The Design of Coffee class at the University of California, Davis is the first of its kind.
That’s really saying something, considering just how popular coffee—and espresso, and lattes, and specialty drinks—are in the world. Even at the number one university in the nation for agriculture, wine and viticulture tends to take center stage.
“Coffee has not had that,” said Professor William Ristenpart, who began the Design of Coffee class with Professor Tonya Kuhl. “There’s nowhere really in the country that has a focused, academic effort on coffee.”