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Coffee Taster Certificate Pathway Training

Coffee Tasters contribute to an organization’s buying program, establish quality control protocols, and define and protect a coffee program and brand by building its reputation and maintaining its integrity. The Coffee Taster Pathway is designed to develop both your palate and your coffee career, preparing you for work in evaluation and analysis with the confidence to participate in high-stakes decision making. Always in high demand, sensory experts are pushing the front lines of specialty coffee into new territory, borrowing from outside disciplines to incorporate innovative lab techniques and data tracking, while working to achieve new heights in quality.

After completing Foundations of Coffee, (approximately 11 hours of classroom and lab time),

The Academy of Coffee Excellence offers you flexibility in how you can earn your Coffee Taster Level 1 or Level 2 Certificate: 

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