North County Roastery | Food and Hospitality

Average Wage for this Career

$60,000-$75,000 *This figure represents the median wage for this career in San Diego County and not the wages of any specific interviewee

Occupational Outlook


About Master Roaster

Meet Master Roaster, Jason Walker, who tells us about his job at North County Roastery in Oceanside.

Coffee Shop/Restaurant managers lead many aspects of their restaurant’s operations. To do this, they rely on a variety of useful skills—whether they’re making decisions about specific menu items or training employees during their first day on the job.

The skills a restaurant manager needs can include: Customer service, Financial management; including payroll, revenue, and expenses, Vendor research, Interpersonal communication, Teamwork, Conflict resolution, Problem-solving, and Data analysis.

In Addition to this, coffee shops that have a coffee roaster requires exceptional understanding to coffee as well as performing the roasting process.

Education Resources

Introduction to Roasting and Cupping
California Roasting Collective 

San Diego Coffee Training Institute
SCA-Certified Barista Professional Training