How long have you been in coffee?
Which countries have you taught in?
For CQI specifically (not only Q Course), Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, Colombia, UK, Ethiopia and Brazil, China this coming December 🙂
What's your favorite coffee origin?
Tough one, for uniqueness, Kenya, for diversity Ethiopia and of course Guatemala is in my blood.
What do you think are the benefits of taking the Q?
It promotes to establish a common language within the Specialty Coffee industry; One becomes part of a skilled cupping community; The more, we as cuppers are calibrated, the less subjectivity in the coffee findings communication.
What languages do you speak?
Spanish (native) and English
What other activities do you do in the coffee industry?
Beside Q Instructor and Q Instructor Reviewer, I owe a specialty coffee exporter company based in Guatemala. I am also Head Judge and Trainer for the Cup of Excellence Program. I enjoyed teaching, I spend time in the off harvest season organizing courses or Q courses in Guatemala or overseas.
Anything else you'd like to add?
Please visit our website www.ambrocioca.com. Thanks.