Klatch Coffee Opens State-of-the-Art Roasting and Training Lab Today

Klatch Coffee throws open the doors of its new facility today with an Open House & TNT tonight in Southern California

We couldn’t be happier for our friends at Klatch Coffee for the latest in a long line of accomplishments: the opening of their brand-new training center and roastery, located at 8767 Onyx Ave., in Rancho Cucamonga.

The  new facility features multiple labs for expanded training classes, quality control, and  experimentation in all things coffee. With this new space, the family-owned company will now have an SCAA-certified lab hosting coffee preparations and the Q grader program.

The famous family coffee company (those two future barista champions playing in this photo are Heather Perry's sons) has locations throughout Southern California, in LAX airport, and in Seoul, South Korea.
The famous family coffee company (those two future barista champions playing in this photo are Heather Perry’s sons) has locations throughout Southern California, in LAX airport, and in Seoul, South Korea.

The new roastery triples Klatch’s production capacity with a new Diedrich coffee roaster alongside the original Diedrich roaster used to win Klatch the honor of œRoaster of the Year.  While the new roaster features the latest technology Diedrich has to offer, it still allows for their œPeak of Flavor  roasting style. Klatch has used this approach to earn  over fifty 90+ point coffees, including the 97 point Camilina Geisha from Panama which was the #1 coffee of 2014.

Klatch will now be able to offer even more private and group training for roasters, baristas, and the coffee public. Classes are led by the team of Mike Perry (Roaster of the Year), Todd Goldsworthy (2014  U.S. Brewers Cup Champion), and headlined by two-time U.S. Barista Champion, Heather Perry.

Holly Perry leads a training in Klatch Coffee's new training lab.
Holly Perry leads a training in Klatch Coffee’s new training lab.

The showroom labs will feature the new Victoria Arduino  Black Eagle and one of only 100 La Marzocco Strada EP espresso machines in the U.S., plus the first production Curtis Seraphim brewer in the world. During the open house, Klatch will be offering their award winning coffees, including the famous geisha coffee  Todd Goldsworthy used in this year’s United States Brewers Cup competition.

There will be an exciting coffee and beer fusion from Claremont Craft Ales, a food truck, free samples and a raffle of geisha coffee! The open house will be held from 5 “6 P.M., with the Inland Empire Thursday Night Throwdown (IE TNT) finale immediately following. Sixty-four  competitors will face off in Rancho Cucamonga  for the top title in the IE TNT event series.

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