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Cafe-MacMillan Learning Lab

Popcorn provided in-kind by: 

The Café offers a clean and fun environment for JA BizTown citizens to eat lunch and have a snack while on break. The Café sells popcorn, granola bars, lemonade and coffee (cash only).


You may enjoy working here if you like:

  • Working with people
  • Customer service
  • Math
  • Sales
  • Computers

The Whitney and Elizabeth MacMillan Experiential Learning Lab
213 Entrepreneurship Lane
JA BizTown, MN 55104

  • Obtains bank loan
  • Supervises employees and oversees business operations
  • Signs paychecks
  • Meets with other businesses to purchase insurance, renewable energy, and health insurance
  • Helps other employees with their work, and stands in for them on their breaks
  • Inputs and submits business loan to the bank
  • Creates and prints paychecks
  • Signs paychecks if CEO is not available
  • Pays online bills sent to business
  • Monitors money coming into the business
  • Deposits money from sales to bank
  • Sets up equipment
  • Scoops popcorn
  • Runs Taste Testing station
  • Keeps work areas clean
  • Monitors food supply inventory
  • Stands in for Sales Managers as needed
  • Sets up equipment
  • Assures lemonade is mixed correctly and is available for sale
  • Monitors beverage supply inventory
  • Keeps work areas clean
  • Assists for Food Managers, and Sales Managers as needed
  • Takes customer orders and receives payment.
  • Operates the Point-of-Sale System iPad (cash register)
  • Keeps equipment and work areas clean
  • Prepares lunch area (sets up chairs, tables, etc.)

Students in Action