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    Hi,
    I Have been asked to be the Barista at a friends wedding
    we have decided to use disposable mugs, dose any one know of / were i could get some bit more fancier cups than the stranded take away mug ?

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    Re: Take Away Coffee Mugs

    Catering Supply places perhaps? Failing that, I believe one or two of the sponsors to the left supply them

    Or of course, theres Beanbay ;D

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    • #3
      Re: Take Away Coffee Mugs

      :-? Hmm...Id question whether anybody would want a mug of milky coffee after a wedding meal?

      If the wedding is being catered, why not just speak with the caterers? Presumably they will have access to appropriate crockery.

      Might just be me, but I dont see a wedding as a "take away" style of function....

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      • #4
        Re: Take Away Coffee Mugs

        Originally posted by 4075787F4B577B72727171140 link=1329683843/2#2 date=1329686684
        Might just be me, but I dont see a wedding as a "take away" style of function....
        Try telling that to the GROOM!

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        • #5
          Re: Take Away Coffee Mugs

          Originally posted by 01323D372A0C147D530 link=1329683843/3#3 date=1329689057
          Try telling that to the GROOM! Shocked
          I used to cater and organise weddings - people get an idea in their head, and wont let it go no matter what the practicality of it is.

          If its an evening meal, the coffee take up is likely to only be 20% or so.

          Originally posted by 07323F380C103C35353636530 link=1329683843/2#2 date=1329686684
          If the wedding is being catered, why not just speak with the caterers? Presumably they will have access to appropriate crockery.
          Exactly.

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          • #6
            Re: Take Away Coffee Mugs

            Interesting topic, a while ago I was asked to Barista a wedding. Besides it being awesome fun. The idea was like they had hired a cafe for their guests doing their coffee. Guests were told to order anything they would like to order as a normal caffe. 8oz, 12oz, caramel lattes, decafs etc. We had three grinders set up(blend,so and decaf) all sizes of t/a cups, tea you name it we had it. This was a very big wedding for a lawyers daughter in which we supply their law firm coffee. I didnt know what to expect at the time, 4 coffees maybe? No! I got slaughtered and we got so much more repeat business and leads to new cafes it wasnt funny. So I suppose you just dont know what to expect nowadays.

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            • #7
              Re: Take Away Coffee Mugs

              the wedding is going to be at the brides family home the idea is for coffees between the ceremony and the reception and maybe coffee for the older folk after dinner with there cake.
              so hopefully not to big ill just push through.

              plus it was a request from the grooms mother.....

              Also if any one could help
              how much coffee beans and milk would i expect to need for 100 8 oz coffees ?

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              • #8
                Re: Take Away Coffee Mugs

                If you are doing single shots per 8oz then I would think you need around 1kg (700g - 900g) beans and around 20litres milk.

                Min 7g per shot x 100 shots = 700g
                7oz milk x 100 = 700oz = 20.7 litres (less microfoam)

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                • #9
                  Re: Take Away Coffee Mugs

                  Originally posted by 3D2A3333362C373D5F0 link=1329683843/6#6 date=1329768125
                  Also if any one could help 
                  how much coffee beans and milk would i expect to need for 100 8 oz coffees ?

                  Depends on what size you dose your basket with really, but given that youre talking about 100, just multiply the amount of coffee you use for each shot by that. (somewhere around 1-2kg would be ballpark figure)

                  Milks a trickier one, given that its not something everyone has in their coffee... but given the concept that everyone has a flat white, Id suggest about 15 to 20 litres of the white stuff

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                  • #10
                    Re: Take Away Coffee Mugs

                    Thank you for that information
                    Much Appreciated !

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