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What makes a successful coffee shop?

You're going to have to understand the market of the local area of where you intend to have your coffee shop. When starting out, I highly doubt people from miles away would travel just to receive a ...
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What makes coffee from a coffee shop/cafe better than the coffee I make at home?

Three things contribute to a good cup of coffee. The coffee itself. The tools used to prepare the coffee. The skills of the person making the coffee. Unless you're talking about espresso or espresso ...
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What makes a successful coffee shop?

As far as the actual coffee end of matters (I have no background in behind-the-scenes business management, etc.), there are a few things to take into consideration: Research your demographic. Younger?...
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Barista Classes

The SCAA-certified classes will be of more benefit to you if you're looking for employment at a coffee shop as a barista, roaster, etc. Given that you're interested in learning the fundamentals of ...
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Website or database to find local coffee beans

There isn't a website or database really that keeps track of this. Use google to search 'coffee roastery near me' or something similar. Look up local coffee shops (non chain shops) and ask them ...
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EK43 settings for shop grinding

Note All information below is entirely based on my adjustment to make 11 be a french press / cupping grind thus normalizing the rest of the settings. How I came up with the adjustment was because at ...
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What paper cups does can be used for both cold drinks and coffee?

I don't know that company, but I assume insulated paper cup is what you are looking for. You may have a quick Internet search for brands and whole sellers.
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Coffee consuming amount

You don't need to drink any coffee. Water, you need. Coffee, you can live without, even if it doesn't feel much like living.
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How many different sizes should a shop serve for a flat white?

It is common for a shop to offer only one size of flat white because a flat is a very basic drink. It's a shot of espresso with foam added. That's all. If you further dilute a flat white by adding ...
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Odd coffee notation on menus

i'm wondering if this is a wee joke? In any coffee joint in north america it's common to have a name for the size of a drink like vente, grande or small medim large, BUT these are also associated with ...
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Barista Classes

As far as I know, SCAA/SCAE and similar bodies offer somehow worldwide recognized certificates. Local courses may not have such reputation. To learn the basics for yourself, they may both work for you....
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