Getting started with Cropster Cafe

This manual outlines the steps required to get started. 

Before you can start to create and manage brew recipes, you need to set up Cropster Cafe. 

Cropster Cafe

Cropster Cafe is an information and communication platform for cafes, covering coffee quality control and retail operations processes, shared by staff on bar, and remotely accessible by cafe and company management.
Recipes is the first Cafe module that enables you to manage your recipes across multiple staff and locations, monitor brewing parameters, set references, etc. It helps you to improve consistency and manage beverage quality, all throughout your retail operations.

  1. Log in to the online platform C-sar
  2. Go to Cafe in the menu to enter the Cafe dashboard.
  3. When you enter the Cafe dashboard for the first time, you will be led through the first steps.
    Click here if you would like to go back through the onboarding at any time.

Demo video

This video outlines the onboarding steps as well as creating your first recipes and brews in Cropster Cafe.

Learn how to manage your recipes


Setting up cafe locations

  1. Enter a Cafe location name and select a Country
  2. Click the Create location button to submit. 
  3. If you have more than one Cafe location to add, repeat the steps above.
  4. Click Save & Next, once you are done adding locations.

Go to the More > Locations   to manage your locations.

Learn more about Locations.

Inviting Cafe managers and Baristas

You need to have group admin privileges to invite other users.

  1. Enter the Email address and the Name of the person you would like to invite to Cropster Cafe.
  2. Assign the user a respective role: 
    • Cafe manager: Can view and edit recipes and brews. 
    • Barista: Can view recipes and edit brews.
  3. Click Save & Next, once you have invited all Cafe users.

Under Users  you can manage users and assign permissions.

Learn how to assign user permissions.

Customizing your recipe parameters

As a last step, you can customize your recipe parameters by checking the box next to the information you want to track with your different brewing methods.

Once you have selected your parameters, click Finish to get to the Cafe dashboard. 

Under Cafe settings , the parameters can be revised at any time by a Cafe manager. 

As a next step, start creating your recipes. 

Learn how to create recipes

Congratulations! You are now ready to start logging your recipes and brews!

Thank you for being a Cropster customer! If you have feedback, questions, or concerns, please feel free to reach out by submitting a support ticket directly from We design and make alterations to our software based on user feedback, so we look forward to seeing what you have to say!