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Introduction to Roasting

When:

April 26, 2019

9:00 am — 4:00 pm

Introduction to Roasting is a two-day course designed to give new or prospective roasters the knowledge and skill to find success in the craft of coffee roasting. Topics covered include basic roasting techniques, roast levels, roast profiles, cupping, green coffee buying, building a roasting program, roastery design, and of course, fire safety. Students will have a chance to participate in hands-on roasting and cupping along with classroom instruction. After two days, students will walk away with newfound confidence and a wealth of information to bring back to their roasting businesses.

Cancellation Policy:

If you are unable to attend this class after signing up, you’ll receive a refund only if we are able to fill your spot.

Introduction to Roasting is a two-day course designed to give new or prospective roasters the knowledge and skill to find success in the craft of coffee roasting. Topics covered include basic roasting techniques, roast levels, roast profiles, cupping, green coffee buying, building a roasting program, roastery design, and of course, fire safety. Students will have a chance to participate in hands-on roasting and cupping along with classroom instruction. After two days, students will walk away with newfound confidence and a wealth of information to bring back to their roasting businesses.

Cancellation Policy:

If you are unable to attend this class after signing up, you’ll receive a refund only if we are able to fill your spot.

Price:

$

Instructor: Steve Hoffman

Stephen works as Director for Coffee at One Village Coffee. He got started as a barista in the early aughts and worked his fair share of shifts in Philly cafes over the years. He set off the smoke alarm on his very first home roast, but was undeterred and eventually started roasting professionally in 2013. Thousands of batches later and his shop vac skills are really coming along! In 2017 he fulfilled a longtime goal of becoming a certified Q Grader.