doors. The following are four steps you need to take before…

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Added by Meghan Belnap on March 22, 2018 at 11:42am — No Comments

3 Ways Your Cafe Can Avoid a Write-Up from a Health Inspector

When the health inspector visits your café, you may understandably feel overwhelmed with stress. The inspector’s findings can play a major role in your ability to maintain a solid reputation in the community and to turn a profit. After all, local residents will avoid your venue if low ratings are published. If conditions are very poor, the inspector could even force…

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Added by Meghan Belnap on February 26, 2018 at 12:09pm — No Comments

Smooth Tasting: How to Find the Best Coffee Flavors for Your at-Home Java Station

Do you not have the bankroll to justify going to a coffee shop every day but also find home brewing to be tedious and not flavorful enough? Don’t fall into the trap of thinking all coffee is made alike. There are so many flavors out there for you to try. If you don’t know where to start, this guide will help.

Consider Your Tastes

When you’re at a coffee…

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Added by Meghan Belnap on February 21, 2018 at 2:11pm — No Comments

Coffee 101: 3 Essentials to Not Forget When Opening a Cafe

The world runs on coffee. Regardless of your country or culture, coffee plays a major role in your daily life. If you’ve decided to capitalize on this flourishing market by opening a café, here are three essential items you cannot forget.

Commercial Refrigeration

Regardless of the types of coffee your café will offer, whether it be lattes or drip coffee,…

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Added by Meghan Belnap on January 9, 2018 at 12:22pm — No Comments

5 Things to Remember When Opening Your Coffee Shop

Opening a coffee shop is a wonderful way to contribute the local community all kinds of great refreshments and a homey atmosphere. However, while coffee shops might seem relaxing, they require plenty of work to get off the ground. Here are five things to remember when opening your coffee shop.

Good Location

Location, location, location. It’s absolutely…

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Added by Meghan Belnap on December 27, 2017 at 10:21am — No Comments

Starting Your Own Coffee Shop? 5 Major Things Not to Forget

Opening a coffee shop is a terrific way to run a business and get regular customers. The best coffee shops are intimate, friendly, and above all else, serve great coffee. You’ve likely been in countless coffee shops that make it look easy. While running a coffee shop can be highly enjoyable, it’s not something you can do in your sleep (without coffee!). Here are five…

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Added by Meghan Belnap on December 8, 2017 at 9:45am — No Comments

Coffee Talk: 5 Most Popular Brewing Methods That Don't Break the Bank

Coffee is the beverage often known as the fuel of America’s engine of productivity. It’s not only the breakfast drink of choice, it is also the post-dinner favorite for millions, often substituting for sweet, high-calorie desserts. The brewing of coffee has experienced a number of evolutions over the years. Here are just a few of the ways that individuals use to make…

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Added by Meghan Belnap on November 28, 2017 at 7:23am — No Comments

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