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It's Not All About Coffee With... Rob Cowles

  It’s been a little while since we profiled a member of the Rosetta team, and today in our “It’s Not All About Coffee” blog, we chat to none other than co-founder, Rob Cowles. Carry on down to read a bit more about the Rosetta origin story, some of the most rewarding times, challenges and achieving balance! ROSETTA: Introduce yourself to us and tell us what you do at Rosetta / how long have you been working there?  ROB: Jono and I started working one day a week on the idea of starting a specialty coffee-focused roasting business in 2009. I think 1 May 2010 was my first official day of doing Rosetta full time. ROSETTA: What are some of the best...

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It's Not All About Coffee With... Nolusindiso (Cindy) Madywabe

Meet Nolusindiso, otherwise known as Cindy, passionate about pastry and singing and sure that being a single-mum is what fuels her drive for excellence! In today's "It's Not All About Coffee" blog we learn more about the other half of the Bree Street super-star cheffing duo. ROSETTA: Introduce yourself to us and tell us what you do at Rosetta / how long have you been working there?  My name is Nolusindiso Madywabe, also known as Cindy. I stay in Khayelitsha, I'm a single parent, and I have one child; I'm a hard worker and an honest person.  ROSETTA: What are some of the best things about being a part of the Rosetta team?  CINDY: It's nice working with this team. It's...

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It's Not All About Coffee... With Waqaar Sanglay

ROSETTA: Introduce yourself to us and tell us what you do at Rosetta / how long have you been working there?  WAQAAR: My name's Waqaar Sanglay, and my pronouns are they/them. I've been working as a barista at Rosetta for about five months now ROSETTA: What are some of the best things about being a part of the Rosetta team?  WAQAAR: One of the best things about being part of the team is that I'm surrounded by people who all are driven to learn more about coffee, and I'm also in a position to taste some of the best coffees in South Africa. ROSETTA: Do you have any other passions, hobbies, special skills? Are you a parent? We want to...

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It's Not All About Coffee... With Promise Placide Dibwe Kuminga

In today's "It's Not All About Coffee" blog, we want to introduce you to Promise Placide Dibwe Kuminga, otherwise known as Promise PDK — father, husband, sports enthusiast and, well, barista! Through Promise, we see how full and fulfilling life can be and read about his pursuit of both excellence and the ever-illusive balance.  ROSETTA: Introduce yourself to us and tell us what you do at Rosetta / how long have you been working there?  PROMISE: Hello, my name is Promise Placide Dibwe Kuminga otherwise known as Promise PDK. I've been working for Rosetta as a barista since November last year. ROSETTA: What are some of the best things about being a part of the Rosetta team?  PROMISE: Being a part of...

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It's Not All About Coffee... With Zandi Pretorious

New to #teamRosetta, 22-year-old Zandi Pretorious has already made his mark and is learning fast. In this week's "It's Not All About Coffee" Blog we learn about how Zandi has decided to make excellence a lifestyle. ROSETTA: Introduce yourself to us and tell us what you do at Rosetta / how long have you been working there?  ZANDI: Hi, I'm Zandi Pretorious. I'm 22-years-old from Strand, and I've been working for Rosetta for just over 6-months.  ROSETTA: What are some of the best things about being a part of the Rosetta team?  ZANDI: The best part of working for Rosetta is most definitely their innovation in coffee — not just following the rules as a cafe, or doing what other cafe's do, for...

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