CQI Q Arabica Grader International Coffee Quality Supervisor [First Class Offer, Offer Period Limited]]
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The senses are an important foundation of coffee, so the Coffee Quality Institute (CQI) of the International Coffee Quality Association established Q Grader to establish international appraisal standards for specialty coffee and train relevant professionals, and to provide training and technical support to coffee producers and individuals or groups in the industrial chain, so as to promote the sustainable development of coffee, promote the infrastructure construction of coffee producing countries and improve the quality of coffee. Q Grader is different from the general certificate course. It uses the most rigorous sensory testing system to taste and detect the value and flavor of coffee,
More emphasis on coffee cup testing, raw and cooked beans testing, coffee roasting testing and sensory evaluation, etc., so attach great importance to the professional training of students, is the golden key to enter the highest hall in the coffee field!
Q-Grader is an internationally recognized coffee tasting standard. No matter coffee farmers, traders, coffee education and training institutions, baristas, etc., will use this standard to evaluate coffee quality. Students receive strict professional training to improve the ability to taste coffee quality and flavor.
Offer in progress
- Students enrolled in the first Q Arabica Garder course can enjoy a special price of $1,000 plus purchase of Le Nez du Cafe 36 aroma wine nose (aromakit set) for use in class (original price: $2,600)
- The six-day course includes three days of classes and training and three days of exams.
- Teaching in English, with Chinese notes and Chinese guidance, easy to understand.
1. Cupping Skills Test Coffee Cup Test
Through the cup evaluation, coffee is divided into four groups (including washed, sun, Asian and non- continents), and the production area, treatment methods and scoring standards are mastered.
2. Triangulation Skills Test Triangle Cup Test
Under the rainbow lamp, use the taste and smell senses to select different cups of coffee from three cups.
3. Olfactory Skills Test Olfactory Sensory Test
Based on the coffee aroma bottles, the 36 flavor bottle areas are grouped and passed through Training to identify different types of aroma, improve the memory of coffee aroma
4. Sensory Taste Sensory Test Skills Test
Based on the water test, by tasting different kinds of flavors and different intensities, you can feel the differences and matching performance of different flavors.
5. Green Coffee Grading Coffee Raw Bean Grading
In-depth study of classification and grading system of defective beans
6. Roasted Coffee Beans Coffee Cooked Bean Grading
7. Organic Acids Organic Acid Bone Examination
8. Roast ID baking test
9. General Knowledge coffee basics written examination (100 multiple choice questions)
Paul Kim is a Korean SCA AST/inspector who is one of the 20 Arabica / Robusta instructors in the world, and is one of the only two outstanding instructors (distinguished instructor) who have both Q Arabica / Robusta Grader qualifications in the world in 2022-23. Over 16 years of coffee teaching experience, students come from a variety of countries, including Ethiopia, the United States, Indonesia, the Philippines, China, Japan and South Korea. He founded Paul Kim Coffee Lab in Seoul in 2007, focusing on cup testing, baking and training consultants. He has served as a judge for various world-class barista competitions, and is active in CQI's Coffee Force Volunteer Program, and has provided Q certification training to the coffee production community in the Philippines for the past 7 years.
《Cupping Bible》、《Roasting Bible》
CQI Arabica / Robusta Mentor
CQI Distinguished Instructor 2022-2023
Paul Kim Coffee Lab Director since 2007
2011-2013 Korean Barista Championship judges
2013 Lotte Angel-in Us World Awards Consultant
2014 International jury of Taste of Harvest, Ethiopia
2014 Korean Barista Championship judges
2014 Korea Barista Championship Consultant
2015-2017 Cup Test Master Competition Consultant
Chief Judge of the 2016 World Aeropress Championships
2017-2023 Lotte Angel-in Us Consultant
International Judges of China Yunnan Coffee Exchange 2016-2020
First winning coach of 2018 Cup Test Masters
2020-2023 Philippine Coffee Quality Competition Chief Judge