- Producer of Boss Barista, a podcast and accompanying newsletter focused on the food, beverage, and service industry.
- Recipient of North American Guild of Beer Writers: Best Local Reporting (2020), Best Podcast (2020).
- Managing editor for Fresh Cup Magazine.
Ashley Rodriguez is a writer and podcast producer based in Madison, Wisconsin and specializing in all things coffee.
Originally from Miami, Ashley has been making coffee since 2010, working as a barista, shop manager, and coffee trainer in New York, San Francisco, and Chicago. She's the former online editor of Barista Magazine, the industry's leading trade magazine, and was the podcast producer and content manager for Good Beer Hunting. She's currently the managing editor for Fresh Cup Magazine and a contributor for Simply Recipes.
She also runs her own podcast and accompanying newsletter, Boss Barista, examining issues affecting the food, beverage, and service industry.
When eating alone: "If I'm by myself, I love either making elaborate dishes that take hours to make and will result in me eating dinner at midnight, or I'll buy dino-shaped chicken nuggets and indulge my inner child."
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