30 Aug '13, 7pm

Chicago: @Intelligentsia Logan Square’s Beautiful Line In The Sand feature by our new Assistant...

Talking about this new service model, Mr. Morrissey claims that it requires a “new sort of barista,” one who is not only capable of working the point shots position, quarter-backing the pace and flow of customers coming into the cafe, but also capable of working the slower, more reserved bar-service role. A lot of the requirements of that role are second nature to people who have worked as servers or bartenders: how to present a menu and check, how to constantly be scanning a seating section to determine customer needs, how to unobtrusively refill waters and clear plates, and how to keep up an engaging customer interaction over the course of a much longer service interaction. However, many coffee workers do not have that sort of past experience, and the question of how to integrate those sorts of skills with a different pace, and sustained focus, is largely a new query for...

Full article: http://sprudge.com/logan-square.html

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intelligentsiacoffee.com 31 Aug '13, 5am

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runnersworld.com 30 Aug '13, 6pm

Runners entering the starting line area in Grant Park, which used to have multiple access points, will be limited to four ...

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blog.friday-nite.com 30 Aug '13, 3am

Posted on August 30, 2013 by WoAi The Pool Apologies for the silence. I’m currently in the Indonesian island of Bali for a...