Barista competitions take hard work, sacrifice, humility, and support from others. This post will tell you about what it takes to reach the highest levels of competition and professionalism as a barista.
The professional barista role needs to be defined, and in my example I will call it the Varista
The fight for better barista wages is a tough one. The solution requires redefining our positions in the cafe.
Trade shows are a standard in most industries. What are our goals and intentions in attending these shows?
As coffee professionals we usually want to change constantly, but your customers probably want comfort and familiarity.