Name: Bashayer Alzayed
My coffee: Our signature Aloha.
Most overused ingredient: Espresso shots.
Favorite coffee destination: Guatemala.
Favorite coffee gadget: Grinder.
Q: Why did you become involved with coffee?
I have always loved coffee and grew up around coffee lovers. So, I wanted to take this passion and make it full time job.
Q: What’s the best part of the job? Which part is the worst?
The best part of this job is working on something I am passionate about and sharing with the world something I love. And the worst part is the stress of always wanting to make the perfect cup of coffee.
Q: What makes a regular cup of coffee amazing?
The passion a barista puts in preparing it.
Q: How much coffee do you drink in a day?
Around 4 cups a day.
Q: What do you do for fun?
When I’m not working, I love to go diving.
Q: How do you deal with really annoying customers?
Smile!! and make a good cup of coffee.
Q: If you weren’t a barista, what would you like to be?
Q: What’s your favorite treat to have with your coffee?
I love strawberry. The sweetness of the strawberry balances the strong taste of coffee.