Unlock Coffee’s Flavor Secrets and Elevate Your Palate: CQI Partners with Quality Lecturer Jennifer Stone for a Game-Changing 3-Day Sensory Evaluation Combination Class

The Coffee Quality Institute (CQI) is proud to announce its exciting collaboration with renowned Quality Lecturer Jennifer Stone to present a groundbreaking 3-Day Combination Class, fusing the art of Tasting and Sensory Evaluation. This immersive educational experience, tailored to enhance coffee aficionados’ skills and value, is poised to revolutionize the world of coffee and beverages.

Designed for individuals from various backgrounds, this transformative class is a must-attend for three distinct groups:
1. Hospitality Adjacent: Ideal for those in foodservice, equipment, bartending, or aspiring to advance in the hospitality industry.

2. Coffee Industry Pros: Geared towards individuals with aspirations to become Q Graders, the gold standard in coffee quality evaluation.

3. Coffee Enthusiasts: Catering to non-industry coffee consumers eager to deepen their appreciation for the brew.

Key Takeaways:
• Unlock Coffee’s Flavor Secrets: Over the course of three immersive days, participants will embark on a sensory journey, delving deep into the world of coffee flavors. Jennifer Stone will expertly guide attendees in identifying both positive and negative attributes, creating taste memory profiles that will forever transform their understanding of coffee quality.
• Elevate Your Palate: Beyond mere scoring, participants will refine their ability to assess the sensory attributes of coffee. Through this class, palates will be empowered to discern subtle nuances in quality, enabling distinctions between distinct specialty coffees, such as the difference between an 83-point and an 87-point coffee. The exploration will even extend to the fascinating realm of cold coffee evaluations.
• Expand Your Skill Set: In just three days, participants will gain invaluable Sensory Evaluation skills that will set them apart in the competitive world of coffee and beverages. This newfound knowledge will elevate their standing among prospects, clients, peers, and competitors alike.

PLUS — Continuing Education Units (CEUs) Endorsed by FCSI: In a groundbreaking achievement, the esteemed Foodservice Consultant Society International (FCSI) has granted approval to this three-day program for continuing education units.

Event Details:
When: November 7-9, 2023 (prior to Coffee Fest Orlando)
Where: Zaza Coffee Roasting, Orlando, Florida
What: The combination is comprised of the CQI Classes, “Understanding Taste and Flavors” and “Sensory Evaluation in Quality Control”

For registration information, please reach out to Jennifer Stone at

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