Mokhtar Alkhanshali talks about the impact of disease on coffee production and how the coffee plant’s past holds the key to its future. This talk was presented live in July 2017 at Bloom San Francisco, a unique event hosted by the Barista Guild of America. Listen to the extended version of this talk by subscribing to to …
Anetrice Strobles-Brown on her fascination with language, how she became a sensory scientist, and why sensory lexicons are important in the food and beverage industry. This talk was recorded at #RecoDublin in June 2016.
Kalle Freese on the failures, successes, and insights he’s gained on his mission to make great instant coffee. This talk was recorded at #RecoDublin in June 2016.
Peter Giuliano on the story of the collaboration involving two scientific studies, two institutions, three countries, and hundreds of participants that helped create the Coffee Taster’s Flavor Wheel. This talk was recorded at #RecoDublin in June 2016.
Training for subjectivity can be time-consuming and expensive. At Re:co Dublin 2016, CoffeeMinds sensory scientist Ida Steen presents her PhD work on identifying sensory learning strategies and training, to close the gap between subjectivity and objectivity as effectively as possible.
Stories are baked into the specialty coffee experience. At Re:co Dublin, Nick Cooper of Salt Media explains how important those stories are to tell in order to break through the noise.
Over the past six months, following the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) unification vote, the leadership of the Roasters Guild (RG) and the Roaster Guild of Europe (RGE) have been paving the way towards the unification of the two organizations to form the Coffee Roasters Guild (CRG)— the trade guild of the SCA for professionals dedicated …
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Donnie Madia speaking at the Fall 2016 Bloom event in Chicago. Among the city of Chicago’s most acclaimed restaurateurs, Donald J. Madia has mastered the art of collaboration to execute his singular unerring instincts for style, atmosphere and hospitality. His unique blend of visionary inspiration, attention to detail and sense of unlimited possibility informs all …
Marcus Boni speaking at the Fall 2016 Bloom event in Chicago. Marcus has had the sincere pleasure of being a member of the Specialty Coffee Community for the past 14 years and is currently the Vice President of Retail with Intelligentsia Coffee.