Why I want to be mentor: Coffee is as sophisticated and intriguing as wine but not a lot of people now how to pair coffee with a food menu.
Lesson Learned: Coffee Growers don\'t want a hand out they want a fair price for the hard work they do.
Tip: As a consumer you are limited about what you can do about Oil, but there is a lot that you can do as a consumer of coffee, Coffee is the second most powerfull traded comodety in the world first is Oil.
Why I want to be mentor: I love the specialty coffee field and would love to share the knowledge I have learned over the years. I have helped create numerous recipes for a variety of shops. I am not afraid to work with new ingredient to create unique combinations.
Lesson Learned: Coffee is more than a drink, it is an art form. Coffee is universal; almost every culture today has their own unique way of brewing and serving coffee.
Tip: In America, drinking coffee is an expresion of freedom! Americans switched from tea to coffee due to the heavy tea tax imposed on the American colonies in 1773, which caused the 'Boston Tea Party'