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.
So, you want to be a Barista? You may want to be a Barista for a variety of reasons. You simply need a job to pay the bills. The idea of being a Barista is a “fantasy” job. Or, you truly have a passion for learning all you can about coffee and serving customers. The […]
Lent is here. Worried about not drinking coffee? Don’t worry, I would never suggest or even think of trying to get you to give up your precious coffee. Unless it’s mediocre coffee. Whether you practice Lent or not, this is the perfect time to transition to drinking high quality coffee, and drink it black. Fast […]
Tipping people who work in the service industry has a pretty good set of “rules”. But some places can get a little tricky, like tipping at a coffee shop. Bartenders receive tips for creating your after hours beverage, so why shouldn’t baristas for creating your coffee concoction? We are doing the same task. Most baristas […]