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Chapter 3 of COVID-19 Coffee Survival Guide

Chapter 3 of COVID-19 Coffee Survival Guide

The Great Coffee Adventure Begins

Ok.. you managed to escape the matrix and now that you have acquired the supplies needed to take on the coffee universe on your own, we are here to offer you some help!

4 Tools Needed to Brew Coffee At Home:

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Chapter 2 of COVID-19 Coffee Survival Guide

Chapter 2 of COVID-19 Coffee Survival Guide

Now that you understand freshness as it pertains to coffee beans (3-14 days from its BIRTH DATE or Roast date, and only buy enough to last a week) . This will give us a good starting point because we finally have some quality ingredients. 

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Chapter 1 of the COVID-19 Coffee Survival Guide

Chapter 1 of the COVID-19 Coffee Survival Guide

If you’re ready to make a change and freshen up your coffee game, consider making your coffee at home. To produce quality coffee at home, like the ones you normally find in the coffee shops, follow these 3 simple rules:

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COVID-19 Coffee Survival Guide

COVID-19 Coffee Survival Guide

As a result, the small independent coffee shop owner will see their sales dwindle down to nothing while their operating costs continue. Leading to a trickle-down effect of mass layoffs and suppliers like bakers and food prep kitchens to be limited at large.

Fearfully, there is a real possibility that when we inevitably emerge from this period of quarantine, that our neighbourhood cafe will no longer be in business.

What Can You Do To Save Small Local Businesses ?

Rather than be saddened and depressed by this dark and dour prediction, let us instead think of what we can do to support our local independent coffee shops.

3 Quick Steps To Help Keep Small Cafes In Business

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COVID-19

COVID-19

COVID-19 is of concern to us all, and at this time we are closely following Health Recommendations by the Government of Canada as well as following the lead of our public schools. 

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Employee retention

Employee retention

It is no secret that staff turn over in cafes is faster than perhaps in any other industry. Sometimes it can feel like staff leave faster than trees in the Fall. Jokes aside, this can be seriously detrimental to the smooth running of a cafe, so let’s consider why this happens and what can be done to minimize it. The Facts about Staff turnover Staff turnover in the restaurant industry can be as high as 100 % with 73 % being typical. Retraining staff incurs both financial and time costs. Each new staff member must be trained to work within the cafe...

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