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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Starting and Running a Coffee Bar

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Brew up your own business.

This is a step-by-step guide to realizing what for many people is a cherished dream: opening a successful coffee bar. The Complete idiot's Guide to Starting and Running a Coffee Bar includes the dirt on what it's really like to work behind the counter and information of everything from how to build a business plan, to how to make the drinks and ho
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Paperback, 336 pages
Published October 4th 2005 by Alpha (first published 2005)
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Steven Lee
Oct 01, 2016 Steven Lee rated it liked it
As I mentioned in previous reviews I have considered opening my own business in the past. I should say off the start I would probably rate this book 2.5 stars if possible. As such a book on how to start and run a cafe seemed to be a valuable resource.

The book is written in plain English and clear. Anyone who has spent a little bit of time reading and thinking about this concept will be comfortable with the topics covered within. The authors do an effective job in laying out what a person can ex
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Feb 14, 2014 Westcoast_girl rated it really liked it
This book was very informative and clear.
The chapters were well thought out and packed with facts without being overwhelming. It outlined many tips that I wouldn't of even thought of. It even had fun facts written in side bars.
Because the book was written by a successful coffee shop owner, I knew the information was reliable.
This book opened my eyes to the advantages and hardships of starting my own coffee shop. It helped me learn how to be a good coffee/tea connoisseur and marketer.
Now, whene
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I'm a freelance writer living in the Raleigh area with my writer husband, ballet-dancing son, three rescue cats, and frequently an exchange student as well.

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