KLLR Coffee Blog

The Right Mask For the Job

The Right Mask For the Job

For KLLR Coffee, it is essential for the safety of our team and our customers that the masks we chose are effective in achieving our goal: limiting the spread of this virus.

We have chosen hedley&bennett (link) masks to provide all staff and have done so for three primary reasons.  

Equipment We Love pt. 1 - Our Approach

Equipment We Love pt. 1 - Our Approach

We’ve all heard the old saying, “you can’t please all the people all of the time.” It’s true for just about everything. It’s definitely true for espresso machines.

Hardly a coffee tradeshow occurs without some new, flashy piece of gear debuting to a mixture of “ooh”s and “ah”s from the coffee trend seekers and suspicion from the barista old-schoolers. 

At times, it can feel hard to keep up with.

Is it form or function?

What inevitable first-generation bugs will there be?

It’s different… is it better?

KLLR Tea pt. II - Tea at Home

KLLR Tea pt. II - Tea at Home

In our last blog, we learned a little bit about what tea is as a beverage and as an agricultural product. To follow up on that, in this blog we are going to explore the variables to consider when brewing tea, some general guidelines for brewing tea, and a recipe-specific tutorial of one of our favorite teas here at KLLR Coffee.

Training in Your Café Pt. 2 – Train the Trainer

Training in Your Café Pt. 2 – Train the Trainer

In our last blog post, we discussed reasons why quality training is essential for a successful coffee program and the importance of implementing an intentional, in-house training program. In this blog we are going to introduce a concept that will make your in-house training program more economical, more effective, and easier to manage.

Training in Your Cafe Pt. 1 - Why Train?

Training in Your Cafe Pt. 1 - Why Train?

This blog explores the importance of implementing and maintaining a high-quality, internal training program.