Artisan Coffee School

0207 030 3170
13/05/2016

Change can be scary and good!

Recently two of our top team have moved on to set up their own coffee shop and we are absolutely delighted for them and have been helping them in any way we can. At the same time however, I vividly remember sitting across the table from these guys as they told us that after four […]

13/05/2016

Your network

It is only now, four years in that we are beginning to understand the importance of building a good network around you. We’re talking about those plumbers, electricians, printers, accountants, builders, solicitors and babysitters that are so vital – and the list is endless. The one bit of advice we can give is to look […]

13/05/2016

Baby Steps

The first few weeks are now a bit of a blur; customers would expect us to be as efficient as a streamlined coffee shop that had been open for years. Instead they found Magda and I looking bewildered as we tried to figure out the confusing till buttons; and often we had to make up […]

13/05/2016

The Launch

So there we were with our lovely coffee shop – a great property all fitted out – and we had been trading for 4 weeks, constantly ironing out the little flaws and perfecting the perfect cup. Now was the time to launch Artisan on to the coffee shop scene. I remember distinctly not wanting to […]