“Ben Coyle really is the go to guy when it comes to opening a cafe. He’s passionate and smart, but most importantly Ben brings a unique and complete approach to understanding what it takes to be successful in a hugely competitive and complex industry. They don't call him ‘The Cafe Guy’ for nothing!”
-Andrew Griffiths, Australia’s #1 Small Business and Entrepreneurial Author.
Ben is a successful café owner, hospitality trainer and café consultant both in Australia and abroad. He has a passion for helping others find their path and make their journey into hospitality a fruitful one.
Ben was born in Melbourne, Australia. He worked in the Australian Customs Service as a dog handler and marine enforcement officer. He has dabbled in natural therapies, including massage and Chinese therapies and was an aerobics instructor before finding his way into hospitality. He loves the challenge of business and believes that one needs a balance between running a business and living a stress-free life. He balances life between working with new café owners and living by the ocean. He swears he’ll take a call while waiting for the next wave.
As a keen traveler, he loves helping clients abroad to overcome the barriers associated with hospitality businesses and is adamant all business owners in the industry face similar challenges.
He now travels speaking to small or large groups inspiring team work through connection and communication and is currently working on his second book.