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On Thursday, February 10, 2022, Roast magazine's held its third annual Roast Summit. This was our second online event. While we couldn't be together in person this year, it was an amazing day of all things roasting. The event was free for all, with over 2,200 registered attendees. The summit featured an incredible lineup of talks from industry experts, as well as Q&A sessions with guest presenters. Roast is proud to have hosted this online event. We look forward to seeing you at the next Roast Summit!


Why Green Grading Matters 

Presented by: Trish Rothgeb | Roastmaster, Wrecking Ball Coffee Roasters
Guest Commentator: Dana Foster | Trader, Atlas Coffee Importers

Consistency in Roasting 

Presented by: Rob Hoos | Coffee roasting consultant, Iteration.Coffee
Guest Commentator: Scott Merle | Senior Vice President, La Minita Coffee

Tasting the Roast Curve: Finding Our Way to the Perfect Profile

Presented by: Nicki Amouri | Roastmaster, Caffè Amouri
Guest Commentator: Joey Gleason | Founder and co-owner, Marigold Coffee/Buckman Coffee Factory

Coffee Research Trends

Presented by: Juliet Han | Coffee professional and educator
Guest Commentator: Steve Lee | Chief Operating Officer, Linea Caffe


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Nicki Amouri is a Licensed Arabica Q Grader, Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) Certified Roaster, SCA Certified Barista and an Authorized SCA Trainer (AST). She is currently the Roastmaster, green bean buyer, and roasting instructor at Caffè Amouri in Vienna, VA. Nicki designs and teaches roasting courses at The Caffè Amouri Experience's SCA Certified Premier Training Lab, advises wholesale customers regarding their coffee operations, and supervises the roasting team.  Nicki has worked on Caffè Amouri's Diedrich IR-12 since 2014; roasting, developing profiles, creating automated profiles by editing manual roasts, and maintaining, cleaning and troubleshooting problems.  She has been a consultant for other roasters on a number of issues including improving roast profiles, utilizing Diedrich automation, training roasting staff, and roaster maintenance.  Nicki also regularly roasts on an Ambex YM-10 roaster and a Mill City sample roaster. Nicki has a BS in Religious Studies and American Culture from Randolph-Macon Women's College and a M.Div from Union Theological Seminary. 

Nicki Amouri
Roastmaster, Caffè Amouri

Juliet Han is a coffee professional who has been a roaster for over ten years. Roasting for specialty coffee retail heavyweights to academic research, her scope of work has given her a unique perspective and more unanswered questions to keep her up at night. With over 17 years in the industry, she started as a barista and found her love in roasting and QC. As a newly certified Q Instructor and consultant, she hopes to continue working at the intersection of education and trade with the bigger goal as a coffee research communicator. 

Juliet Han
Coffee professional and educator

Rob Hoos is a coffee roasting consultant and owner of Iteration.Coffee in Rainier, OR. Rob is the author of Modulating the Flavor Profile of Coffee and has been a roaster since 2008. He has extensive experience in the specialty coffee industry, including roasting, training, purchasing and profile evaluation. He is a subject matter expert for the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) and conducts coffee roasting workshops online and in-person at his lab in Rainier, OR.

Rob Hoos
Coffee roasting consultant, author and educator, Iteration.Coffee

Trish Rothgeb is Co-founder and Roastmaster for Wrecking Ball Coffee Roasters in San Francisco, California. Her experience in the industry spans over 30 years as a coffee roaster, quality control specialist, green coffee buyer, and entrepreneur. She teaches quality evaluation practices to coffee professionals around the world.

Trish Rothgeb
Roastmaster, Wrecking Ball Coffee Roasters


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We look forward to seeing you at the next Roast Summit!

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