Coffee + Chocolate: A Timeless Pairing
A classic pairing, coffee and chocolate never go out of style. Keep things interesting with these tips.
Wage Transparency Is Possible In Your Cafe: Here’s How
What are the benefits of pay transparency, and how can cafés implement transparent pay structures without added expense or conflict? Experts from pay-transparent cafés have the answers, and they are eager to spread the…
How To Develop A Café Menu
Building your menu with with your customers and staff in mind sets the foundation for a successful café.
Working Wonders: The Power of Cross-Brand Collaborations
Don't sit alone at your café or roastery—how partnerships and collaborations can strengthen your brand and bring new customers in.
Make Like A Bean And Ground (Yourself): Grounding Techniques For Baristas
Stress in a customer service job is inevitable, so it’s essential to have grounding tools to stay calm and centered through difficult situations.
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,…
The Joys and Burdens of Old Roasters
What to know before retrofitting a roaster.
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.
Is Your Café Kid Friendly?
Menus, play areas, booster chairs, and a welcoming attitude show your kid-friendly colors.
How To Train Efficiency Effectively
Efficiency is an elusive skill, but necessary to the wellbeing of any cafe. The following six tips will help you train baristas to be as efficient as possible.