A Panel Discussion with some of Europe's top roasters. With questions from the host and an opportunity for the audience to 'stump' the roaster's themselves, this is a great chance to learn a little more about how different roasters work and share a beer or two.
Join Exclusive Coffee for a seminar & cupping of Costa Rican Micro mills followed by Streetfood Thursday at the Markthalle Neun.
Francisco Jose Castro, Operations at Exclusive Coffees will be at the tasting and accompanied by the following producers:
Francisco A Mena – Sumava de Lourdes Micromill, West Valley
Juan Ramon Alvarado – Brumas del Zurqui MIcromill, Central Valley
Omar Calderon – Granitos de Altura de Ortiz, Dota Valley
Maikol Calderon and wife – Los Angeles Micromill , Dota Valley
Josue Bonilla – Don Mayo Micromill, Tarrazu Region
Come taste current and upcoming coffees including an insight into Five Elephant's seasonality and green sourcing philosophy.
In this 1 hour tasting Five Elephant will offer a chance to taste through cakes and discuss the thought process behind creating the coffee and cake menus at Five Elephant. Come hungry!
Happy Baristas will showcase how can coffee be used in many different ways, in alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Open to everyone who wants to come and taste a chat to the baristas.
First Aid For Espresso Machines: Technical Essentials & Open Q&A with Ivo Weller
When it comes to coffee we know that a lot of things are subjective. But not when it comes to technical aspects of espresso machines, maintenance and repairs. Keeping the machine running perfectly has the highest priority in our daily business.
Ivo Weller will welcome you for a chat and a short workshop about technical essentials to understand the most important technical aspects of espresso machines and grinder. Cleaning group heads, changing gaskets, cleaning burrs, general maintenance work and technical know-how about machines.
Get the chance to ask all your questions in an open Q&A round and to play with the installed Black Eagle Gravitech and Mythos One.
The entrance is free and everybody is welcome to join. There'll be drinks and some special brews by Röststätte Berlin for the guests.
Please register here: firstname.lastname@example.org
About Ivo Weller
Ivo Weller, founder of Röststätte Berlin and Victoria Arduino’s general distributor VA espresso machines GmbH is not only roaster, certified resident-coffee-sommelier and one of the first Arabica-Q-Grader in Germany. Ivo is also one of the most experienced technical heads in the coffee business industry. He’s dealing more than 15 years professionally with coffee and appropriate equipment technologies and has more than 30 years’ entrepreneurial experience in the gastronomic sector.
At Home, they take their food as seriously as their coffee and what is better than sipping on a tasty brew complemented with a dark chocolate brownie, a zesty fruit tart or a freshly baked scone?
Join the team at Home where they will have a short talk discussing the flavour relationship between food and coffee while showcasing some delicious filter coffees from a local roaster paired with home baked treats!
Father Carpenter Coffee Brewers will be hosting a variety of talks and discussions aimed at the promotion of sharing knowledge & ideas, developments, worries and concerns. Father Carpenter want to encourage you to learn from each other: professionally as well as personally.
12:00-13:00 Fjord Coffee Cupping (w. talk on drum speeds and their effect on development)
13:00 Philipp Reichel
13:30 Peter Duran
14:00 Hannes Fendrich (w. cupping)
15:00 Susie Kealy
15:30 Kresten Thogersen
16:00 Maren Ernst
16:30 Final Discussion/Q&A
Philipp Reichel - Owner of Markthalle 9’s coffee mecca and roaster at ‘Kaffee 9’, is going to talk about networks in Berlin and Germany. He wants to review structures to promote a healthier and more sustainable coffee economy, especially focussing on green coffee taxes.
Peter Duran - Owner of Isla Café, probably the only island of peace and pleasure on Neukölln’s busiest street Hermannstraße, will give us an insight on comprehensive sustainability in the coffee industry from the perspective of a café owner. He will discuss questions like what kind of food we offer and how we source it, how products are packaged and delivered and what prospects we offer our staff.
Hannes Fendrich - Winner of 2013’s and 2015’s German Brewers Cup and roaster at Coffee Circle, will enlighten us with a talk about light roasting on an industry size roast machine. He’ll give us an insight on the structure, organisation and procedures of a semi-industrial roastery. Of course, he’s also going to let us taste his produce of the latest harvest from Yirgacheffe.
Susie Kealy - Former 3FE legend and nowadays The Barn hero Susie, will tell us about how the industry becomes interested in different sections of the process and journey of coffee and how she looked into all that, as she just competed in the Irish Barista Championships - Learning by understanding the journey.
Kresten Thogersen - Owner of Father Carpenter Coffee Brewers and Fjord Coffee Roasters, who came a long way from Melbourne via London to Berlin years back, is going to shed some light on the importance of systems - in the workspace and mind. He will target questions like ‘What is a system? Why, when and how is it created?’ and evaluate other topics, such as motivation, social capital, ego depletion and productivity.
Maren Ernst - Founder and head roaster of Ernst Kaffeeröster in Cologne, business expert and heavy coffee bags carrying superwoman, will under the slogan „what is my cake - what is my market“ talk about the challenges of a fast-changing specialty coffee world by looking at market segmentation, customer clusters and their needs and barriers.
Fjord Coffee is thrilled to host a cupping at Father Carpenter headed by Managing Director and Head Roaster, Kresten Thogersen. Come along to learn about and discuss the effect varying drum speeds have on coffee development. Fjord Coffee will be hosting a variety of talks aimed to promote a sharing of knowledge and ideas.
Nicole Pilz will welcome you to the BUNN Berlin showroom to discuss Batch Brew Quality & Profitability. You will also have the chance to brew & taste some delicious filter roasts from Röststätte with different brewing profiles.
The admission is free and everybody is welcome to join. To learn & discuss batch brew with BUNN please register with Nicole here: email@example.com
Come and meet, talk, relax & say hello to the Nano Kaffee family.
Drop by and enjoy free batch brew samples made with coffees throughout our retail shelves! Try beverages from Berlin-based companies such as:
- cold brew by Good Spirits Berlin
- nitro coffee by BrewBox Berlin
- cascara soda by SeloSoda
Coffee Circle invites you to join them for a morning cup of Ethiopian coffee before a tour through their facilities. It will be a busy Thursday morning, so you will get first-hand experience of the daily roasting and logistics operations in action at Coffee Circle.
Afterwards, Co-Founder Martin will explain the challenges that Coffee Circle has faced in building a specialty coffee brand online. For those who haven't had enough coffee the day before, Coffee Circle will share some of their recent arrivals on the cupping table, fingers crossed for Kenya, alongside some Colombia and Ethiopia. They would love to welcome you.
Taste coffee delivered from some of Five Elephants long term partnerships.
9:00-10:00 - Registration & Morning Coffee
10:00-10:40 - Speaker 1: Rose Van Asten
10:40-11:20 - Speaker 2: Richard Osmond & George Fredenham
11:20-11:45 - Morning Coffee Break
11:45-12:25 - Speaker 3: Martin Hudak
12:25-13:30 - Lunch
13:30-14:30 - Workshop Rotation 1
14:40-15:40 - Workshop Rotation 2
15:40-16:00 - Afternoon Coffee Break
16:00-17:00 - Workshop Rotation 3
17:00-17:40 - Panel Discussion: What Is Unique About Coffee In Berlin? with Ralf Rueller, Nora Smahelova, Kris Schackman and Cory Andreen
17:40-18:00 - Event Closes