Running a Café
Running a Café
In the beginning when you first get your keys to your Café it feels like you are opening the doors to a new life, and trust me you are. The most fun parts has got to designing the menu this is where you can let your imagination run wild, start making meals that people haven’t even thought of or just perfect them in taste. Get all your staff trained up and happy to be working in a team and you are on a good start. It does all seem like a dream come true but everyone has to remember it is really time consuming hard work, 18 hour days 7 days a week 365 days a year after a while you start to get tired. But it is part of the job and being the person to own a business. Customer service and satisfaction has to be the most important things you need to look out for “the customer is always rite” listen to what they have to say take the opportunity to make improvements.
Consistency is very important when you go into the café business you can’t be halfhearted about it, you have to give it 120% to get it to where you want in life. In the UK has steadily been moving towards the Café culture and slowly moving away from the old school tea and biscuits/cakes. According to research published by The Local Data Company in England there are over 5,000 independent coffee shops that run throughout, Holloway road in North London is known to have 24 coffee shops on one stretch. Being as living in this day and age everyone is always in a rush to get to where they have to go, so coffee needs to come fast to keep them on their daily schedule, so you need to be able to give it them when they want it none of that waiting around.