Mohammad AlHasan General Manager ,Co-Founder Earned his Finance Degree from San Francisco State University in the United States. Following his university studies he remained in the US for an additional year and worked at Volkswagen as an account manager. During this period he gained valuable experience in sales and customer service. At Caffeine Mohammed is the general manager and head trainer. Professionally trained and certified under the Specialty Coffee Association. He is also in charge of quality control as well as product development.
‘Q’ Arabic Grader
SCA Coffee Diploma
Authorized SCA Trainer
SCAA Barista Level 2
SCAA Golden Cup Technician
Ali AlHasan Strategic Planning, Co-Founder Educated in the USA at Southern Methodist University in Dallas Texas, where he earned two Bachelor of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering & Mathematics. Following his university studies, Ali worked in the USA for 14 years. Four years, 1998-2002, in the technology field starting in engineering, and ending as a district sales manager in Silicon Valley California serving some of the largest and most influential technology companies in the world. During the next 10 years, 2002 to 2012, he has built his own business in the financial industry, which is still in operation with four branches across the USA. This experience in running his own business as well as working in Silicon Valley was instrumental in shaping his thinking and ability to leading & managing people.
Hawra AlHasan Head Barista, Partner Currently completing her final year at Kuwait University; where she is earning her degree in Public Relations and Political Science. Since childhood, Hawra did not fit the norm, or the average. She wanted to do something different, something exciting and special. She is the youngest Kuwaiti female barista. As the first Kuwait staff member at Caffeine, she started learning all about coffee. During that process she developed a very delicate and sensitive taste pallet, which helps her single out every note and flavor in a cup of java. Her enthusiasm and passion for specialty coffee grew during her participation in the Coffee and Tea Festival in Dubai 2015. She has been working as barista since Caffeine’s grand opening in March of 2015.
‘Q’ Arabic Grader
SCA Barista Professional
SCA Brewing Professional
Maryam AlJasser Head Chef Caffeine’s head chef who is also a law student that found her true passion in a kitchen wearing an apron. She completed numerous culinary courses, both in Kuwait and in France. As her skills grew, she was recruited as a chef and worked in several notable restaurants in Kuwait. She also utilizes the expertise that she has gained to consult Kuwaiti local concepts in menu development.