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An Impressive operation

By owningacaforcoffeeshop

Such true words for one of WA’s premier coffee roasters. When one walks through the doors of Darkstar Coffee Roasters it is easy to see how the scope of this operation is admired by so many in the industry while to countless others, their envy. Clean, fresh, spacious with a unique line of sight from…

A true success story!

By owningacaforcoffeeshop

Not often in the fiercely competitive world of hospitality can a business say with confidence that they have succeeded where so many others have failed. Enter Laika Coffee a café/roastery that has reached what can only be described by coffee and food lovers of Perth as an iconic venue. Funky and fast paced, Laika is…

In the doghouse

By owningacaforcoffeeshop

Well not exactly. In fact, south of Perth’s newest café is would you believe named after its owner’s golden retriever dog. Enter Bru’s House, the best thing to happen to the coastal township of Golden Bay in years. Once the locals of the area had to travel miles simply to enjoy a decent cup of…

What a trifecta: coffee-tea-chocolate

By owningacaforcoffeeshop

It is not often that a dedicated coffee roaster, an experienced tea expert and a quality chocolatier come together under one roof and provide an eager public a multitude of pleasures. Enter Two Cracks Coffee, Seven Seas Tea and Temper Temper Fine Chocolate of Cowaramup on the outskirts of Margaret River, WA. It is no…

This girl should be so proud.

By owningacaforcoffeeshop

To have the vision to see an opportunity, then through sheer determination create something very special is a task not easily achieved. However, young entrepreneur Jessie Del Fante has indeed succeeded in doing so with Jessies Café and Roasting Co. In fact, rising from humble beginnings by utilizing a pint-sized area at the front of…

From coast-to-coast delivering something special

By owningacaforcoffeeshop

Enter Toby’s Estate Coffee Roasters and the great team that has been established under WA’s state manager Julian Young. One could be forgiven for thinking these guys have received distinctions at university in the art of interpersonal skills made obvious by the way they interact personally with all their valued clients. This company understands that…

The world we live in

By owningacaforcoffeeshop

Since the launch of my book ‘Owning a Café or Coffee Shop’ within the hospitality sector I have had the privilege to sit down with numerous business owners and have open one on one discussions on a vast array of topics, in particular the story of their journey. For many they speak of the sacrifices…

Here for the long term

By owningacaforcoffeeshop

Thanks to the vision of founder Tony Unkovich, his 25-year dream to combine family, loyal and dedicated staff, wonderful coffee, and an outstanding level of customer service has now resulted in a coffee roasting operation that is the envy of many. Enter Little Owl Coffee Roasters, a business based on values, friendships, and quality coffee and…

National reach yet locally based!

By owningacaforcoffeeshop

One major Australian coffee roaster is set to expand in a big way thanks to the vision of Mr Hospitality himself, Paul Solway the WA State Manager of Locale Coffee Roasters. For several years now Pauly as he is affectionally known has been successfully creating and building real relationships with café owners across the state.…

Turning heads big time!

By owningacaforcoffeeshop

No, it’s not a beautiful supermodel but the newest and most advanced boutique café to open in the west. Specialising in espresso extraction and called Nu Noir this Mt Hawthorn establishment is pushing boundaries and opening doors to a coffee experience reaching levels not seen before. The brains trust behind this operation is a collaboration…