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What does it take to be a great barista?

Hey Guys! Barista, coffee person…. We all have our own name for the person behind that lovely shiny espresso machine. Have you ever stopped to think what it takes to be a barista??? Years ago when I had nothing to do with the coffee industry, I would pop over to my local café and order […]


Ikawa Pro Sample Roaster

Hey Guys I hope you all had an amazing Christmas and New Year! I’m sure you all received great coffee equipment and were able to brew some mind-blowing coffees! This month it’s all about a topic that has jumped to the top of my coffee passion list, it’s roasting of course. A few months back, […]

The Artisan Journey


Learning to trust your judgment

One of the funny things about setting up a coffee shop is that it seems everyone has an opinion on how you should or could do it. Before Artisan, we were those people – we would sit leisurely sipping the day away in great places in Perth, Western Australia or East London thinking if this […]


Weighing up

This month we wanted to bullet point broad pros and cons of setting up an independent coffee shop, not necessarily from a financial point of view but more from how we are personally finding the experience. Pro It’s nice to think that we can make decisions anytime we like and can tweak and grow Artisan […]