... is to empower the world to make better coffee & operate successful coffee businesses.
... is to educate, inspire & equip all baristas, business owners & coffee lovers, through access to resources, high quality products & services, ensuring success, happiness & longevity, as well as a memorable coffee experience.
Who is Artisti?
Established in 2009, we are a coffee company focused on producing high quality coffee, education & business support. Located on the Coffs Coast, we sell all things coffee online Australia-wide & service regional NSW wholesale customers.
Best known for our hands-on approach to supplying & supporting cafes with coffee, equipment, servicing, training & business consulting; we strive to enable our café partners to run successful businesses, build their dreams & support their lifestyle. We pride ourselves in being a trusted & reliable source of knowledge, experience & support for our café partners to learn from & call upon at all stages of their business.
We endeavor to create a community of baristas, business owners & coffee lovers that will see our company supported & thriving for generations. Representing our customers & our town, we always act & speak in a way that is respectful, kind, honest, caring & humble. We maintain our direct connection to our customers as well as our hands-on approach. This has been the cornerstone of building strong friendships & business relationships.
As individuals, we are fun, friendly, outgoing & motivated. As a team, we support each other, teach each other, we work hard together - enabling our business to grow & be sustainable into the future. We leave no man behind, therefore our staff are there for each other by being flexible & the having the ability to adapt to the teams needs at any given time. We are not here to cut corners or find shortcuts, we are here to set high standards & work smarter while maintaining our strong work ethic. We are proactive, forward thinking & self sufficient with a motivation to do our jobs to the best of our ability. We represent our brand when we are on & off the clock, always maintaining our professionalism. We understand the needs of our customers, the flexibility required to service & support them in hospitality hours, and we appreciate the lifestyle & balance our jobs allows us to live because of this. We are grateful for the opportunity to work in the coffee industry in regional New South Wales, not having to live in a major city to do so.
We are building a platform for people to enjoy & learn about coffee that is not prejudice, it does not judge, it does not take pride in knowing more than another, but rather uses that opportunity to impart knowledge & empower them. Through our café partners, roastery & online, we will maintain a friendly, relaxed, relatable & approachable feel, leaving every customer feeling satisfied that they were given an honest & quality product & service.
Meet the team
Director / Owner at Artisti Coffee Roasters, BLACKWHITE Espresso & i-milk
Luke is passionate about coffee and the industry. He brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and expertise in business operations, product management, project management and business development. Opening & selling multiple highly successful cafes as well as developing the i-milk system which has revolutionized the coffee industry.
Rod has over 25 years of experience as a Business Manager in many industries such as Food Distribution, Accounting and Finance, Building and Construction as well as Surveying and Engineering. Rod loves nothing better than seeing customers and team members enjoying what they do and succeeding at their goals.
Brand Manager & CRM
Spending over 10 years working as a full time barista throughout Australia for the top coffee companies, Jimmy has been an integral part of opening what we now know as the top cafes on the Coffs Coast. Moving from coffee making to a career in graphic design, brand management & digital media - Jimmy brings all of his coffee knowledge and marketing advice to the table.
Digital Marketing Manager
Ryan is our creative genius who produces all our video and photo content here at Artisti. He also looks after our Social Media and is responsible for filming, producing and editing all the amazing YouTube videos you see on our channel. We love how Ryan's content strikes the perfect balance between being both entertaining and informative and that he always captures the magic moments!
With years and years of experience behind espresso machines, Zac sure knows his stuff! He works here as our assistant roaster as well as a barista and was integral to setting up our training program. Zac is humble and always eager to improve his craft, he believes that the key to great coffee is the combination of knowledge, skill and passion.
Administration & Operations
Nicki brings years of administration experience to the team. She is highly organised and has a sharp attention to detail. Nicki's skills ensure that our servicing and production teams are equipped with all the right info to do a great job for our customers.
Byron takes care of all repairs and maintenance of our espresso equipment. Calm under pressure and with over 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry, he's the guy who will get you out of a spot of equipment trouble and ensure your gear is in top shape.
Espresso Bar & Retail Supervisor
Kaitlin is a gun barista and is committed to making an excellent cup of coffee that not only tastes great but also looks great every time. Adaptable and capable, Kaitlin leads our retail bar with a strong understanding of all our equipment, production fulfilment, and training.
Lauren has been a part of the Artisti family for quite a few years now having worked in numerous Artisti coffee shops. You'll always find a friendly, welcoming smile and next level coffee service from Lauren.
Freshly graduated from his Trainneeship, Ethan is our coffee loving barista extraordinaire! You'll see Ethan involved in all areas of our business from the bar to production. He's enthusiastic, super energetic and you might say full of beans! Perhaps that's coffee beans???
Wonder woman, camera shy, fixer upper, loves $$$’s, good cop & bad cop.
Barista in Training
The newest member of our team, we are stoked to have this legend on board. With a thirst for coffee and learning, Elijah is dedicated to perfecting the art of espresso.