If roasting is as simple as turning coffee from green to brown, anyone could literally do it even on a frying pan over a fire stove! Having said that, neither is it a rocket science to attain a roast for acceptable consumption. With the right application of Seed, Machine, Process and Taste, one can attain mastery over it to achieve a coffee beverage of extraordinary quality and pleasure. Here in this ‘Coffee Excellence’ episode of ‘Roasting Fundamentals’, we embark on this learning competency to facilitate and kickstart your journey of becoming a coffee roaster!
This course is designed for those who wants to work as Coffee roasting master, who wants to create better Coffee brands by improving roasting methods.
What really is roasting coffee about
Understand what you’re roasting
What are the types and customisation of roasting equipment
What is happening during the roast to the coffee
How to improve on roasting to attain mastery over it
Achieving consistency via a solid quality control system
Javier Phua Jun Xin, Singaporean
Co-Founder of EASY Specialty Coffee & Gentleman Coffee Roasters |
Green Buyer | Head Roaster | Q Arabica Grader | Q Processing Level 2 Professional
Javier is the co-founder of EASY Specialty Coffee and Gentleman Coffee Roasters based in Myanmar, an award-winning café receiving multiple accolades over the years including ‘Best Cafe’ by Myanmore. EASY Specialty Coffee was also listed as the top 14 Best Coffee Shops in Asia in 2019 by the Big 7 Travel Guide.
With a passion for developing an appreciation of Specialty Coffee amongst consumers, elevating the ‘Quality- Price’ equilibrium
achieved by producers, and supporting collaborative work across the value chain, advocating coffee education is a major focus in his pursuit.
A Q Arabica Grader and Q Level 2 Processing Professional, Javier has judged in numerous coffee harvest competitions and barista
competitions in Myanmar. He was also a judge in ASEAN’s very first ACID ASEAN Coffee Brewers Cup held in Chiang Mai, Thailand in 2019.
Javier Phua Jun Xin