It is Very Important …. that service be professional, courteous, fast and well-presented – according to the serving style required for each specific drink – with a spoon, packaged sugar, milk, chocolate, glass of water and/or a biscuit.
Fresh, good-tasting water is essential. The mineral content can affect the taste. Make your water taste better by using a filter.
Espresso coffee should be served in a totally white ceramic cup. It should be cone-shaped with the cup able to hold a maximum of 60 cubic centimeters (cm3).
The cups must be kept dry and warm before serving, ... that's why you'll often see coffee cups stacked in their heating space on top of coffee machines.
Espressos should be made using freshly ground coffee beans immediately prior to preparation. Your espresso is best consumed after stirring or swirling to blend the ingredients.
Don’t forget, when serving espresso, to ask your coffee lovers if they would like a glass of cold water with their espresso.
Perfect espresso needs no additions, as the balance of its flavours is already at its best. However, the addition of sugar or cream depends on individual taste and reduces acidity and bitterness. If you're adding sugar, don't use sugar cubes as they dissolve the crema more rapidly. Learn how to make espresso coffee here!
The varieties of serving coffees are numerous. To avoid confusion, here's some of the terms that you can become familiar with when your coffee lovers are ordering ....
An espresso cup is ...
A cappuccino cup is ...
A Latte can be served in a tall glass or cup with volume of 250 cc.