29 Dec '13, 12pm

This place sounds great despite their Italian roast coffee.

This flexibility is not just great for customer throughput–it also gives the staff a good deal of freedom to socialize with customers as they work. At the Nordic Barista Cup I spoke about how enabling timing flexibility of staff tasks and forcing the customer to stand across from the staff for as long as possible enables greater socializing, and La Colombe NoHo’s design is an excellent case in point. Because no position is rigidly necessary for sustained production flow, and because staff circulate through different areas on the floor, the staff are able to better prioritize socializing and inter-leave it with their production tasks. Over the course of an hour, I watched the woman working the expediter position carry on a sustained conversation with a regular seated at the back bar while simultaneously keeping production flowing. This ability to form connections with custo...

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