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Intro to Green Coffee Buying & Buildout Tour of the Crown – $65

July 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Buying green coffee isn’t like going to the grocery store!

Intro to Green Coffee Buying will provide students with an introduction to the global coffee trade and equip them to manage their purchasing decisions effectively. New to buying coffee? Looking to learn industry best practices? This is the course for you!

The course is highly recommended for anyone, experienced or not, who is thinking about or currently buying green coffee. The class includes detailed discussion about the following topics:

  • Coffee Production
  • Supply Chain Logistics
  • The C Market
  • Exporting and Importing
  • INCOterms
  • Green Coffee Sourcing Strategies and Skills

The class will be followed by an exclusive “hard-hat” tour of our new facility for THE CROWN in uptown Oakland.

Taught by Chris Kornman of Royal Coffee in anticipation of the opening of The Crown: Royal Coffee Lab & Tasting Room.

About the Instructor:

Chris Kornman, Education & Lab Manager, Royal Coffee, Inc.

Chris Kornman is a seasoned coffee quality specialist, avid writer and researcher, and the Lab & Education Manager at The Crown: Royal Coffee Lab & Tasting Room. Formerly a QC manager, cupper, educator, green coffee buyer, and roaster at Intelligentsia under the guidance of Geoff Watts, Chris logged thousands of miles across the coffee lands in East Africa and Brazil. His passion for coffee and education has led him to speaking opportunities at Anacafé in Guatemala City, Roasters Guild Sensory Summit at UC Davis, as part of the Academic Agenda for the Café de Colombia Expo in Bogotá, and in front of humming roasters and slurping coffee tasters worldwide.

About the Host Venue

All Out Comedy Theater is a 1600 sq. foot venue in Uptown Oakland founded by Colleen Breen. It’s a welcoming stage for veteran improvisers and an inviting theater for people from all walks of life.

We’ll be taking a 1 block walk over to The Crown afterwards, at 2523 Broadway St., slated to open Q4 2018.


All Out Comedy Theater
2525 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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