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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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Unique Coffee Tasting & Discussion

Unique Coffee Tasting & Discussion

Thursday, September 20th at 6pm Propaganda Coffee, 209 E Pender St, Vancouver Whatever your experience with coffee, complete newbie to expert, we'd like to invite you to this truly unique coffee cupping-tasting event at Propaganda Coffee! Our 2018 Canadian Barista Champion Cole Torode from Rosso Coffee Roasters Calgary, will brew for you 4 different processed coffees: washed, natural, honey and anaerobic coffee. This is a free community educational event, bring a friend !

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2018 Canadian Barista Champion Teaching at the Academy

2018 Canadian Barista Champion Teaching at the Academy

We are excited to announce a Special Guest Teacher, Cole Torode, from Rosso Coffee Roasters in Calgary is our Canadian 2018 Barista Champ and is coming to the Vancouver Campus on September 21st to teach and share a course on: " Barista Skills, Competition & Coffee Tastings " . Reserve your spot now with our early bird registration discount or the Alumnus Discount.  Read more...  

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Top Latte Artist in Vancouver – 2018

Top Latte Artist in Vancouver – 2018

September 25th, 2018 Here is the official scoreboard from the Top Latte Artist in Vancouver contest Live Finals event. Head over to the link in our bio to read the full event recap and watch the video of 1st place winner Kunie Inaba's performance All competitors performances are now live at http://contest.starbeat.tv #starbeattalent #starbeatevents #toptalent #toplatteartist #toplatteartistinvancouver #livefinals #scoreboard #latteart #contest #barista #baristalife #canadianbaristaacademy #thetrendybarista #coffee #coffeelover #espresso #winmoney @starbeattalent @starbeatevents @ecm_espresso @brevillecanada @cbaristaca @baristacanada @nuovasimonelli @stormbrewing @agroroasters @kafkascoffeetea A post shared by Starbeat Events (@starbeatevents) on Sep 24, 2018 at 9:51pm PDT for more in-depth coverage go to Barista...

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TED 2018 YVR

TED 2018 YVR

We are proud to reprise our Coffee Curator role for yet another year of @TED Vancouver. We're here to make sure brilliant minds are nourished and caffeinated with great YVR coffee. Thanks to our partners @EthicalBean, @MilanoRoasters, @CaffeArtigiano, @Timbertrain, @ElysianCoffee, for their involvement in #TED2018

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CTV Vancouver News Coffee Segment

CTV Vancouver News Coffee Segment

Check us out February 5th at 6pm PST with Ross McLaughlin, CTV Vancouver News consumer reporter and host of McLaughlin On Your Side: https://bc.ctvnews.ca/mclaughlin-on-your-side and to read more about the results click here. Watch the video here

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