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Master and refine your roasting techniques, learn about the essence of quality, improve your tasting skills and learn how to start a coffee roasting operation.

This course is specifically designed for everyone who is starting or considering starting a coffee roasting business.

The course provides solid hands-on training on various roasting systems and there will be sufficient opportunity to put your roasting profiles to the test during our cupping sessions.

The course also provides an excellent opportunity to refine your tasting skills and to learn about the design of quality protocols, from a theoretical as well as from a practical point of view.

We allow for sufficient one-on-one interaction with the lead trainers, Valerian Hrala a multi coffee startup entrepreneur and host of the podcast and coffee industry veteran and founder of Boot Coffee - Willem Boot, who have combined more than 30 years of experience.

Take your coffee skills to the next level. ROASTING LAB PRO is our intensive course for coffee professionals. ROASTING LAB PRO immerses you in a series of hands-on training exercises. Among others, this is what you’ll learn:

  • Advanced roasting theory and concepts
  • Create roasting profiles and analyze the results
  • Develop roasting strategies for optimum flavor
  • Refine your tasting skills to identify distinct roasting defects
  • How to start a coffee roasting operation
  • From sourcing coffee to the final product. Coffee product development in a profitable way.
  • Setting up a roastery with different budgets.
  • Basic sale's strategies and UPS (unique sales propositions) of established brands. Don't steal, get inspired.
  • Coffee sales channels. How and where to sell your coffee.

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Basics of Coffee Roasting and Coffee Tasting Primer

To prepare for ROASTING LAB PRO, you can sign up for the (optional) 1-day PRIMER course which will allow you to refresh your coffee know-how and learn about elementary techniques of cupping and roasting through a series of lectures and exercises.

Practice Roasting and Business Q&A

Stay with us another day (Friday) where in the morning you can practice on any of our roasters and in the afternoon we can talk answer your questions or brainstorm your business idea. 

SAVE $200

Get one year of access to the most comprehensive online course package in the coffee industry.

  • 12 Courses
  • Over 300 Videos
  • Unlimited Views

Price is valid only when purchased as an add-on to the campus course.

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COVID 19 Precautions

Your safety is paramount to us. 

To attend our courses, we will require proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID 19 PCR test result within 72 hours of the course date. 

All courses will follow adjusted cupping protocols; masks and social distancing will be required.

In line with Marin County guidelines, we will adjust our policy as the situation changes. 

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Sign up for our courses with ease! You can cancel your order 7 days prior to the course for any reason, or 24 hours prior to the course should COVID-19 restrictions prevent you from participating.


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    What Does Boot Coffee Campus do to Keep me Safe from COVID-19 and What do I Need to DO to Attend?

    Please refer to our COVID-19 Guidelines 

    Where is the Coffee Training Centre?

    The course will be at the BOOT COFFEE CAMPUS at 619 Lindaro Street, San Rafael, CA (just north of San Francisco).

    When Does the Coffee Roasting Course Start?

    Our courses typically begin at 9 am each morning and finish each day between 5 and 7 pm depending on the progress of students in each course.

    How Can I Get More Information?

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    Call Us: (888) 814-4347

    Is Lunch Included?

    Yes, we provide grab and go lunch and light snacks through the duration of the course (Mon-Thu).