Professional
Educational
Coffee Courses

Balzac Brothers proudly offers coffee training workshops through Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) and Coffee Quality Institute (CQI) in our beautiful lab in downtown Charleston, South Carolina. Enhance your understanding and expand your knowledge of the coffee industry with one of the many available pathways.

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Training In Charleston

Downtown Charleston is a bustling yet charming peninsula with rich history, a vibrant culinary scene and beauty at every turn. Our SCAA and CQI certified lab is located in the heart of Charleston, within walking distance to the city’s finest restaurants, shops and hotels. We offer a corporate discount at The Charming Inns right around the corner. Simply call to make a reservation and mention Balzac Brothers.

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Payment and Terms

Check and credit card payments are accepted. Once registered you may cancel payment with a 10% cancellation fee up to 15 days before the start date of a course. After the 15 day mark, courses are non-refundable. Balzac reserves the right to cancel or reschedule events as necessary. In this case fees will be refunded or can be transferred to a future course.

Upcoming Courses

Coffee Taster Pathway Level 1

Dates:

TBD - More details coming soon!

Times:

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Price:

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See course description and a list of prerequisite requirements here.

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CQI Training, Exam & Retakes

Dates:

October 23rd - 28th

Times:

8:30 am - 5pm

Price:

TBD

Instructor:

Jodi Dowell Wieser

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CQI Calibration

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TBD

Times:

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Price:

TBD

Instructor:

Jodi Dowell Wieser

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Coffee Taster Pathway Level 1

Dates:

TBD - More details coming soon!

Times:

TBD

Price:

TBD

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Day 1

CP151 -

Brewing and Extraction Principles

CP152 -

Brewing and Extraction Principles Applied: French Press, Chemex, Aeropress, Siphon

GE103 -

Orientation to SCAA Cupping

Day 2

GE 200 -

Introduction to Sensory Analysis

GE153 -

Le Nez du Café: Aroma of Coffee

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Contact us to inquire about a course or register today!

info@balzacbrothers.com or 843-723-8020

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