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How Pivoting to a Drive-Thru Coffee Shop Transformed This Oklahoma Sno Cone Business

After Jennii Buenda took our 3-Day Coffee Business Master Class, she and her husband Adrian opened a drive-thru coffee and sno cone shop in Norman, Oklahoma. Beanstalk Coffee and Sno opened just days before the COVID-19 pandemic brought businesses to a halt. The result, however, was a convenient, family-friendly success.

Meet the Coffeepreneurs® from Beanstalk Coffee and Sno: 

In the early 2000s, Jennii and Adrian ran a busy sno cone stand called Eskimo Sno in Norman.

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How to Write a Coffee Shop Business Plan

If your goal is to open a successful coffee shop, writing a business plan is a smart place to start. The idea of a business plan is overwhelming and even scary for MOST people – But it doesn’t have to be. To put it simply, the point of a business plan is to get the idea for your business off of the cocktail napkin into a more organized and thought out format. It forces you to ask yourself some tough questions,

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Answers Regarding COVID-19 and Upcoming Classes

[UPDATED] January 4, 2021 (10:08 AM Central Time)

The safety and wellbeing of our students and employees are our top priorities at Texas Coffee School. Texas Coffee School is open for in-person classes with additional COVID-19 safety precautions in place. Through each phase of this process we want to maintain transparency and share the steps we are taking to protect our students and employees. 

  • In accordance with Texas State reopening guidelines,
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WHY: Some Coffee Businesses Succeed and Many Fail

Specialty coffee, craft beverages, local baked goods, and just about all things “artisan” are in high demand these days (Even toast!). It doesn’t matter if you are in a big city like Los Angeles or you are in a small town outside a suburb of Tulsa, you’ve likely seen a small locally owned coffee shop crafting, or at least selling an array of artisan goods.  Each year, thousands of would-be entrepreneurs, tired of working for someone else,

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