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Coffee Taster Level 1 | About the Coffee/Workbench | Kansas City, MO | July 17-21, 2017

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This five-day course allows you to take all of the coursework for the Coffee Taster 1 Pathway. The Foundations of Coffee serves as the introduction to all the Pathways and builds a vocabulary, both spoken and sensed, that will serve each subsequent class in any chosen course of study. The Coffee Taster Pathway is designed to develop both your palate and your coffee career, preparing you for work in evaluation and analysis with the confidence to participate in high-stakes decision making. Always in high demand, sensory experts are pushing the front lines of specialty coffee into new territory, borrowing from outside disciplines to incorporate innovative lab techniques and data tracking, while working to achieve new heights in quality.
Please note: all Foundation classes must be taken to receive a certificate.

Hosted By:       USA- About the Coffee/Workbench 

Location:          Kansas City, MO 

Date & Time:    July 17-21, 2017

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.


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

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

For more information, please contact the host directly: renee@firedancercoffee.com





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