Once upon a time all coffee in America was roasted in our homes. With the transition to commercial roasting machines, home roasting died off sometime in the late 1800's; but finally the Golden Age of home roasting has made its return. Roasting coffee at home seems like an intense and time dedicated hobby, but in reality, anyone can take a beginners approach to home roasting.
Students will learn popular ways to roast green coffee at home, transforming this raw food into a golden brown consumable masterpiece. The instructors will cover popular home roasting practices and what to look for when performing each one. Students will leave with a better understanding of how green coffee transforms into a finished product through the application of controlled heat. Be prepared to fall even more in love with the complexity of coffee by then end of this class.