After being in the coffee industry over ten years, I’ve learned a lot.Their are some things I wish I’d known before starting out as a Barista. I’d do it all over again but better prepared. Hopefully, some of these things will save your hopes and prepare you. Continue reading “3 Things Worth Knowing Before Starting as a Barista”
Mike, of Daily Shot of Coffee, recently did an interview about my coffee career thus far. If you like the idea of owning a coffee shop one day, please check it out.
Read it here.
What a year and they only go by faster as we get older. But coffee helps accomplish all that needs doing. And boy was this another big year. The biggest yet, actually.
Although I miss this blog and geeking out about coffee with you, there are other things now that need more of my attention. With that said, I will continue to write as often as possible that time allows. Once I am more efficient in organizing my time to include this blog into my new venture, I’ll be sure to write more often. Continue reading “2012 Recap”
Everyone needs a “third place” to relax, have great conversations, or get things done. This is how I discovered coffee shops as my ‘home away from home’. Continue reading “Discovering My “Third Place””
You don’t drink just any coffee and prefer a straight espresso over a foo-foo blended drink. Hearing the word ‘instant’ makes you cringe. You see yourself as very knowledgeable about coffee. Are you a coffee snob? Continue reading “The Coffee Snob Conflict”
Whether I’m slinging coffee behind the bar, creating coffee experiments in my kitchen or writing, my life revolves around one thing. Coffee. Hi, I’m Jennifer Vaaler and the writer of Daily Demitasse. It’s already been six months since officially launching this blog back in January, and what a ride it’s been. I have met some amazing people and met a few goals in such a short time. There is still so much more to come. Continue reading “Past, Present and Possibilities”