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RESPECT FOR THE BARISTA?

It’s EARLY Sunday morning, and I’m anxiously awaiting my first cup of Finca Los Planes and eating my Cheerios when I see, yet again, the story on one of our baristas, Pete Licata, published in a newspaper in Montana. I wonder – have we as an industry really made any progress in attaining respect for… Continue Reading

Basic Business Tips for Success

I am in love with the specialty coffee industry. Of all the things I could have done with my life, I am so glad that I found coffee early and have had the opportunity to hone my skills as a barista and trainer and am able to spread the good news of great coffee. One… Continue Reading

NEW ACCOUNT MANAGER IN WICHITA

PTs Coffee Roasting Co. is proud to announce we have a new Account Manager in the Wichita market. Chad Cox, who has represented PTs Coffee through his own business – Trade Me International – selling Fair Trade Products online, will now officially service all PTs customers in the area. He’s a graduate of Wichita State… Continue Reading

NOW HIRING

PTs Coffee Roasting Co. is now taking applications for the Coffee Production Department. Job Introduction: Production employees are responsible for fulfilling daily coffee orders. This involves working in a warehouse atmosphere and standing the majority of the day. Regular lifting of up to 50 pounds may be needed. We are looking for someone who is… Continue Reading

FALL BARISTA JAM – FEATURING ESMERALDA OWNER

We’ve just confirmed it: Saturday, Oct. 4th, Rachel Peterson, from the famed Hacienda La Esmeralda coffee farm in Panama, will be visiting PT’s Coffee Roasting Co. She will be the featured speaker at our Fall Barista Jam! You won’t want to miss this one… What is a Barista Jam? Well, the idea is to gather… Continue Reading

NEW TO PT’S – CHEMEX COFFEE BREWERS

Chemex coffee brewers are an under appreciated player in the coffee brewer market. They have been around since the 1940’s but have never caught on like automatic coffee brewers. This oversight is unfortunate, considering they are wonderfully simple, economical and easy to use. They have no mechanical parts or timers that quit working after 60… Continue Reading

COFFEEGEEK.COM SUMS UP THE SUMMER IN COFFEE

My friend Mark Prince, owner of www.coffeegeek.com, has just published his latest article on his website. Its a look at the happenings in the coffee world through the summer months and features some of the best coffees on earth as well as a how-to guide to making Ice Coffee at home. Be sure to check… Continue Reading

THE LATEST NEWS….

The newest and best way to stay up to date with PTs new coffee offerings, jam sessions, training classes and community education is to join and follow us on Twitter.com! Follow the link and set up your account today. We hope to have some great news in the coming weeks. Follow us on Twitter.com New… Continue Reading

World Barista Championship Equipment Sponsers Announced!

As of this morning, the official equipment sponsors of the World Barista Championship were announced. We at PT’s, having been involved in this event since 2001, are proud to share the news that Nuova Simonelli’s Aurelia was was chosen to be the official espresso machine through the 2011 season of this, and all SCAA USBC… Continue Reading

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