Equipment Needed to Open a Coffee Shop | eHow So, get off work at 9am,and go straight to the portable coffee shop Mom voluntarily drove to the favorite profitable spot and started up that day for you, then work a few, go home, prep for the next day, do the bookkeeping or ask Mom, then sleep.
12 years after opening my first coffee shop, I'm opening another—my sixth. I've learned a lot about opening and running coffee shops, some through making major mistakes. There's the obvious stuff (manage your cashflow, pay your taxes, etc.), the almost-as-obvious stuff (use good quality coffee, hire good people), and the stuff that nobody tells you about but may make the difference between running decent café and a really great one. Today we'll focus on that last category of advice.