Emma Sturgis's Blog (34)

How to Design Your Coffee Shop to Be a Hangout Spot for Customers

Running a successful coffee shop is about a lot more than simply selling delicious drinks. That’s because neighborhood cafes have come to take on a consequential societal role. People expect to do much more than simply buy a drink at their local coffee shop. They also want…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on February 16, 2021 at 10:41am — No Comments

Maintaining the Quality of Your Restaurant Equipment

The equipment that your employees use to craft the delicious dishes for your customers are a vital asset to your overall business. When they're properly taken care of, they will last for a long time. However, when they're not well-maintained, they can break down prematurely and end up costing you a ton in replacement costs. Here are four tips that you should follow to properly maintain your restaurant equipment.…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on February 3, 2021 at 12:48pm — No Comments

Reasons to Add an Outdoor Patio for Your Coffee Shop

As a restaurant owner, you should always be on the lookout for ways to increase your total dining space. Not only do patrons enjoy being able to spread out, but more space also allows you to increase your overall capacity. More people in the restaurant at a time means more profits…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on February 2, 2021 at 9:17am — No Comments

Tips for Adding More Food Items to Your Cafe Menu

Running a cafe is a wonderful way to make a living. Not only do you get to spend your days in a relaxing environment surrounded by the enchanting aroma of coffee, but you’re also likely to make a decent profit. Americans love their coffee, and it seems cafes will stay as busy in…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on January 20, 2021 at 7:30am — No Comments

How to Improve Organization in Your Small Coffee Shop

Running a coffee shop means juggling between different issues such as bringing in enough customers and making sure that you always have employees on-time. However, another important issue is understanding how to organize a coffee shop correctly. Consider these steps to take when…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on November 16, 2020 at 11:00pm — No Comments

How to Give Your Coffee Shop an Industrial Look

Across the globe, coffee shops share some specific things in common. For instance, they present a cozy and inviting environment for coffee lovers. Thus, they offer an idyllic social hub. Despite the above traits, there are limitless options for giving your coffee shop an…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on July 31, 2020 at 8:56am — No Comments

Details to Consider to Help Make Your Coffee Shop Look Quaint and Unique

Many coffee shop owners struggle with increasing the amount of customers that come in every day. In order to gain customers, your coffee shop needs to have more than just coffee. You have to create…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on March 5, 2020 at 3:29pm — No Comments

How to Retain Your Coffee Shop Customers When the Weather Heats up Again

Once the outdoor temperatures start to rise, you might begin to notice that our coffee shop customers are dwindling. While your business is sure to drop a little bit during the hottest months of the year, there are a few simple and inexpensive steps that you can take to attract more customers to your coffee shop during the summer.

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Added by Emma Sturgis on February 19, 2020 at 12:38pm — No Comments

4 Reasons to Keep Your Cafe Visually Up-to-Date

If you want your cafe to be the local hotspot for working, hanging out, and checking in on social media, keeping it visually updated is one of the most important things you can do to keep customers coming back. If it's been a while since your cafe had an aesthetic update, here are four reasons why you should consider giving it a facelift.

Increase Walk-ins and Foot Traffic…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on February 18, 2020 at 10:51am — No Comments

How to Modernize Your Cafe Kitchen to Keep up With Coffee Trends

The National Coffee Association reports a staggering increase in the percentage of coffee drinkers. The rapid popularity of this seemingly magic potion affects several aspects of our lives. Coffee trends evolve season after season and year after year. The current list of available coffee brews and flavors is endless. It doesn’t end there. Who would have thought that coffee would one day have its very own aesthetic? Believe it or not, coffee is a mood. Modern…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on February 13, 2020 at 2:20pm — No Comments

4 Iced Coffee Drinks to Include on Your Menu

While a traditional coffee might still be served steaming hot, iced coffee is a trend that doesn’t seem to be slowing down. That means it’s long past time you included…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on January 30, 2020 at 2:09pm — No Comments

How to Create a Chill Atmosphere in Your Coffee Shop

If you run a coffee shop, you probably want to turn it into the type of place where people want to hang out, chat and sip coffee or other hot beverages. Right now, you might be happy with the beverages that you serve and other aspects of your coffee shop, but you might not…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on November 27, 2019 at 7:34am — No Comments

How to Choose the Most Successful Location for Your New Coffee Shop

Heading a brand new coffee shop can be an energizing and promising thing. If you're in the early stages of planning things, then you need to be as meticulous and thoughtful as possible. It's critical to put a lot of time into business location selection. You don't want to…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on October 25, 2019 at 7:48am — No Comments

4 Food Items to Introduce to Your Coffee Shop Menu

Coffee shops are great places to relax and enjoy superb conversations with interesting folks. They're also naturally terrific places to savor amazing caffeinated beverages and food items. If you're a coffee shop owner, then there are all sorts of food items that you may…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on October 21, 2019 at 8:13am — 1 Comment

New Coffee Shop Owner? 4 Maintenance Procedures You Might Not Have Thought Of

Running a new coffee shop can be a lot of fun. It's something that requires a lot of effort and work, though. If you want your new coffeehouse to be a total success, then you need to stay on top of any and all maintenance requirements. It can even help to zero in on…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on October 16, 2019 at 8:27am — No Comments

Keep up with Changes: 4 Ways to Modernize Your Café

A cafe is a great place to go for a good cup of coffee, a delicious snack, and some relaxation time. They’re also becoming a hip spot for college students and entrepreneurs to go when they need to study or meet up with a client. Modernizing your cafe with the latest style and technology is the best way to keep it competitive and draw more…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on October 9, 2019 at 1:22pm — No Comments

4 Ways to Cut Down on Cleanup in Your Coffee Shop

Many coffee shop owners don’t realize just how much time is spent cleaning up their storefronts, and that extra labor can cost quite a bit of money. In order to cut down on your cleaning time, you might need to invest in a few upgrades for your business.

Ensure Proper Ventilation

Having the…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on October 8, 2019 at 9:11am — No Comments

Looking to Spice Up Your Fall Selection? 4 Ways to Add Variety to Your Coffee Options

As colder weather is well on its way, coffee-lovers are gearing up to try the best fall has to offer in the way of coffee. With over 350 million pumpkin spice lattes sold each fall, cafes aiming to meet their customers’ seasonal needs should consider getting creative with their fall flavors this year. Read on for four ways coffeeshops can spice up…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on September 27, 2019 at 10:17am — No Comments

4 Ways to Keep Your Employees Efficient When Managing a Cafe

Your employees are the most valuable assets within your cafe business. To ensure operational sustainability within your business, it is important to invest in making your workers feel as secure and well-equipped as possible. Providing your workers with the right working conditions and tools necessary for them to perform their daily duties…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on September 16, 2019 at 1:21pm — No Comments

4 Tips for Organizing Your Food Storage Area for Better Flow in Your Café

Running any kind of dining establishment is something that calls for a significant degree of organization. Customers are put off by chaotic settings, and understandably so. If you head a cafe, then you should make organizing your food storage space well a top priority. Better organization can make getting around your cafe a lot easier and more…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on September 5, 2019 at 1:14pm — No Comments

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