Baristas’ livelihoods often rely on tips received—should they?
Although dozens of nationalities claim a coffee culture centered around a cezve or ibrik, the concentrated, unfiltered brew is perhaps best known as Turkish coffee, and a growing number of specialty coffee professionals are rediscovering the method’s potential.
Roasting coffee in-house
Different coffee-producing regions have different fermentation traditions, which, for the most part, have been handed down from generation to generation. But a growing number of coffee producers are experimenting with new fermentation techniques to modulate the flavor profile of their coffee and add value to their product—just don’t call it a trend.
Depending on your personality, trade shows can be the highlight of your professional calendar or an emotionally exhausting obligation.
Can specialty coffee be automated? Or perhaps the better question is, should specialty coffee be automated?
Gone are the days when decaf meant dead flavors in the cup. These decaf advocates are proving that coffee sans caffeine can be delicious indeed.
To meet consumer demand for cold brew and maximize profit potential, café owners need to consider the pros and cons of all their options—bottled, ready-to-drink, nitro-infused, on draft—or make their own recipe in-house.
A new crop of tampers is changing how baristas make espresso.
Moving away from register-first service.