What we’ll do
With our guidance and instruction, you will roast your own coffee using a small hand-roaster that professional roasters often use when first defining roast profiles for new coffee beans sourced from new coffee providers. Learn introductory roasting basics, preparing your own fresh-roasted, LIVE COFFEE. We'll then grind and serve the very coffee you roasted allowing you to have your first ever specialty-grade coffee prepared from ROAST TO CUP!
- a brief overview of coffee roasting basics
- what to look for in green coffee (coffee pre-roast)
- what to look for in roasted coffee
- hands-on practice roasting, transforming raw, green coffee into rich, fresh-roasted coffee in our 250g capacity hand roaster
- hands-on practice grinding and brewing your fresh-roasted coffee
What I’ll provide
We'll provide the raw, green, specialty-grade coffee beans that we'll be roasting in LIVE coffee goodness to brew and enjoy!
We'll provide all equipment necessary for roasting, grinding and brewing our specialty-grade, Mexican coffee.
What to bring
Swimsuit and towel... there is a beach club right on the beach to enjoy afterwards if you wish.
Extra cash... you might want to take coffee home as gifts. The restaurant onsite also has great food options.
Camera... you'll want to take photos of this fun experience!
Value | 60 USD per person
Review by James
"Laura and AJ have a clear passion for coffee. This was an informative, interactive, and fun experience that resulted in an amazing cup of coffee. Its pretty special to come away with a bag of coffee that I hand-roasted myself. This is a must-do experience for any coffee enthusiast." (June 2019)
“If you never done anything like this and you are coffee lover, its a big sin to skip such an experience!” (Sept 2019)
“I came here for a combination coffee tasting and roasting class. It was exceptional and I learned so much about coffee! The owners were so welcoming and answered all my questions I had about coffee and the process of it. Not only did I get to taste all the different ways of brewing it, but… I also got to taste the different varieties of coffee from the regions of Mexico. Then I got to roast my own, grind it and then brew it. What an incredible experience! If there is anything you need to know about coffee, this is your place to come!” (September 2019) Read more “Kimberly”
I bought this as an anniversary gift for my coffee-holic parents. They were blown away by the experience. AJ’s passion for coffee beans and roasting was infectious and my parents came home claiming that they will never drink Starbucks again. They learned so much and are even considering buying their own hand roaster now! I… also am so grateful to Laura nad AJ for providing pastries to my parents for their anniversary– it made the experience extra special. Laura also kept in touch with me, letting me know how the tasting was going in real time. The whole team was so thoughtful and talented, we really appreciate them! (May 2019) Read more “Kylee”
Laura and AJ’s personal and professional investment in speciality coffee is quickly obvious. Not only are they entrepreneurial in their effort to bring it to new, local markets; they also bleed passion for the joy speciality coffee brings them daily and the economic promise of community-driven and environmentally-friendly business practices. During the course of my… experience, I learned a lot about the history of coffee in Mexico in addition to how to roast it. Afterwards, I also learned a bit about their lives – what they had done before discovering coffee, and what they hope to do in the near future – and shared a bit about mine. In short, we connected beyond our mutual passion for coffee, and I encourage others participating in this experience to connect with Laura and AJ too. I strongly recommend this experience! (May 2019) Read more “Ian”
I really enjoyed this experience. I was really excited to have the opportunity to try a hand roaster, and I learned a lot about specialty & Mexican coffee before we started roasting. (April 2019)