How To Develop A Café Menu

Building your menu with with your customers and staff in mind sets the foundation for a successful café.
by Ellie Bradley | January 26, 2023

Heavy Rotation: On Picking Music For The Café

For many café owners, music tracks are that continuous backbeat under a busy coffee business, a statement of the space, and an exclamation of the people working there. More than just a mood setter,…
by Peter Agostinelli | January 10, 2023

Is It Time to Raise Your Prices?

Coffee shops face a challenge: should they absorb the rising cost of goods or pass along costs to the customer? Here’s how business owners decide when to increase menu prices.
by Haley Greene | January 4, 2023

Is Your Café Kid Friendly?

Menus, play areas, booster chairs, and a welcoming attitude show your kid-friendly colors.
by Ellie Bradley and Chris Lucia | January 3, 2023

Tone-Setting Tunes

The power of music in the café.
by Carimé Lane | December 15, 2022

Thinking Beyond the Pastry Case: How Adding Food Can Upgrade Your Café

A great food program isn't just for restaurants—creative food options can take your space from a quick pit stop to shop that's hopping all day.
by Cory Eldridge | December 13, 2022

Chatter in the Café: How To Control and Manage the Noise

Great aesthetics do not have to mean terrible acoustics. Learn how cafés can blend effective sound design with the right ambiance.
by Carrie Pallardy | December 8, 2022

When Is the Right Time to Open a Second Location?

The decision to open a second cafe isn't an easy one. If you're considering expansion, here are three signs you're ready to grow your cafe business.
by Haley Greene | December 7, 2022

Creating Accessibility in Cafés

Welcome and include everyone into your café through accessible design and navigation.
by Vilissa Thompson, LMSW | December 6, 2022

Stay Moving: The Best Products To Serve For Coffee Carts, Trucks, and Caterers

Coffee is on the move! Learn what products work best for mobile operations and how to maximize both space and revenue.
by Anne Mercer | November 18, 2022