Posts Tagged "barista"


As I’ve been spending a lot of time writing our business plan, Ernest has been busy with some projects of his own, and we can’t wait to share about these in the next coming weeks, starting with today! Ernest began exploring bottomless portafilters for our La Marzocco machine and really wanted to try one out. Instead of buying one, and waiting for it to ship, he decided to take on the task of turning our regular portafilter...

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It’s crazy to think we were actually considering opening up a coffee shop and learning about making drinks on our machine, “on our own” before opening. I was glad we took our consultant’s advice after meeting with him a couple months ago to take steps to 1) continue to develop our coffee shop vision into our business plan, 2) research more on our market and competition, and 3) get into the coffee industry!...

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By all means, I’m no expert—I interviewed for my first barista position about a month ago, but I got the job! However, when I was googling tips on interviewing to be a barista, I didn’t get very much insight, so I thought I’d write a post to share the little bit of resources that helped me! This is the last post of a three-part series on “Becoming a Barista with No Experience.” Check out this post on the top key traits...

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3 Ways to Get a Job as a Barista with No Experience If– like I was– you’re looking to become a barista but don’t have experience, check out my first post on this three-part series entitled “Becoming A Barista with No Experience,” starting with five key traits needed and looked for in a barista — for a glance on the attitude and mindset that will be very helpful in getting a job at a coffee shop! Based on...

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Last week, I shared how our first consulting session went for our future shop! Jeff, from the Denver Small Business Development Center shared some great start-up information, one of them being to get into the coffee industry asap. I’ll admit, we were thinking of just getting an espresso machine and learning the trade ourselves, but I’m so thankful I took Jeff’s advice. Aside from learning how to make quality drinks,...

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