Questions we have been asked:
WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED?
Trade is located at 112 The Quay, Waterford City.
WHAT IS TRADE?
Coffee Bar, Barista Training, Workshops, Talks, generally all things coffee related.
WHY THE NAME TRADE?
Trade on the Quay in Waterford. The Coffee Trade. In the Trade for those in the coffee business. Learn the Trade for those not in the business. Trade talks. Trade ideas. That was the thinking.
WHAT DON’T YOU DO?
We don’t do food, like brunch or lunch, but we do serve small bites, bakes and pastries.
WHAT TYPE OF BARISTA COURSES DO YOU DO?
We have a range of Barista courses for individuals and groups from Beginners to Professional. Courses are suitable for those already in the trade or those looking to get started. We have delivered training to a diverse range of individuals and groups including TY students, Local Area Partnerships, ETB’s, LTI’s and Community Groups. Click here for our current schedule.
WHAT IS YOUR BACKGROUND IN COFFEE?
We have over twenty years experience in the coffee trade including distribution, wholesale, retail and Barista Training. We have worked as Baristas in Sydney, had coffee stalls at farmers markets, pulled shots all day at events like Tall ships and Winterval and pulled shots all night at festivals like Electric Picnic and Blazing Horse. We’ve been on origin trips to Africa and South America, been to coffee festivals in Amsterdam, London, Glasgow and beyond, and generally been around the coffee trade for over two decades.