Jacob Casella's Discussions (94)

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"I have definitely run into similar situations. My advice, take it with a grain of sa…"

Jacob Casella replied Oct 9, 2013 to How do I handle a well-meaning know-it-all employee?

6 Oct 22, 2013
Reply by Jay Caragay

"I use the AMW-2000. Goes down to .1g, but can handle a whole portafilter, has a "no…"

Jacob Casella replied Aug 29, 2013 to Scale for Espresso Shots

2 Sep 20, 2013
Reply by Mark Hayward

"Agree with John, address it directly. Your staff feeling respected/not being creeped…"

Jacob Casella replied Jun 10, 2013 to Customer Issue

6 Jul 25, 2013
Reply by Jarod

"+1 Mike comments.  In your situation I would probably look for two pourovers, someth…"

Jacob Casella replied May 8, 2013 to Ideal way to make 100 cups of drip in 5 hours?

20 May 8, 2013
Reply by Jacob Casella

"Agreed.  Great tool, only downside is tendency to create lazy barista. A volumetric…"

Jacob Casella replied Apr 8, 2013 to Thoughts on the return of volumetrics?

6 Apr 9, 2013
Reply by Brady

"Check your cupping technique from A to Z- coffee to water ratio, grind setting, wate…"

Jacob Casella replied Jan 17, 2013 to cupping dilema

3 Jan 17, 2013
Reply by in2bean

"Keith & Brady have probably answered it (look into thicker gaskets, or new PFs),…"

Jacob Casella replied Jan 17, 2013 to Portafilters Askew

5 Jan 17, 2013
Reply by Brady

"While I get the desire to avoid ingrained bad habits, I would never say "don't hire…"

Jacob Casella replied Jan 7, 2013 to What to look for when hiring.

7 Jan 7, 2013
Reply by Caffeine

"When training, I focus on: Dosing correctly & consistently. Avoiding channeling…"

Jacob Casella replied Dec 26, 2012 to Can you tamp harder than 30lbs?

6 Dec 26, 2012
Reply by Mike Sabol

"Disclaimer: I haven't tested this very rigorously! Theory: Tamping pressure makes c…"

Jacob Casella replied Dec 26, 2012 to Can you tamp harder than 30lbs?

6 Dec 26, 2012
Reply by Mike Sabol


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