phillip benningfield
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  • Salida, CO
  • United States
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cafe dawn in Salida, Colorado

Started this discussion. Last reply by phillip benningfield May 13, 2010. 0 Replies

cafe dawn is celebrating our two year anniversary and were named Best Coffee two years in a row and Best Baristas in Salida's Best of contest. Our shop prides itself on exceptional service and…Continue

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What is your position in the coffee industry?
barista, manager, coffee shop owner, barista trainer, coffee enthusiast, industry professional, consultant
Where are you located? ( City and Country )
salida colorado usa
How many years have you been in the industry?
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.
i am a devout and overly enthusiastic barista and author of coffee articles and a coffee culture book named The Dark Roast. This insightful collection of coffee culture stories is a must read for any barista and/or coffee enthusiast. Available in 2010. Please contact me for details.
What cities or countries are you interested in traveling to?
Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Italy
About Me:
I have been a barista over 12 years and now own a shop in a small mountain town...I am an avid rock climber and author of five outdoor guides and a lucky husband with a beautiful wife who luckily for me does all the books!
About My Company:
We define service! A properly extracted shot of espresso is only part of the equation and we are very fortunate to have exceptional employees who care about crema and rosettas and are nice and accomodating to our clientele.
What is your favorite thing about the coffee industry?
Your kidding right? Espresso (caffiene) of course.

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barista and coffee culture book

Posted on August 6, 2012 at 4:46pm 0 Comments

the world is full of many fine barista and the culture they define...a new book entitled The Dark Roast will be available this upcoming Christmas 2012...see the inner workings of busy coffeehouses and the odd happenings of the worldwide coffee culture...all written by a well-versed barista of nearly 20 years!…


to baristas and customers who want to read about coffee culture

Posted on February 24, 2010 at 5:06pm 0 Comments

The Dark Roast is a collection of true and informative anecdotes about the coffee world we all love. As a barista of 13 years, having worked in a handful of shops and drank espresso in hundreds of shops, I have made it my mission to bring the culture and finer elements of coffee drinking to the world. The Dark Roast makes for interesting reading and can be used to know the ins and outs of real coffeeshops throughout the U.S. If you are an attentive barista or simply an appreciative or curious… Continue

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