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Roaster Professional | Probat Burns | Vernon Hills, IL | September 18-21, 2017

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Roaster Pathway Level 2 is the SCA Roaster Professional Certificate and it will examine topics ranging from sustainability and business to culinary science and sensory analysis to farming and processing of coffee cherries. Roaster Pathway Level 2 graduates will leave the program with a depth of insight and experience necessary to innovate and lead in specialty coffee. Completion of Roaster Level 1 or the SCA Roaster Foundation and Intermediate Certificates is is required for the Roaster Professional. The Roaster Professional Practical Exam is included.

Hosted By:   Probat Burns

Location:  Vernon Hills, IL 

Date & Time:   September 18-21, 2017; see registration link below for information

Instructor: Mike Ebert is founder of Firedancer Coffee Consultants, dedicated to helping clients create a personalized strategy to ensure long-term success. He works primarily with roasters, producers and retailers, drawing from his extensive experience in all facets of the specialty coffee supply chain to guide clients in reaching their potential. Ebert is a specialized lead instructor for Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) certification programs and is chair of the SCAA C Coffee Business Education Committee, which develops new educational experiences for the specialty coffee community.  He has had a hand in many positions up and down the supply chain.

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Educational credits to be awarded upon completion of coursework and passing of appropriate tests. 

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