One of my long term dreams is to get into coffee, specifically, into cafe ownership. But how can you make a break into the coffee world? That's definitely something I've asked myself over and over again, but never really found an answer. How can I make and drink coffee for the rest of my life, and make enough money to survive doing it!
I found this discussion from James Hoffman really enlightening. He goes through tips for employers (those who are going to hire/fire coffee enthusiasts) and those enthusiasts. How do you get a job as a barista trainer? How do you get a job as a roaster? These are questions that we rarely find answers to, but Hoffman gives us some much-needed transparency on the topic, and some very useful tips on how to take control of your own coffee career destiny.