Learn a new skill. Travel somewhere new. Cook more. Spend less. Studies show that 41% of Americans will make New Year’s resolutions, but only 9% will keep them. If you’re a resolution person, why not go big and start making that coffee shop dream happen? The best way to achieve your goal—and not become a statistic—is by writing a coffee shop business plan.
No matter where you are in the coffee journey, 2023 could be a game-changing year for your coffee shop. From brand new Coffeepreneurs® to tenured cafe owners, everyone has more to learn when it comes to succeeding in the industry. That’s why we’re bringing you our best business tips for coffee shops in 2023—and beyond.
One of our favorite things to do is take typical coffee shop items and integrate them into other types of drinks. The peppermint flavor in this drink is real, essential peppermint oil, enhanced by the base of loose-leaf herbal rooibos tea. When the tea is made into a syrup and combined with a rich chocolate sauce, it creates a super satisfying peppermint rooibos mocha with flavors way beyond the typical store-bought artificially flavored creamers.
How to Make Peppermint Rooibos Syrup and Mocha Sauce
This maple bourbon latte is a show-stopper to enjoy in the fall or winter! We recommend using a certain type of bourbon to prepare this recipe—and it doesn’t have to be an expensive bottle, either. Our favorite choice is Old Grand Dad 114 or (or regular Old Grand-Dad if the 114 is unavailable). We’ve found this to be best bourbon pairing for espresso & milk after extensive testing. (It matters!) Other bourbons tend to not make the final drink taste bourbon like,
We love offering something a little different than the typical “PSL” this time of year—try a sweet potato latte, instead. This sweet potato sauce recipe creates amazingly rich drinks. It’s almost like drinking a liquid sweet potato pie! While our recipe uses canned sweet potatoes for convenience, you can certainly use fresh. This recipe can easily be scaled up to a larger batch size.