More Than A Brilliant Barista : Meet Juan-Camilo


Discover the Magic Behind Every Cup

Meet Juan, a vibrant heart and soul of Paper St. Coffee, whose decade of experience in the coffee industry brews a deep connection to this beloved beverage. Juan’s journey with coffee is more than a career; it's a passionate expression of joy and community. Barista, coffee master, ray of sunshine -  he’s a pivotal part of our family, crafting unforgettable moments in every cup.

Coffee as a Canvas for Emotions

Juan believes that each cup of coffee he crafts at Paper St. Coffee is a canvas for emotions. For him, the art of coffee making is an expressive act—a way to communicate feelings and enhance moods. His creations are not merely beverages; they are personalized expressions of warmth and welcome, tailored to brighten days and soothe spirits.



When we asked Juan if he was a coffee drink, which would he be - he answered

" a Cortado, because its creamy, has character and is sweet and expressive."

A Master of Joyful Connections

At the core of Juan's work is an unwavering commitment to exceptional experience. He believes that a truly memorable coffee experience stems from a genuine connection with those he serves. Each interaction is an opportunity to make a positive impact, a philosophy that Juan embodies with every espresso shot poured and every latte art swirled.

Juan’s Life Beyond the Brew

When he’s not behind the counter, Juan embraces the beauty of the natural world. An avid hiker and photographer, he finds peace and inspiration in the tranquility of nature—capturing stunning sunrises, expansive landscapes, and the serene sunset. His love for the outdoors enriches his appreciation for the simple, pure moments in life, much like savoring a perfect cup of coffee.

(Grand Falls AZ, Photo Credit Juan C.)

Embracing Every Moment with Coffee

Juan lives by simple yet profound words :

"Smile and always happy, even if you have problems in life, mind - always be happy, enjoy the moment, enjoy every time you have cup of coffee. ( enjoy coffee often)

Even if the sky is dark ,the sun is shining there - drink coffee." This philosophy is a reminder to savor the present, cherishing each sip and the comfort it brings, regardless of life's ups and downs.

Experience the Joy of Juan’s Coffee Craft

Juan's influence at Paper St. Coffee extends beyond his skill with a coffee machine. His unique approach to blending the art of coffee making with emotional richness ensures every visit is not just about a drink—it’s about experiencing joy, welcome, and a touch of magic.

  • When you visit our Paper St. Coffee cafe in Cresskill New Jersey you may just have the opportunity to see Juan in his element and enjoy a transformative coffee experience. Don't forget to follow our blog for more inspiring stories and updates!

Juan's favorite coffee drink is naturally, espresso. A pure form of coffee that lets you taste every moment in the journey of the bean, from grow to roast.

Juan’s story is a testament to the power of passion and the transformative nature of a simple cup of coffee. Whether you’re a coffee aficionado or just starting to explore the world of java, Juan’s brews and stories are waiting to inspire you at Paper St. Coffee.



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