Kids Welcome: On Building Child-Friendly Coffee Shops

Cafés that invite the entire family can become a go-to place for parents.
by Jodi Helmer | May 27, 2022

Coffee in Flight: How Tastings Help Customers Build Their Coffee Knowledge

Wine-style tasting flights provide customers with an education on flavor.
by Emily Matras | May 25, 2022

Cafés with a Cause: Coffeeshops As Places For Supporting Community

Spotlighting cafés that are not only serving up excellent drinks but also giving back to their communities.
by Kaitlin Throgmorton | May 20, 2022

Summit Coffee Will Open 8+ Locations Per Year: Brian Helfrich Tells Us How

Summit has found a creative solution in an industry where sustained growth can feel nearly impossible: franchising.
by Garrett Oden | May 19, 2022

No One Way To Be Sustainable: On Becoming A Carbon-Responsible Business

Individual coffee roasting and café companies can take responsibility for the carbon footprint of their operations and supply chains — here's how.
by Rachel Northrop | May 18, 2022

Reflecting on the Evolution of Chai in Coffeeshops

Chai-based drinks are found on many cafe menus. But how did they get there and how have they changed over time? We talk with Dawn Lewis and track the evolution of chai in coffee…
by Chital Mehta | May 17, 2022

Stepping Up Your Food Game: A Look At Next-Level Food Menus

Thinking about a food menu? Here's everything you need to know, including key takeaways for implementing a successful café dining experience.
by Rachel Sandstrom Morrison | May 16, 2022

The Whole Leaf: How Matcha Has Become a Coffeeshop Staple

Matcha's umami flavor profile and versatility have made it a coffeeshop staple — here's everything you need to know.
by Regan Crisp | May 11, 2022

What You Need to Know About Common Café Injuries

How cafés can protect their baristas and prevent workplace injuries.
by Regan Crisp | May 4, 2022

How to Design an Outdoor Seating Plan For Your Cafe

Have you been think­ing about adding out­door seat­ing to your cafe? A thought­ful pa­tio de­sign can en­hance your brand and draw in new cus­tomers. Whether you hire some­one or go about the de­sign your­self, the…
by Jenn Chen | May 3, 2022