Bj Davis
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  • Indianapolis, IN
  • United States
  • Bjava Coffee and Tea
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Bjava Coffee and Tea
What best describes my company
Discovering new food, Buying/Selling a Business, Making Friends, Networking, Finding Investors, New locations
I have been in the coffee industry 15 years as a barista, manager, and now owner. I spent 1 year with a trained chef at a breakfast and lunch cafe learning to translate my home cook mentality into something useful.

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It was roasting day.

Here I sit listening to the roaster hum, and Sandy curse the flame for going out.

She roasted last week and yesterday after we closed. We tasted some Colombia that she roasted yesterday. It was a little too fruity for her tastes, but I thought it was ok. I would like to see a bit more caramel in the flavor. It did go a tad sour once cooled.

Flame didn't go out yesterday, so she thought it was perhaps some moisture in the drum. Wonder why it is doing this… Continue

Posted on November 24, 2008 at 1:13pm

Hosting meetings and such

Today I hosted a get together for Smaller Indiana. SI is a ning group here started by a blogger/networker extraordinaire, Pat Coyle. This networking group has been great for me to reach more customers, since folks meet on the site then need a place to meet face to face.

My friend and customer Lalita Amos, is a member of SI, and she has started a rave section for local businesses on the site. Lalita is one of those customers you love to have. The kind that will hold meetings at your… Continue

Posted on August 5, 2008 at 10:05am

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At 2:04pm on November 11, 2008, Leslie Howard said…
Hi BJ, cool name. Might I add...I love coffee. I permanently have a coffee mug installed in my hand. I will have to stop by and have a sample.

At 12:02pm on August 27, 2008, Marcia Thompson said…
I just joined FohBoh and have no idea where to start, but wish you all the best and loved seeing your photos. Next time I'm in Indy, I'll stop and see your place. Take care.

Marcia Thompson, Co-Owner
White River Landing Family Restaurant & Pub
Muncie, Indiana
At 6:13am on August 3, 2008, Bj Davis said…
Hi ,

Welcome to FohBoh! We are the leading social-business network for the global restaurant industry and growing fast. Thanks for joining.

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At 6:13am on August 3, 2008, Bj Davis said…
Hi ,

It's my pleasure to be the first to welcome you to our fantastic community of foodservice professionals from all over the globe. With hundreds of blogs, discussions groups and events to discover, Fohboh is the perfect place for you to connect and communicate with colleagues and friends. Don't hesitate to contact me with comments or criticisms.

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At 6:13am on August 3, 2008, Bj Davis said…

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