jackandthebean Senior Member Joined: 23 Jun 2004 Posts: 215 Location: Sydney Expertise: Professional
Espresso: 3+4 Group Linea, Vibiemme Grinder: Mazzer Robur, Anfim Vac Pot: Hario, Bodum Drip: Single Cup Monmouth
Posted Thu Jan 20, 2005, 11:44pm Subject: My life as a barista
curse this dirty extraction why must i receive this dissatisfaction this is not the result of my action! but i still have this crazy attraction final time grinder correction or it will in line for total annihilation ha, look 26 sec pour to perfection milk steaming is in operation a rosetta is my temptation ahhhhh i love my occupation
i posted this on the general espresso forum accidentally.
dantheristrettoman Senior Member Joined: 17 Oct 2004 Posts: 57 Location: Sydney Expertise: I live coffee
Espresso: ECM Giotto Premium Grinder: Mazzer mini
Posted Sat Jan 22, 2005, 7:30am Subject: Re: My life as a barista
No one makes the cut at campos. They go through so many people cos they are so regemented and no one is good enough for Will. It defeats the purpose of why baristas love making coffee. For me it is the satisfaction of seeing the smile on the customers face when they taste the coffee, but for Will it is something else. He is neurotic beyond belief. It makes it a great place to buy a coffee, but a horrible place to work. Just my 2cents...
corey Senior Member Joined: 26 Sep 2003 Posts: 1,147 Location: Perth, Australia Expertise: Professional
Espresso: Synesso, Marzocco Grinder: Mazzer Robur
Posted Sat Jan 22, 2005, 2:33pm Subject: Re: My life as a barista
I think anyone prepared to truly be regarding as awesome coffee (consistently) has to be a little neurotic and obssessive and fanatical etc. Good on them, for taking coffee damn seriously. I admire their resolve and wish there was more like them. And I think you'll find staff will be more frustrated by bosses that don't care at all, rather than bosses who care too much. Just my 2cents...
PS Hey Jo, welcome to the board, do you work at Campos?
bugs Senior Member Joined: 6 Nov 2004 Posts: 252 Location: Queensland Expertise: I love coffee
Espresso: Gaggia Carezza/now sunbeam... Grinder: Saeco+2 hand grinders Vac Pot: had one, friends got it... Drip: Seven Roaster: conventional gas oven +...
Posted Sat Jan 22, 2005, 2:46pm Subject: Re: My life as a barista
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