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From Coffee Vans to Cafés: The Perks of Being a Professional Barista
January 15, 2019
by Jonathan Payne

Nowadays, the need for premium coffee is so high that professional baristas are hot in demand. If you are considering becoming a barista, you’ll be pleased to know that there are heaps of perks to brewing up delicious coffee for a living, whether you’re working in coffee vans or in a café.


You’ll Never Have to Forego Your Morning Coffee

Sometimes when you’re running late for work, you have to run into the office before you even get a chance to start the day right with a cup of coffee. Lucky for you, baristas won’t have to worry about that.

You’ll need to do a lot of taste testing when you set up the coffee machine to make sure everything is running. No matter when you start work, you can always start the shift with a coffee.


Baristas Get to Work with Real Life Human Beings

It was Aristotle who said that “Man is a Political Animal”, which is a way of saying that people like to be sociable. In other professions, you may have to spend hours alone in a cubicle. When you’re a barista, however, you’ll meet wonderful new people with interesting stories every day.


There’s Always Something New to Learn

Tired of the same old thing day after day? As a barista, there’s no time to grow bored of your work because there’s simply too much to do and learn. You’ll work to perfect your extractions, discovering the nuances involved in steaming all varieties of milk. Before you know it, you’re hooked on expanding your skills in all things coffee.

A good cup of coffee can be incredibly simple, but why stop there? From getting creative with syrups to whipping up latté art masterpieces, there’s always something awaiting your discovery. Plus, if you own a coffee business, you’ll be learning vital business skills too!


Give the People What they Want

If you’re stuck in a boring job, you know how dispiriting it can be to go to work every day doing something you loathe. Perhaps the only moment of joy you have is getting a coffee in the morning. Imagine how much more meaningful it would be if it was your job to bring that happiness to other people. When you’re a barista, you don’t have to question whether your job is meaningful. The smiles on the faces of happy, caffeinated customers say it all.


Contact Us

Xpresso Mobile Café serves customers across Australia, providing coffee cart options from nearby businesses with expertise, quality equipment and delicious food and beverages. If you’d like to find out about business opportunities, call our friendly team on 1300 655 559 or contact us online.