Recommendations for my customers for home espresso machines.....

Started by Sue Harnly in Equipment & Tech. Last reply by Chris Cockrell Jul 15. 21 Replies

I know that as a coffee shop owner, i might not want to recommend home espresso machines to my customers but they ask and I'd like to be more prepared to answer when they do.Home espresso machines are like stationary bikes or the old rowing…Continue

Tags: DYI, machine, espresso, Home

Home Roaster recommendations.

Started by Sue Harnly in Coffee & Roasting. Last reply by Chris Cockrell Jul 15. 1 Reply

I’m sure there have been many discussions about this but can anyone recommend a good home roaster for a beginner? Thanks!

Coffee Carts

Started by Alex Maes in Retail Coffee Business. Last reply by James Black Jul 15. 17 Replies

I was wondering if anyone on here has or can share any info regarding starting a coffee cart type buisness? I am currently a working barista, however the local shop which I work for is going under.  I plan to purchase the espresso machine and a…Continue

Tags: cart, coffee, espresso, mobile

Need help figuring out variable cost projections

Started by Michael Sedillo in Barista Exchanges & Travel Jun 14. 0 Replies

Hello all. It has been a long time since I have been on this site. Anyway, I am the process of opening a Cafe and Local Foods Shop as part of a social enterprise piece for a non profit in Albuquerque that uplifts local food systems and local food…Continue

For Sale coffee roaster Petroncini The crumb (briciolona) 2,5 kilo

Started by Thierry in Equipment & Tech Jun 3. 0 Replies

Coffee roaster Petroncini The crumb (briciolona) 2,5 kiloVery easy to install,A single plug of 230v or 110A single chimneyElectric heating with two new electrical resistancesWorks perfectly, in very good condition (not so use because only exhibition…Continue

1994 Diedrich IR-12 for Sale - Chicago

Started by Scott Taradash in Classifieds. Last reply by David Kock May 17. 3 Replies

Roaster was completely overhauled in 2016, then lightly used for 18 months in 2017 and 2018.  Set up for natural gas. Very clean and reliable.  Works perfectly.  No chaff fires.  Asking $17,000.Located in Chicago.  Call 312 498-7222 for info or more…Continue

Tags: IR12, Diedrich, Roaster, Coffee


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Chris Cockrell replied to Sue Harnly's discussion Recommendations for my customers for home espresso machines.....
" I bought mine and a nice grinder over 10 years ago and it is still going strong!  Love it.  If they are serious about espresso at home - this is my machine of choice!"
Jul 15
Chris Cockrell replied to Sue Harnly's discussion Home Roaster recommendations.
"Do you mean other than a nice popcorn popper?  That/s how I started and now I've had a coffee roasting, full espresso bar business for over ten years."
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James Black replied to Alex Maes's discussion Coffee Carts
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