The Ristretto Time podcast started initially as a type of journal. My intention was to go through some of the things I learned during the years I spent starting and running Cafe Chocolat in downtown Washington DC. As I kept recording, I realized that these mental notes I had could come in handy to those who have always dreamed of owning a coffee shop, or were in the process of building one.
In each episode I share my personal experience on each topic. As a format, I have kept interviews at a minimum -- I think out of 26 episodes I have guests only on 3 of them. The rest are just my thoughts and experiences on what I did right and what I wish I could have done differently at Cafe Chocolat.
When I record, I either don't plan or do minimal planning on what I am going to talk about. I just hit record on my iphone and submit after I'm done talking. Therefore, you may not find the high quality production you may be used to in other podcasts. I did not want to go the overproduced route, because I felt that it took away from me focusing on sharing my experience as candidly as possible. If you like high quality sound -- this podcast may not be for you. If you're here for content, I think you've come to the right place.
Thank you for listening,
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