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I began my career in the specialty coffee industry as a part-time employee at an espresso drive-thru while attending college. Since that time, I have managed traditional coffeehouses, and coffee bars in gas stations, high end tobacco shops, and health food stores.
Prior to coming to Bellissimo, I managed a high profile coffeehouse in Seattle. During my tenure, sales at the coffeehouse nearly doubled and I gained a reputation as one of Seattle's best baristas. In 2002, I was voted "Best Barista in West Seattle" by readers of the West Seattle Herald and one of "Seattle's Favorite Baristas" by the readers of the Seattle Times. In 2003, I became the Executive Director of the Seattle Barista Academy, where I was responsible for the design and implementation of the school's curriculum, in addition to daily operations. I believes strongly in the importance of quality coffee coupled with great customer service when building community between patrons and staff.
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hey jared! greetings from alaska :) i've got a few questions to run by you...
a. we puro cafe the machine on saturday nights and we're closed on sunday. should we be running shots directly after cleaning or is it better to properly purge the machine and run shots monday morning while getting the grind set?
also, what is your routine as far as closing down the machine each night? we're having some debates when it comes to leaving the screens on or removing them before back flushing or puro cafing and such. i have my own routine from previous jobs and i don't remember covering this with you so i just want to make sure i've got the right ideas.
i think that's all for now :D the shop has been doing well-- we're seeing a lot more business and now that it's warming up and we have about 14 hours of daylight, everyone is coming out of the woodwork...quite literally! the latte art is coming along too...i'm still working on widening the rings but i'm always having fun with it.
hope you are doing well and enjoying spring. nothing like drinking coffee at 6am on the porch swing this time of year haha thanks and i'll speak to you soon! -emily
Jared, I'll get ahold of Emily since she's the one who wrote down or remembers the questions we had at our staff meeting this past Sunday. I think you have Emily (insanemily is her barista name) in your "friends". When something's assigned to someone, I promptly set aside remembering details and just remember the overall! Our baker is out with mono or influenza and so I've been busy, busy, busy! Long 12,13 hour days baking. It just flies out the door with each cup of coffee!
Heather's name is Heather Norman. Thanks!
I have a girl friend up from LA this weekend and I'm taking her to Denali Park tomorrow - I've arranged for her to go dog mushing with my friends there - Jeff and Donna King. Jeff's won the Iditarod many many times. A fun day for sure. Then two dance workshops at the Courtyard (she's an instructor) Fri/Sat, a few other events and we're in for a fun weekend!
See you in the summer!???? It's a good year to come up, cruises, etc are cheap!
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