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 Expert  726585

Expert in Coffee: Retail, Wholesale, Roasting, Sourcing


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
USA
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has been in the Specialty Coffee Business for over 16 years. Within this time, Expert has trained numerous clients in both the Retail and Wholesale side of the coffee business.

Expert's primary expertise is in the following areas: Coffee roasting, roasting plant design, green coffee buying, coffee blending, roaster training, roast quality assessment and control *Founder of Specialty Coffee Roaster in Southern California *Journeyman coffee roaster with numerous accolades for quality achievement and member of the Roasters Guild *Green coffee buyer with numerous industry contacts *Experience worldwide establishing coffee roasting facilities and roasting protocols * Ready to drink and powder drink development

Expert currently consults and handles the daily Quality Control of a wholesale business which roasts 750,000/lb per year. Daily duties include: cupping, roasting QC, blending, sourcing and custom development.

Expert has been involved with Roaster & Roaster/Retailer start-ups. Most recently Expert handled the complete operations overhaul of Turkey's largest specialty coffee roaster. This work incorporated full review and implementation of cupping, blending & profile roasting protocol. He also set up overseas green coffee sources for the client, and helped secure their largest account. Expert will also be in charge of overseeing Romania's largest specialty roasting facility, to be built late fall of 2009. Other clients assisted have been located in Jamaica and in the U.K.

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beverage

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beverage processing

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cappuccino

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coffee

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coffee extract

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coffee filter

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coffee grinding

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coffee industry

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coffee manufacturing

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coffee roasting

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contract manufacturing

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decaffeination

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flavoring material

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decaffeinated coffee

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extraction

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instant coffee

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portable appliance

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tea


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Los Angeles, California;  San Diego, California;  Long Beach, California;  Santa Ana, California;  Anaheim, California;  Riverside, California;  Bakersfield, California;  Glendale, California;  Huntington Beach, California;  and San Bernardino, California.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1989   B.A.   Political Science / Sociology   University of California, Santa Barbara  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

2005 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Consultant

 

Expert currently consults and handles the daily Quality Control of a wholesale business which roasts 750,000/lb per year. Daily duties include: cupping, roasting QC, blending, sourcing and custom development.


1993 to 2005

 

Supreme Bean Coffee Roasters

 

Partner / Sales / Roasting QC

 

His primary responsibilities were: Sales, support, service, training, coffee roasting, green coffee buying, coffee blending, roaster QC, Coffee assessment and control.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Roasters Guild of America Barista Guild of America Specialty Coffee Association of America

Awards/Recognition

Numerous high scores for Coffee submitted to: www.coffeereview.com


Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Coffee expert for consulting on coffee selection for large chain.
  • Expert for consulting on coffee technical.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Monroe County breach of contract litigation.
  • Expert legal coffee roasting for consulting on Coffee Roasting.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2008 to 2008   United Kingdom   Created Espresso and coffee profiles for specialty coffee retail chain.
2007 to 2007   Turkey   Complete overhaul of roasting operations. Review and implementation of roasting profiles and protocol, cupping, blending, sourcing, flavoring, packaging.

Additional Skills and Services:
Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Throughout his 16 years of experience, Expert has secured numerous sources for equipment, parts, ancillary retail products (powders, sauces, syrups) & green coffee.


 

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