Angela Kozak opened Cup on Little Belmont Street eight years ago after working in the oil and gas industry for more than a decade.
Check out how she got on in our round of quick-fire questions below.
What’s your customer icebreaker?
The flower wall is always a chatting point.
It’s the end of your working day – what do you pour yourself?
Brockmans gin with elderflower tonic.
If you were a drink, what would you be?
Champagne – I like to think that my whole life is a special occasion.
Most unusual drink request?
We do get some obscure tea choices blended together.
What would the theme song to your average working day be?
It has to be that Cup song that Anna Kendrick sang in Pitch Perfect. Any of my staff that I have employed will know why.
What’s in your drinks cabinet at home?
Albariño wine, gin and bubbly.
Best food and drink pairing?
Lobster and champagne.
If you were stuck on a desert island, what three drinks are there with you?
Water, coffee and wine.
You have to make a drink to represent Aberdeen. What would that be?
Northern Lights – I’m not sure of the ingredients quite yet.
Your favourite superhero/celebrity is sitting in the cafe. Who is it and what do you serve them?
Daniel Craig and a martini – shaken not stirred, of course.