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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 cup of coffee from your shop. So before you've been able to establish a brand you'll need to start somewhere, and that is providing for the local community. An ...


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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 based drinks (cappuccino) the skill involved is easily developed. Do you use a burr grinder or a blade to grind your coffee? Or do you use pre-ground coffee? ...


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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? They more than like prefer espresso based milk drinks akin to Starbucks, other chain coffee shops. Middle/to older? They probably are a blend of esp.based and ...


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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 coffee in order to open a farmers market coffee stand, I would say go with the cheaper option. Both will teach you what it is you seek, but only one will set you ...


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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 where they get their beans. Don't completely exclude mail order!! I am based in Broken Arrow, OK but we roast our beans to order and so if you were to order ...


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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 the time I had my home grinder configured for french press and was using it daily, and I simply did a comparison of grind levels until the adjustment appeared ...


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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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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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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 milk, you have a latte. If you multiply a flat white by using two or more shots of espresso, you end up with two or more flat whites. If you run a shop and the ...


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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 eactly these kinds of OZ sizes For example on the startbucks coffee sizes page, it reads The drink sizes we currently offer are: Short [8 fl. oz.] Tall [12 ...


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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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