What I Know About Running Coffee Shops - Colin Harmon

A

Same day dispatch Orders placed before 3pm

We have 4 in stock.

What I Know About Running Coffee Shops is written not only for people who want to run their own coffee shops, but also for those who already do. It’s a lonely place running a business and the author, Colin Harmon, knows from experience that the hardest time to ask for advice is often the time you need it most. 

Despite all this Colin Harmon is a four-time Irish Barista Champion and owner of 3fe Coffee, a progressive specialty coffee shops in Dublin. His work in coffee has extended to roasting, training and consultancy work, as well as developing coffee equipment for the specialty market and beyond.

What I Know About Running Coffee Shops is drawn from his personal experiences. Having built 3fe from the very beginning of a one-man coffee cart in a small nightclub lobby to the renowned business it is today. The lessons, stories and guidelines in this richly illustrated book offer the raw and honest insight into the day-to-day realities of what many people see as their dream job.

What I Know About Running Coffee Shops FEATURES

Industry Insights  – Having immersed himself within the Hospitality Industry, Colin Harmon draws on years of experience with objective standards balanced with subjective opinions.   

Coffee Education – From Equipment, to procedures,  workflow and the intricacies often overlooked in the personal morning beverage.

Personal Experiences – Sharing the evidence of real experience through the nitty gritty of all associated costs; wages, break-evens, leases e.t.c to anecdotes of the more erudite practice of human relations. 

A prospective of starting at the beginning – The trials and tribulations of opening 3 cafes in 3 years. 

This Product includes

  • What I Know About Running Coffee Shops

The Specifics

Author  Colin Harmon
First Published 2017
Dimensions 23 x 2.5 x 16
Publishing Hard Cover
Pages 224

Shipping map

Estimated times of delivery

Shipping rates


* Rural and remote areas may attract longer shipping times but we make every effort to ensure we provide the fastest delivery times possible.

Delivery times above are estimates only. Delivery times apply from the date of dispatch, not the date orders are received and refer to business days not calendar days. We make every attempt to ensure all deliveries arrive within the estimated time frames above however sometimes events occur that are out of our control. If your order is more than 2 business days late based on the above guidelines please contact us and provide your name, order number and date of order. – Barista Warehouse Team