Royal Coffee is proud to present the Crown on the Road, a series of free events anticipating the opening of The Crown: Royal Coffee Lab & Tasting Room.
We have teamed up with the Swiss Water® Coffee Taste Experience for a three day pop up inside this unique coffee without caffeine event. Royal will take over the second floor for an elevated coffee experience, featuring coffee service, classes, cuppings and events.
During this session, attendees will have the chance to sample different waters and see those waters effects on brewed coffee flavor.
Excited about this event? Check out all of our Crown on the Road Series here.
About the Presenters
Chris Kornman, Royal Coffee, Inc.:
Chris recently relocated to Oakland, California, to help develop an education and lab program for The Crown: Royal Coffee Lab and Tasting Room. Over the past decade he’s logged extensive travel through the coffee lands across East Africa and Brazil. His career includes experience as a cupper, roaster, educator, musician, and writer.
Richard Sandlin, Royal Coffee, Inc.:
Since 2008, Richard has focused on sustainable sourcing, farmer justice and coffee excellence. Currently, he is the General Manager of Royal Coffee’s soon to open The Crown: Royal Coffee Lab & Tasting Room. Richard has taught taught and lectured on coffee throughout the United States, Japan and China. He currently volunteers on the SCAA’s Global Education Committee and is passionate about coffee education. In addition to his experience in the coffee industry, he lived and worked in Tokyo and Moscow teaching English. He holds a B.a. from UC Berkeley and is conversant in Japanese and has limited proficiency in Spanish & Russian.
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