Keep it simple
While it’s easy to want to ‘do it all’ as so many of our customers want their favorite coffeehouse to be- open 24-7 and serve wonderful meals and pastries, you have to recognize your limitations; staff, space, knowledge, or your time commitment, all need to be part of your plan. If there’s anything I’ve learned from owning and running three coffeehouses over the last 18 years is this -keep it simple.
Let me focus on the staffing and space...
The Birthplace of Coffee
Go back to where it all started. Ethiopia is considered the birthplace of coffee and home to one of the most popular varieties - arabica. In the 17th century, traders brought the secret of coffee to Arabic countries and Europe, where it quickly became one of the most popular drinks. Plan a trip and learn about the history and growing process of coffee with tour companies like Intrepid Travel and FANOS Ethiopia.
Vienna Coffee Houses
Cafe culture is a big point of...