• Barista
  • Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
  • Cert IV Small Business Management
  • 2007 Excellence in Business Winner
  • A.I.C.A. Judge
  • Founder @promisedlandcoffee


Specialty Coffee Roaster

I roast and supply specialty grade beans to cafes and offices

Visit www.promisedlandcoffee.com

Innovative Corporate Delivery

The only coffee delivery in Melbourne and it’s the best quality possible. Batch brew is the only consistent, high quality coffee and it’s convenient and affordable. Read client testimonials.

Visit www.promisedlandcoffee.com


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Jonathon is not only a creative and innovative force in the coffee industry, he is a mentor and leader that is willing to take time to invest in those around him.

Having worked on several occasions side by side to Jon, I can say that each time I grew in my knowledge and skill set because of his input. Systems and programs can be taught, but the excitement and drive Jon brings to any environment can only be described as contagious, something you just need to be around.

I can easily recommend Jon to share his knowledge of coffee, hospitality and business development. He has the ability to help shape any business for success.

Maurice Beninngston, Stairway ChurchSSSS

Jonathon along his wife Erin have overwhelmingly improved both the function, speed and community of our church Cafe. Within a limited budget, they redesigned and reinvented both the coffee experience and the atmosphere of much of the church foyer and surprised us by turning a profit in the first year. I continually hear and see the effects of what great coffee and great service can bring a faith community. Please feel free to contact me if you have any other questions.

Executive Pastor, Stairway Church

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If you are a cafe in Melbourne and want to give your cafe an edge get in touch with specialist barista and roaster Jonathon Sciola

The World Loves Melbourne 2016

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Working with Jonathon over the past two years has been such a pleasure. His knowledge and passion for coffee come through in everything he does. He consistently went above and beyond to do everything to make our coffee program work. Jonathon was always different than the other people who help our business, he always felt like one of us, part of the team. I cannot recommend Jonathon highly enough.

Zev Forman, CEO 5&Dime Bagels

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Jonathon found a buyer for our busy CBD cafe that resulted in a successful sale. His coffee knowledge compassion and business acumen make him a valuable business mentor and consultant. Highly recommended!

Robert Savage, Founder Rex Tremendae, Roaster Prologue, 2017

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Jonathon Sciola has a unique ability to see the unseen. He is a leader in the coffee industry and carries great insight as to what will best suit your cafe.

Daniel Ingini, Cafe Entrepreneur, Founder Mock Turtle Degraves

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Jonathon Sciola is a Melbourne coffee legend having worked at St Ali and trained many baristas in the art of making coffee.

Blog Post, The World Loves Melbourne 2014

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Jono’s dedication to the quality of his product, and the industry in general, is second to none. He has helped allow Square and Compass grow into a very successful local cafe. Jono allowed us time to focus on what matters most in the Melbourne hospitality and coffee scene.

Kael Sahely, Founder Pillar of Salt | BAWA | Barry’s | Square and Compass 

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Jonathon Sciola visited our business when it was in its infancy. He listened carefully to what we wanted to achieve and reviewed the systems we had in place at the time. He seemed to get a quick grasp of our current situation then made some very valuable recommendations for us to re-think and implement. We are very grateful for his advice as we proceeded to make the necessary changes to step up to a higher level of operating. We would recommend Jonathan to anyone who needs some fresh ideas from a new angle.

Brian Gardner, Change Consultant 

Jonathon Sciola is a highly creative individual. Jonathon has given me several ideas that are worth thousands if not millions of dollars. I can guarantee his ideas will lift your mindset and your marketing approach to a level that will fascinate and astonish your customers and competitors. Get in quick while he is still available!


Brian Gardner, Change Consultant 

Media Coverage

gramThe Coffee Prerogative” by Jonathon Sciola, Published by The World Loves Melbourne

When Coffee Is Bigger, Bolder” by No-BS Coffee Subscription

Promised Land Coffee” by Matt Holden (The Age Good Cafe Guide Editor)

Promised Land Coffee – Hawk Blend” by GRAM MAGAZINE JUNE 2017

Filter Coffee in Melbourne is Back” by Sharkingforchipsanddrinks

Australian International Coffee Awards” – Judging Panel, Page 4



A graduate to the Bachelor of Business (Marketing) at Swinburne University, Jonathon also holds a Certificate IV in Business Management and Certificate IV in Christian Ministry. Jonathon won the 2007 Excellence in Business Award for Jonno’s Car Wash and in 2008 was a National Finalist for the SaveWater Awards. Currently Jonathon is pouring himself into the specialty coffee indusrty as a roaster, coffee judge and consultant who adds his entrepreneurial flare and past experience to his new found passion.

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