barista, home barista, coffee enthusiast, consultant, supplier
Where are you located? ( City and Country )
Seattle, WA, Houston/Austin, TX
How many years have you been in the industry?
10 or so.
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.
growing every day...
What cities or countries are you interested in traveling to?
Mecca, Egypt, Spain, Syria, Amsterdam
About My Company:
Visions Espresso Service=the brainchild of Pat and Dawn Loraas. I started slang'n the beans back in 1996. The era of Clintons second term, $1.22 for a gallon of gas, and Tupac was still alive. I moved to Seattle in 2002. Drifted from Seattle coffee shop to coffee shop. After i chose to take a break from school I met Klif @ Visions. Started in 2008. Been in love ever since.
What is your favorite thing about the coffee industry?
Hey Samir, I noticed you are now a member of Austin Coffee People . . . welcome! If you're going to be in town on March 28th, stop by Caffe Medici on the drag for a throwdown. More info is in the events page, or at www.saturdaynightsmackdown.blogspot.com. Hope to see you there, and if not, maybe scooting around town?
I don't remember that I sent out our product introduction mail to you company or not, bcz we are now promoting a unique product called, "Donut Dripper" from Japan. You may see couple of pictures on my page.
This dripper has been well received from the popular specialty coffeehouse in Los Angeles and New YorK. They are now planing to use this dripper at store as well as selling the product at store.
Mr. James Hoffmann 2007, WBC champion also really liked this product too.
Since the Japanese yen are still strong vs $, the price may little high, but if you have an interest, I can send it for your trial as free.
Please let's me know.
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