Foundation - Firedancer, Illinois - 6/12/2019

The Roasting Module gives you an understanding of the roasting process, including the roast cycle and how to control sensory aspects of the coffee by roasting light or dark and with different roast profiles. In addition, this module covers roast defects, the physical changes that beans undergo during the roasting process, as well as workspace management and lean production.

The Roasting curriculum covers the following subjects:

  • Terminology – coffee roasting and roasting equipment
  • The roasting process – physical changes in coffee beans, the chemistry of coffee roasting, sensorial changes, roast profile, roast log
  • Green coffee – anatomy of the cherry, physical properties of green beans, health factors, and coffee
  • Safety and maintenance – common dangers, roaster cleaning, and maintenance
  • Business – price, customer preference, product parameters
  • Roastery management – Lean production, workspace design, and management, environmental issues

Roasting can be studied at three different levels:

Foundation gives a basic understanding of the roasting process, including the roast cycle and how to control sensory aspects of the coffee by roasting light or dark;

Intermediate builds on the basics covered in Foundation and covers roast defects, the physical changes that beans undergo during the roasting process and introduces roast profiles and roast color precision;

Professional gives you the skills and knowledge needed as a manager to plan and execute quality control by high-level skills in roast process control for both color and roast time, create a product range to meet different preferences, calculate production costs and ensure efficient production based around principles of lean manufacturing.

LOCATION:  Firedancer Coffee Consultants, 5400 Newport Drive, Ste. 9,  Rolling Meadows IL 60008.  If you have any questions on classes being held at this campus, please call 630.387.6651 or email education@firedancercoffee.com.

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