19grams Kitchen Crew

Meet the Team | Sandy for our Kitchen Crew

Meet the Team | Sandy from our Kitchen Crew

Sandy is one of those Magicians working behind the scenes for you and creating the delicious brunch or sandwiches you will be enjoying with your coffee. We are happy to introduce you to Sandy with this 2mins-Interview. Enjoy!

Are you a filter or espresso kinda guy?
+1 Barista point for pouring your own batch brew

Favourite Coffee Drink:
Decaf Oat Cappuccino (sorry)

Where are you from?
Aberdeen, Scotland

Latte Art or Latte Macchiato?
Decaf Oat Latte Art (still sorry)

What are you doing at 19grams? Describe your job in one sentence.
When the going is good I run the 19 grams Chaussee Kitchen.

Where did you get your skills from? Did you teach yourself everything?
My Mum, my Nan, various scary chefs (including Chef Damon).

What should nobody know about you?
I drink extra hot decaf coffees.

When and why did you start working at 19grams?
A little over two years ago

Did you have any other job in coffee before?
I used to think I was a hip swivelling barista about 12 years ago, I swivelled round and saw the kitchen, never looked back

How would you describe the 19grams cuisine? What’s typically?
Modern brunch with a multicultural twist

Which kitchen tool do you need every day?
A sharpening steel sure makes you look like you know what you’re doing

Do you think working in coffee is different to working in a “normal” restaurant? What’s your favourite part about the specialty coffee industry so far?
Free evenings!

How many coffees did you drink today?
One and done

What is your favourite coffee at the moment?
Don Martin

What is your go-to brewing method on the weekend/ at home?
Aero press, milk in the cafetière

What’s been your biggest revelation about the coffee industry since you started working in it?
There are an unbelievable amount of variables involved from sourcing to preparing, trust the Barista!