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Any Cafes use Decent Machines? DE1+, PRO, or XL


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Its great to find this supportive online community here.

We will be opening up a small specialty cafe at the end of the year or early 2021 and have been researching every possible machine under the sun. As a 40 year old tech nerd, the thought of using a Decent Machine resonated. Are the Decent Machines a good fit in Cafe settings? Can it handle 5-15 drinks per hour x 10 hours? What would be the maximum drinks it could crank out in the off chance of a "lunch rush" customer spike? How is the reliability / or how often do they need to be taken offline & repaired?

Thanks in advance.
 

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I think the DE cafe machine are supposed to be used "in line" as in you buy 3 or 4 of them or however many groups you need. Maybe a more teaditional machine to start with, with maybe one DE for the coffees that really benefit from profiling? Difficult time to be opening a cafe, I hope it goes well. Maybe in 2021 it will be better than it is now, hell if more people are working from home the hospitality sector might see an increase in bookings of venues for short social events if companies try to give up office space.

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