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Learning how to Roast Coffee

Learning how to Roast Coffee

Q: I am interested in learning the art of coffee roasting. Do you offer classes? Yes, we do! Use this discount code at the checkout: RoastingCurriculum25off Let's start by defining what makes a great coffee roaster: The ability to taste and make technical adjustments to correct errors. Learning to roast coffee successfully requires mentorship over a period of time, varying from a few months to a few years with lots of trials and errors. In spite of that fact, we can teach you the fundamentals of coffee roasting, safety procedures, simple maintenance and basics about coffee in a weekend. Anything beyond...

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How Barista Competitions were organized

How Barista Competitions were organized

To help facilitate discussion at the SCAA meeting of Canadian Coffee minds, I thought I would provide a summary of how the Barista events are organized in Canada, and subsequently funded to those of you who may not be familiar with the structure. Feel free to pass on this email to anyone who may be interested in this. Background The Canadian Barista championships and allied regionals are under the wing of the Coffee Association of Canada(CAC). The CAC in turn delegates the running of the championships to the sanctioned body "Vida Radovanovic” and the Canadian Barista and Coffee Academy(CBA). Vida...

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2 days of barista training at Fratello after the Barista Competition

2 days of barista training at Fratello after the Barista Competition

The Canadian Barista & Coffee Academy will be offering two days of barista training at Fratello this May 26th and 27th, 2008 – following the Barista Competition. This special training academy for barista (espresso machine operators) and those interested in learning more about coffee and espresso presents its 2008 Educational Program. The hands-on training workshops are lead by Canadian and international expert trainers and professional baristas. They are for those new to the industry or those who want to perfect their coffee skills and include: Basic Training, Advanced Training and Expert Barisa workshops. Please refer to the schedule below for...

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