Coffee Jobs Podcast episode 6 – Laila Willbur


Welcome to the sixth episode of Coffee Jobs Podcast

In this episode, we speak to Laila Willbur. Laila has been a US Barista Champion in 2014, and is currently the director of coffee at Cherry Street. She’s also one of the team behind The Coffeewoman. She’s currently the Chair of the United States Barista Guild.

We talk about a number of things, from Laila’s career and the lessons she’s learned working for some of the best coffee companies in the US, to how Cherry Street approach development and why they’re never short of applicants for the opportunities they offer. She offers some insights into how to get the most out of volunteering and participating in the industry. We end on a discussion of how starting a family fits within a career in coffee. Don’t miss it!


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Cherry Street

The Coffeewoman

Laila Willbur on Twitter


James Hoffmann (jimseven.com, @jimseven)

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