If you serve coffee at your cafe or restaurant, what's the most important piece of equipment for making it? Many people would say it's actually the coffee grinder!
The size and consistency of coffee grounds are one of the biggest determinants of how good the final cup of java is, more than many other factors. Coffee enthusiasts can argue all day about different brewing methods, but if you're starting from substandard grounds, even the best coffee maker won't save the batch.
Typically, you have two options: hand grinding, or electric grinders. There are commercial-grade coffee grinders in both cases, so the question is simply which is right for your restaurant. Let's take a look!