The boys at Dreamboyz Espresso are feeling like stars these days. Less than a week after CHS broke the news on the Capitol Hill-appropriate switch-up from bikinis to six-pack abs and short shorts behind the counter at this Broadway drive-thru coffee shack, business is booming and the “baristos” are being asked to appear in selfie videos by coffee fans that want to show off “that I got one with you.”
“Fitness is what my passion is,” Brandon tells CHS. “I worked at Starbucks a couple years back, enjoyed being a barista, however it wasn’t enough money, so when I saw this opportunity, I was like, in a way, I get to bring those things together.”
“It’s gone bigger than I thought,” Brandon says.
For Jashaun, the job beats pouring concrete for Cement Masons Local 528. Like Brandon, his body is his livelihood.
“When I’m not doing this, I’m at the gym. If I’m not at the gym, I’m at home meal prepping or playing video games,” Jashaun says.
Usually working in tandem, the baristas split tips — “much better than Starbucks” — and spend the day mixing up drinks while wearing as little as possible. They’re hiring, by the way.
The coffee? You’re probably not really stopping by for that. Both baristas recommended Italian sodas with Red Bull as their favorite drinks to make.
Dreamboyz Espresso is located at 324 Broadway E. Learn more at instagram.com/Dreamboyzespresso/
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