Tag: coffee house

Crimson Brings Sustainable Coffee and Relationships to Easton Town Center

October 27, 2020 (Published: October 27, 2020)

Attention Columbus coffee lovers:  It’s time to immerse yourself in a world of exceptional coffee and tea, sourced from small coffee farms around the world! Crimson, our new flagship retail concept, has opened at 4066 Worth Avenue in the newest district at Easton Town Center.   Extraordinary Coffee, Grown by Small-plot Coffee Farmers Founder and […]

How Much Does it Cost to Open a Coffee Shop?

November 8, 2022 (Published: January 28, 2019)

(Photo: Grand opening of Bing’s Bake & Brew in Newark, DE) If you’re thinking of opening a coffee shop, two questions you’re probably asking yourself are: “How much does it cost to open a coffee shop?” and “Do I need a coffee shop business plan?” We’ve got answers! Our team of coffee shop startup consultants […]

How to Calculate Coffee Shop Start-up Costs

October 17, 2022 (Published: June 7, 2018)

In a “Start-up Strategies” column for CoffeeTalk magazine, Crimson Cup Founder and President Greg Ubert addressed one of the first questions potential business owners ask: “How much does it cost to open a coffee shop?” As he writes, “Because every specialty coffee business is different, there is no simple answer. Your costs will depend on […]

25th Anniversary Milestone 4: Java’s Grows via the Seven Steps

November 10, 2016 (Published: October 29, 2016)

In 2016, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea celebrates 25 years of coffee+community! This is the fourth in a series of blog posts about the milestones we’ve achieved along the way. In 1996, Greg met with Erich Gellner, an entrepreneur who wanted to open a coffee house in Columbus, Ohio. Erich was looking for a coffee roaster to […]

How Much Does it Cost to Add a Brew Bar to Your Coffee Shop?

November 8, 2022 (Published: September 20, 2016)

Brew bars have become essential features to attract coffee enthusiasts to your coffee house. A brew bar provides a dedicated space for preparing hand-pour coffees. This allows coffee shops to showcase the quality of their coffee using pour-over brewing methods that bring out the nuanced flavors of each bean. We explored the benefits of brew […]

25th Anniversary Milestone 2: A New Mentor and Coffee Blend

September 15, 2016 (Published: September 7, 2016)

In 2016, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea celebrates 25 years of coffee+community! This is the second in a series of blog posts about the milestones we’ve achieved along the way. Less than a year after launching Crimson Cup, Greg encountered a mentor who would help him shape the company’s evolution. In March 1992, he called on a […]

25th Anniversary Milestone 1: Greg Ubert Falls in Love with Specialty Coffee

September 15, 2016 (Published: September 1, 2016)

In 2016, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea celebrates 25 years of coffee+community! This is the first in a series of blog posts about the milestones we’ve achieved along the way. In August 1991, The Fresh Prince was fresh. MS-DOS 5.0 was cutting-edge tech. Fava beans were all the rage. And a young entrepreneur named Greg Ubert […]