barista, manager, barista trainer, coffee roaster, home barista, coffee enthusiast
Where are you located? ( City and Country )
How many years have you been in the industry?
Approx. 10 years
If you are a barista or shop, are you interested in a barista exchange with another coffee shop/barista?
Tell us more about your coffee shop or barista skills.
Our shop has been roasting longer than anyone in our area. We take pride in educating our baristas, and customers with bean characteristics, latte art, etc.
What cities or countries are you interested in traveling to?
Australia, European countries. Ethiopia.
Inside U.S.- NYC, Philadelphia, LA.
Well this is more about me personally, and has nothing to do with the shop... Hi, my name's Matt.
I spend a lot of time in front of my turntables, mixing hip hop and funk mostly. Married to another Barista/ manager at a competitor. We're kind of nerdy...
About My Company:
Like I mentioned above, we've been roasting for a number of years. We opened a 2nd shop back in Sept. of 08, in which I got my own shop, and my own staff. We don't have a roaster at the new shop, however we are looking into it. Damn, i miss the smell...
What is your favorite thing about the coffee industry?
The interaction between people. We have a wide range of customers. Rich, poor, black, white, you name it. Our shop brings our community together for a cup of coffee.
Didn't see that you all were in SD. It's good to know of a place to stop for a carefully crafted cup of coffee when traveling from Portland to my wife's family in Michigan this summer. I'll make it a point to come by!
Sorry for my confusion. We have a vegan bakery here in Portland also named Black Sheep.
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