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Starting a Coffee Shop

Started by Stephen Oladokun Jan 26, 2017. 0 Replies

HelloMy 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 to the whole coffee all things coffee;  the only think I knew…Continue

Origin Trip to my farm in Dota, Costa Rica in January 2015

Started by Matias Zeledon Sep 27, 2014. 0 Replies

Hello, everybody!  Here is something to consider if you agree with me that business is getting tougher by the day:  You need to get ahead of your competition. We are once again working on our Origin…Continue

Tags: to, earth, farm, down, rica

Employee Manual

Started by Michael Canton. Last reply by sandy hughes Feb 8, 2014. 4 Replies

I'm opening in November and want to make sure my employees know exactly what is expected of them from the first day we open. Do any owners/managers have an employee handbook that they use/trust? Not…Continue

Two Group or 3? What are the defining factors?

Started by Dav. Last reply by Mike McGinness Nov 8, 2011. 7 Replies

Hi All, I've been collating information for my coffee shop (still a few months away). I have to decide whether to go for a 2 group or a 3 three group. When looking at the literature, the 2 groups…Continue

POS System

Started by clint newlan. Last reply by Michael B. Oct 16, 2011. 11 Replies

I'm looking for a POS system for a cafe, any thoughts on pro's and con's of what's out there?

Web Shopping Carts: Shopify or Custom?

Started by David Myers. Last reply by Matias Zeledon Aug 26, 2011. 1 Reply

For those of you selling on-line, are you using a custom built cart, an off the rack cart, or one of the cloud based carts like Shopify? We are looking at cost/customization vs. monthly fees in…Continue

Trip to origin in Dota/Costa Rica

Started by Matias Zeledon Aug 1, 2011. 0 Replies

Hello, fellow coffee shop owners! I would like to invite you to our Coffee Course, from Seed to Green in Dota/Costa Rica. The course is 7 days long, from Sunday to Saturday, and is totally hands on,…Continue

Tags: rica, dota, costa, course, origin

Mazzer Robur conical burrs

Started by Paul Tostberg. Last reply by Flavia Celidonio Pogliani Oct 30, 2010. 1 Reply

What the usefull life of a set of Mazzer Robur conical burrs? I was told it was 1,600 lbs. but just replaced them after 1,200 lbs. due to typical signs of burr fatigue. A bit disappointing but mainly…Continue

Measuring Syrups

Started by Sue Harnly. Last reply by Jordan Jed Oct 29, 2010. 2 Replies

Hi all,I would appreciate any information or opinions my fellow coffee mates have regarding measuring syrups for espresso drinks. I use Torani syrups and have used the pumps but didnt find them very…Continue

How To Handle Snobbish Coffee Shop Employees- Amusing!

Started by Ken Idskou. Last reply by christopher myers Jul 4, 2010. 8 Replies

The following is an article (author unknown) from that I found to be humorous.  You may not find it to be that way.  Oh well. How To Handle…Continue

Tags: espresso, latte, employess, shop, coffee

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Comment by sabrina on April 20, 2008 at 9:07pm
Hello- looking for tips on how to reduce staling of pastries. (besides the obvious- cutting back on quantity as we speak.)(grin)
Comment by Becky on March 26, 2008 at 8:06am
I everyone! New to the coffee business. In the beginning stages of opening a coffee shop and super excited about it. Any advice would be quite welcome!

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