Artisan Coffee School

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09/08/2018

Training New Baristas

I have at this point been involved in the coffee industry since March of 2016. Not a long time all things considered. I spent the entirety of those first six to eight months learning the trade, working behind the machine and doing everything I could to become as good as possible, as quickly as possible. […]

30/07/2018

The Cupping Table: A Barista’s Personal Journey of Discovery

I have been working with coffee in some fashion since 2008 and its only been in the last two years, working with the Artisan team, that I have discovered the world of Speciality Coffee in all its glory. It may be a redundant statement to say that I love everything about coffee (I am, after […]

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 […]