The Ordained Barista
Ordained: To invest with ministerial or priestly authority; confer holy orders on. Barista: a preparer or server in a coffee bar.

Posts Tagged ‘coffee

Why New Years Resolutions Don’t Work.

January 13, 2009

I was in the line at Starbucks last week and the lady in front of me ordered a mocha latte, with whip, and a formidable looking pastry item.  She lightheartedly mentioned, to the Barista at the register, that with only a few days left till the New Year she “…might as well enjoy it now”.  […]

“Where everybody knows your name”

December 5, 2008

I bumped into an old friend in the line at Starbucks a few days ago.  He eagerly approached me to say “Hi” and as he closed in I could feel the tickler file, in my head, racing through all the contacts of everyone that I had ever met before, it was desperately searching for this […]

Why can’t I get my coffee at home to taste like that?

November 18, 2008

Ok, so, I worked for Starbucks for over 2 years, and, still to this day, I can not get my coffee at home to taste like the coffee at my local Starbucks, or for any Starbucks for that matter.  Now, I realize that each Starbucks is loaded with an awesome water filtration system in each […]