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Foundations + Barista Level 1 Pathway (including Practical Exam) | Academy of Coffee Excellence | Williamsburg, VA | June 19-21

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This is a 3-Day Course that includes the Foundations of Coffee, Barista Level 1 coursework and the Barista Level 1 Practical Exam. This course includes a roasting demonstration that ties together the seed to cup process. We will roast, cup, brew and extract plenty of coffee.

Hosted By: Academy of Coffee Excellence at Williamsburg Coffee 

Location: 1592 Penniman Road, Unit A&B Williamsburg VA 23185
Date & Time:   June 19-21, 2017; see registration link for details

Instructor: Todd Arnette and Brian Babcock
Todd Arnette is the owner of The Academy of Coffee Excellence at Williamsburg Coffee, a Founding Premier Training Campus offering all training programs of the Specialty Coffee Association, Coffee Quality Institute, Coffee Industry Food Safety Modernization Act and other programming. Mr. Arnette is a Q Instructor and Authorized SCA Trainer. He currently serves on the Education Advisory Board of the Specialty Coffee Association. He is a Certified Roaster, Sensory Specialist, Barista, Brewer and Subject Matter Expert. Memberships: Specialty Coffee Association, National Coffee Association Roaster’s Guild and Barista Guild. Mr. Arnette has professional development relationships with clients in all facets of the Specialty Coffee supply chain around the world and maintains long standing personal relationships with coffee producers at origin.

Tuition and Registration: CLICK HERE to visit the host's website for complete information on pricing and registration.

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  • Additional Information: 8:00am coffee, fruit and baked goods available. Classes start promptly at 8:30am. Lunch will be provided each day. We gladly accommodate allergy and other dietary considerations.

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