Thinking of starting a coffee shop or cafe?

want to learn everything you need to know.



- Training Course : one day course that covers everything you will need to know to start & run your own coffee shop or cafe.

- Starter Pack : Or just buy our starter pack of checklists, templates, contracts & documents to get you started.

Thank you very much for spending time with us yesterday we both thoroughly enjoyed the course. The course was was very insightful and inspiring and has urged us even greater to do as it says in your final slide. ‘make it happen’. Thank you also for being so open about the figures that are set to be involved that really was very helpful

Will & Kay

starting a coffee shop hints & tips

December 5, 2010

How to start a coffee shop

This blog will give you help and guidance on how to start a coffee shop. All these notes are taken directly from my experience of starting […]
January 24, 2018

Are you cut out for running a coffee shop?

The dream of owning a coffee shop or cafe is a strong one for lots of people but are you cut out for the realities of […]
December 8, 2017
Cup of coffee cost price

Profit in a cup of Coffee

December 5, 2017
Strada AV

Espresso Machine

La Marzocco Strada AV After a lot of testing and trying out new machines we have decided to go for the 3-Group La Marzocco Strada AV. […]
November 26, 2017

Taking a coffee shop Cashless

It wasn’t too long ago that the majority of payments in a coffee shop were made by cash but contactless changed that. Since it’s introduction it’s […]
July 19, 2015
iPad shopwave

iPad till Comparison

We have been using Aireus on our iPads as a till system for the last couple of years. At the point we decided to move to […]
December 8, 2012

People will quit

The coffee shop industry suffers from high turnover in staff with the industry average being just 13-weeks employed. This level of staff turnover means a constant […]
June 17, 2012

Why are commercial landlords all to***ers?

I have rented offices before with previous businesses and always found the landlords bearable, not great but bearable. I expected landlords of retail space to be […]
January 28, 2012

Barista Pay

Pay is always a difficult and contentious issue with all employees and no matter what you do there will always be someone out there who can […]
January 12, 2012

Consistency of opening hours

I walk pass the same cafe every morning on my way into work, it’s been open about four months now. According to the sign on the […]