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There are over 33,000 coffee shops in the U.S. alone, thousands more open up every year.  What will set or does set your retail experience apart from the next?  In this 1 day course, we will review and collaborate on the steps of creating and sustaining a wonderful specialty coffee retail experience.  We will go over the basics of opening a business or sustaining the 1 you have, all the way through expanding to more stores.

 

Specifically, in this one day course we will cover:

  1. Planning and Budgeting – rent, labor, cost of goods, marketing, and operating expenses
  2. Coffee Equipment and Supplies – Choosing the right equipment and basic install and maintenance
  3. Product –  Choosing the rights products for your café, whether coffee, milk or travel mugs
  4. The Space – Café layout, design and the customer experience
  5. You Menu – Drink creation, development and costing/pricing
  6. Your Staff – Interviewing, hiring, training, and retaining great employees

This course is designed for both the person who desires to start their own business, as well as the person who owns a coffee shop and wants to collaborate and figure out what is next for them.

**Receive 20% off this course when bundled with the Barista Foundation Course offered on Friday and Saturday.  This bundle is available for purchase here.

Cancellation Policy:

If you are unable to attend this class after signing up, you will receive a full refund only if we are able to fill your spot.

Setting Up a Retail Program – Part 1

When:

January 23, 2020 @ 9:00 am — 4:00 pm

Setting Up a Retail Program - Part 1

Price: $100

There are over 33,000 coffee shops in the U.S. alone, thousands more open up every year.  What will set or does set your retail experience apart from the next?  In this 1 day course, we will review and collaborate on the steps of creating and sustaining a wonderful specialty coffee retail experience.  We will go over the basics of opening a business or sustaining the 1 you have, all the way through expanding to more stores.

 

Specifically, in this one day course we will cover:

  1. Planning and Budgeting – rent, labor, cost of goods, marketing, and operating expenses
  2. Coffee Equipment and Supplies – Choosing the right equipment and basic install and maintenance
  3. Product –  Choosing the rights products for your café, whether coffee, milk or travel mugs
  4. The Space – Café layout, design and the customer experience
  5. You Menu – Drink creation, development and costing/pricing
  6. Your Staff – Interviewing, hiring, training, and retaining great employees

This course is designed for both the person who desires to start their own business, as well as the person who owns a coffee shop and wants to collaborate and figure out what is next for them.

**Receive 20% off this course when bundled with the Barista Foundation Course offered on Friday and Saturday.  This bundle is available for purchase here.

Cancellation Policy:

If you are unable to attend this class after signing up, you will receive a full refund only if we are able to fill your spot.

Instructor: Zoey Thorson

Coffee Pro/Veteran Educator. Over 10+ years of teaching a wide variety of coffee disciplines to a diverse student base around the world. Q-Grader and SCA Authorized Specialty Trainer. In 2019 Zoey became the Director of Education for The Lab by Royal NY. Zoey is friendly, approachable and informative with a vast knowledge base...come take a class at The Lab and see for yourself.