Andrew & Chris, Owners of Show & Tell Coffee // Opening up a Brick & Mortar Shop, the Coffee Industry and the Importance of a Strong Business Partnership

Episode #4

We’ve rebranded!

This podcast used to be called ‘The Maker’s Collective Podcast’ and is now called ‘The Work Different, Live Different Podcast by The Maker’s Collective’. You’ll notice that we’ve updated the look and feel along with the name, which will appear across all of our episodes, old and new.

In this episode of the Maker’s Co Podcast you’ll meet Andrew Thom and Chris Tellez, the duo behind one of Kitchener’s newest coffee shops, Show & Tell Coffee. We go on a real journey with this one touching on a myriad of topics including, why this industry is important to them and how they both got into it, what it’s been like working together, the good and the bad of opening a physical space, and why Instagram has been their medium of choice for driving traffic to their shop. Sit back, relax with a cup of your favourite brew, and enjoy.

Topics covered:

  • Meet Chris & Andrew and Show & Tell Coffee
  • What it’s like to be partners
  • Early missteps
  • Communication is key
  • Customer service and coffee
  • The coffee industry and what’s going on in Waterloo Region
  • How each of them got into coffee
  • What’s coming up in 2018
  • Cafe interior - deliberate choices
  • What the boys do for fun
  • #30OntarioNorth
  • Driving traffic via Instagram

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