"A must-have for all coffee bar owners. Full of useful information." -- Lloyd Johnson, Ricco Coffee Bakery/Roaster
Perhaps the formula for a coffee bar business: Start and Run a Coffee Bar + hard work = success. -- Geoffrey Su, the entrepreneurship centre, June 2001
From the Back Cover
Coffee bars are springing up on every street corner. Now you too can start and run one of todays most popular and profitable business ventures. If you enjoy meeting people and love coffee, this may be the business for you!
Two entrepreneurs whove set up and run successful coffee bars share their inside knowledge, answering questions such as:
- How do I prepare a business plan? - What should I look for when choosing a location? - What will it cost to get started? - What special equipment will I need? - How do I roast coffee beans and brew a great cup of coffee? - What are the 11 steps to WOW! customer service? - How do I market my coffee bar? - What about expansion and franchising?
Includes recipes for specialty coffees and chapters on tea and organic coffee.