CRS Pop Up Cafe- St. Peters
Jun
5
to Jan 1

CRS Pop Up Cafe- St. Peters

  • CRS Pop up Cafe/Retail Store (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The new CRS pop up cafe! A project in collaboration with Guru Projects, La Marzocco, Labld, Sungold Milk, Wholesale Pak & Anfim Grinders.

We will be showcasing a different roaster each week by brewing all their coffees at the brew bar. 35 roasters in rotation. We will also have a retail shelf to purchase the coffee for home.

Labld will be designing the food menu and Guru Projects will be designing the interiors. Hope to see you there!

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Lets Cup Ethiopia MCM x CRS
Nov
15
6:00 PM18:00

Lets Cup Ethiopia MCM x CRS

MCM x CRS CUPPING - 'Let's Cup Ethiopia'

Next Thursday Aislinn will be bringing together a collection of Ethiopian samples sourced via Melbourne Coffee Merchants and roasted by a variety of coffee roasters throughout Australia. It will be a fun night of cupping, and an opportunity to experience the exquisite and complex flavours this unique origin has to offer.

As always, the night of cupping will be followed by beers, banter and good vibes.

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SAME CUP Launch Party
Nov
16
6:00 PM18:00

SAME CUP Launch Party

To kick off the creation and incredible reception of SAME CUP, we want to invite you to a cheeky launch party!

We all know how important it is to network in this coffee game - it’s probably one of the best things you can do to progress your career. Keeping that in mind we want to facilitate a great opportunity for you to build your professional network, learn a thing or two from esteemed coffee professionals and level up your personal and professional development.

  • Watch or compete in our first ever IRON CHEF sig bev competition (6 entrants only)

  • Meet and greet with industry mentors from the areas of roasting, competition baristas, green bean, wholesale, cafe owner and coffee culture influencers

  • Question time for mentors via an interactive interface

  • Meet the creators and corporate sponsors of SAME CUP

  • Snacks, drinks and coffee available

  • Insane opportunities for you to network, network, network!

  • Limited edition fiirst run merch available to buy

  • Raffle prizes!

FULL EVENT PROGRAM SOON TO BE ANNOUNCED

This event is open TO EVERYONE - but the focus of the event and indeed the organisation is to empower, educate and support all minority groups - especially women and queer folk and enhance their career and visibility in the coffee industry.

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2018 World AeroPress Championship, Sydney
Nov
17
3:00 PM15:00

2018 World AeroPress Championship, Sydney

Start the barbie! The world's biggest coffee competition is heading to Sydney!

Teaming up with local favourite, Single O, the free-wheeling A.F. 2018 World AeroPress Championship (W.A.C) will be held at COMMUNE, Sydney on Saturday 17 November.

Having defeated thousands of counterparts in their countries, 60 national champions will battle for the title of ‘2018 World AeroPress Champion’ on the day.

If you love a good coffee (and an even better party), come grab FREE tinnies from Moon Dog and enjoy an obligatory Australian sausage sizzle with a bit of a world twist - think Bunnings but with delicious gourmet sausages concocted by Aussie chefs; Stuart Toon from Rocker,Palisa Anderson from Boon Cafe and Nick Smith from Rising Sun Workshop.


Taste the world's very best AeroPress coffee made by champions on the brew bar and sip 'spros from the Modbar

Tunes all day & entertainment from emcees Michelle Johnson and Marcus Boni. Plus there will probably be some prizes... or plenty of prizes. Come one, come all!

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Mapping a Successful 10 Year Career as a Barista
Nov
1
5:30 PM17:30

Mapping a Successful 10 Year Career as a Barista

  • 53 burrows rd Alexandria, NSW, 2015 Australia (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

'Mapping a Successful 10-Year Career as a Barista' will help barista's and cafe owners clearly define the path ahead for career and business development for the Professional Barista.

Your speaker for this 3 hour workshop is MAP IT FORWARD founder Lee Safar.

In this workshop you will:

  1. Receive a copy of the MAP IT FORWARD 'Barista Map'

  2. Explore the map in detail

  3. Gain a greater undersanding of how cafe owner's and barista's can conspire to each others success to create a culture rich environment

  4. Learn how to have difficult conversations within a team

  5. Discuss future career options

  6. Discuss the place of Barista competitions in a your career 

Virtual attendees will receive instruction on how to access the live (and post workshop feed) when you receive your Eventbrite order confirmation.

If you attended our recent MAP IT FORWARD Aussie tour, we will be emailing you a discount code shortly which you can use to attend in person or virtually!

Please forward questions to support@mapitforward.org

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Map it Forward - Melbourne
Oct
19
to Oct 22

Map it Forward - Melbourne

Link: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/map-it-forward-aussie-tour-2018-melbourne-tickets-49412680658

Collective Roasting Solution is proud to bring MAP IT FORWARD to Australia for the 'Professional Career & Business development In Today's Australian Coffee Industry' tour in Sydney and Melbourne.

MAP IT FORWARD is based in California and was founded by long time Australia Specialty Coffee Industry Professional Lee Safar. With the mission of "Conspiring to Each Other's Success" MAP IT FORWARD is focused on helping coffee professionals and businesses map long term careers, businesses and supply chain solutions with carefully constructed "maps" and mentors tailored to specific sectors of the industry.

This three day event will be a well rounded presentation of workshops for Baristas, Production Roasters, Cafe owners, Roastery owners, as well as anyone aspiring to be in those positions or the industry.

Tickets can be purchased for individual one day passes or a three day pass. Tickets are non-transferable and identification will need to be presented on each day to have your ticket validated.

All tickets will include admission to the kickoff party on Friday October 12 sponsored by La Marzocco Australia.

Tickets also include a catered lunch and coffee for each of the events.

The daily events schedule is below as well as the speakers for each event. Still to be announced are our panels and our panel guests.

Event Schedule:

Cafe Owners | Saturday Oct 20 (12pm - 8pm)

The presentations and panels on this day is aimed at current and future cafe owners as well as baristas and managers. This day starts later than the Roaster and Barista days to give cafe owners the opportunity to be at their shops on Saturday mornings and attend the workshop after the morning rush is done.

12:00pm - 01:00pm | Registration and Catered Lunch

01:00pm - 02:10pm | 'Mapping a business as a cafe owner' | Lee Safar

02:15pm - 03:15pm | 'Formulating The Strategy Behind Your Cafe' | Al Keating

03:30pm - 04:20pm | 'Developing a culture of accountability and Engagement' | Jared Truby

04:20pm - 04:50pm | Coffee

04:50pm - 05:20pm | Breaking down FINANCIAL HEALTH in the Cafe | Lee Safar in Conversation with Jeff Dillon (Accountant)

05:25pm - 06:30pm | Industry Panel (Topic announced soon) Moderated By Lee Safar & Jared Truby

06:30pm - 07:30pm | Questions & Close - Lee Safar & Jared Truby


Roasters | Sunday Oct 21

The presentations and panels on this day are aimed at production roasters, people who own roasteries and anyone thinking of becoming a production roaster or opening a business selling roasted coffee.

07:45am - 08:30am | Registration, Coffee & Networking

08:30am - 10:00am | Mapping a Career and Business as a Coffee Roaster' | Lee Safar & Scott Rao

10:00am - 11:10am | 'The Do's & Don'ts for building Careers and Businesses in Coffee Roasting' | Lee Safar in Conversation with Scott Rao (via video link up)

11:15am - 12:20pm | 'The Better the Culture, the Better the Sales- Everyone Wins' | Jared Truby

12:25pm - 12:55pm | 'Breaking down FINANCIAL HEALTH for a Roastery' | Lee Safar in Conversation w Jeff Dillon (Accountant)

01:00pm - 02:00pm | Catered Lunch

02:00pm - 03:00pm | Audience Panel (Topic announced soon) - Select Audience members invited to participate in panel discussion) | Moderated By Jared Truby & Lee Safar

03:05pm - 04:05pm | Industry Panel (Topic announced soon) | Moderated By Lee Safar

04:05pm - 05:00pm | Questions & Close | Lee Safar & Jared Truby
 

Baristas | Monday Oct 22

The presentations and panels on this day are aimed at baristas, cafe managers, cafe allrounders, cafe owners, future baristas and anyone thinking looking to enter into the cafe industry for the first time.

07:45am - 08:30am | Registration, Coffee & Networking

08:30am - 10:00am | Mapping a 10-Year Career as a Barista' | Lee Safar

10:00am - 11:10am | 'The Strategic Role Barista Competitions Plays in a Barista's Career' | Jared Truby in Conversation with Matt Perger

11:15am - 12:20pm | 'Be More than an Extraction' | Jared Truby

12:25pm - 12:55pm | 'Breaking down FINANCIAL HEALTH in the Cafe' | Lee Safar in Conversation w Jeff Dillon (Accountant)

01:00pm - 02:00pm | Catered Lunch

02:00pm - 03:00pm | Audience Panel (Topic announced soon) - Select Audience members invited to participate in panel discussion) | Moderated By Jared Truby & Lee Safar

03:05pm - 04:05pm | Industry Panel (Topic announced soon) | Moderated By Lee Safar

04:05pm - 05:00pm | Questions & Close | Lee Safar & Jared Truby

Our Speakers:

Lee Safar | Lee is an Australian specialty coffee industry professional of 15+ years now based in San Diego, California. She is the owner of Elixir Specialty Coffee and MAP IT FORWARD. (@leesafar)

Jared Truby | Jared is an American specialty coffee industry professional of 15+ years. He now co-owns Cat & Cloud Coffee in Santa Cruz, California. (@jtrubaca)

Scott Rao | Scott is an internationally recognised coffee book author, blogger and coffee consultant with better than average Instagram skills (@whereisscottrao). Scott is currently based in the Santa Barbara, California.

Al Keating | Al is a New Zealand specialty coffee industry professional of 15+ years. He is the CEO of Coffee Supreme in Auckland, NZ. (@alkeating)

Matt Perger | Matt is an Australian specialty coffee industry professional of 10+ years. He is the owner of Barista Hustle and its associated brands based in Melbourne, Victoria. (@mattperger)

Jeff Dillon | Jeff is a CPA of 15+ years with the newly launched blog thecoffeeaccountant.com focused on financial health within the coffee industry. Jeff is based out of Portland, Oregon and is the owner of Dillon & Associates. @thecoffeeaccountant

Ticket Information:

Just a couple of things we want you to know about purchasing tickets and claiming your wristbands:

  1. Tickets are non transferable.

  2. You will need photo id with the same name as the name you used at the time of purchase to claim your wristband. Failure to show a photo ID that matches means you wont be given access to the event.

  3. Your ticket price includes access to the Kick Off Party on Friday Oct 19th

If you have any questions related to this event, please email support@mapitforward.org or follow @imapitforward and @collectiveroastingsolutions on instagram and facebook and PM your questions

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Map it Forward - Sydney
Oct
12
to Oct 15

Map it Forward - Sydney

DESCRIPTION

LINK: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/map-it-forward-aussie-tour-2018-sydney-tickets-49364658021

Collective Roasting Solution is proud to bring MAP IT FORWARD to Australia for the 'Professional Career & Business development In Today's Australian Coffee Industry' tour in Sydney and Melbourne.

MAP IT FORWARD is based in California and was founded by long time Australia Specialty Coffee Industry Professional Lee Safar. With the mission of "Conspiring to Each Other's Success" MAP IT FORWARD is focused on helping coffee professionals and businesses map long term careers, businesses and supply chain solutions with carefully constructed "maps" and mentors tailored to specific sectors of the industry.

This three day event will be a well rounded presentation of workshops for Baristas, Production Roasters, Cafe owners, Roastery owners, as well as anyone aspiring to be in those positions or the industry.

Tickets can be purchased for individual one day passes or a three day pass. Tickets are non-transferable and identification will need to be presented on each day to have your ticket validated.

All tickets will include admission to the 'Crush The Rush' kickoff party on Friday October 12 sponsored by La Marzocco Australia.

Tickets also include a catered lunch and coffee for each of the events.

The daily events schedule is below as well as the speakers for each event. Still to be announced are our panels and our panel guests.

Event Schedule:

Cafe Owners | Saturday Oct 13 (12pm - 8pm)

The presentations and panels on this day is aimed at current and future cafe owners as well as baristas and managers. This day starts later than the Roaster and Barista days to give cafe owners the opportunity to be at their shops on Saturday mornings and attend the workshop after the morning rush is done.

12:00pm - 01:00pm | Registration and Catered Lunch

01:00pm - 02:10pm | 'Mapping a business as a cafe owner' | Lee Safar

02:15pm - 03:15pm | 'Formulating The Strategy Behind Your Cafe' | Al Keating

03:30pm - 04:20pm | 'Developing a culture of accountability and Engagement' | Jared Truby

04:20pm - 04:50pm | Coffee

04:50pm - 05:20pm | Breaking down FINANCIAL HEALTH in the Cafe | Lee Safar in Conversation with Jeff Dillon (Accountant)

05:25pm - 06:30pm | Industry Panel (Topic announced soon) Moderated By Lee Safar & Jared Truby

06:30pm - 07:30pm | Questions & Close - Lee Safar & Jared Truby


Roasters | Sunday Oct 14

The presentations and panels on this day are aimed at production roasters, people who own roasteries and anyone thinking of becoming a production roaster or opening a business selling roasted coffee.

07:45am - 08:30am | Registration, Coffee & Networking

08:30am - 10:00am | Mapping a Career and Business as a Coffee Roaster' | Lee Safar & Scott Rao

10:00am - 11:10am | 'The Do's & Don'ts for building Careers and Businesses in Coffee Roasting' | Lee Safar in Conversation with Scott Rao (via video link up)

11:15am - 12:20pm | 'The Better the Culture, the Better the Sales- Everyone Wins' | Jared Truby

12:25pm - 12:55pm | 'Breaking down FINANCIAL HEALTH for a Roastery' | Lee Safar in Conversation w Jeff Dillon (Accountant)

01:00pm - 02:00pm | Catered Lunch

02:00pm - 03:00pm | Audience Panel (Topic announced soon) - Select Audience members invited to participate in panel discussion) | Moderated By Jared Truby & Lee Safar

03:05pm - 04:05pm | Industry Panel (Topic announced soon) | Moderated By Lee Safar

04:05pm - 05:00pm | Questions & Close | Lee Safar & Jared Truby
 

Baristas | Monday Oct 15

The presentations and panels on this day are aimed at baristas, cafe managers, cafe allrounders, cafe owners, future baristas and anyone thinking looking to enter into the cafe industry for the first time.

07:45am - 08:30am | Registration, Coffee & Networking

08:30am - 10:00am | Mapping a 10-Year Career as a Barista' | Lee Safar

10:00am - 11:10am | 'Managing Your Mindset in the Workplace' | Jamie Berry (Psychologist)

11:15am - 12:20pm | 'Be More than an Extraction' | Jared Truby

12:25pm - 12:55pm | 'Breaking down FINANCIAL HEALTH in the Cafe' | Lee Safar in Conversation w Jeff Dillon (Accountant)

01:00pm - 02:00pm | Catered Lunch

02:00pm - 03:00pm | Audience Panel (Topic announced soon) - Select Audience members invited to participate in panel discussion) | Moderated By Jared Truby & Lee Safar

03:05pm - 04:05pm | Industry Panel (Topic announced soon) | Moderated By Lee Safar

04:05pm - 05:00pm | Questions & Close | Lee Safar & Jared Truby

Our Speakers:

Lee Safar | Lee is an Australian specialty coffee industry professional of 15+ years now based in San Diego, California. She is the owner of Elixir Specialty Coffee and MAP IT FORWARD. (@leesafar)

Jared Truby | Jared is an American specialty coffee industry professional of 15+ years. He now co-owns Cat & Cloud Coffee in Santa Cruz, California. (@jtrubaca)

Scott Rao | Scott is an internationally recognised coffee book author, blogger and coffee consultant with better than average Instagram skills (@whereisscottrao). Scott is currently based in the Santa Barbara, California.

Al Keating | Al is a New Zealand specialty coffee industry professional of 15+ years. He is the CEO of Coffee Supreme in Auckland, NZ. (@alkeating)

Jeff Dillon | Jeff is a CPA of 15+ years with the newly launched blog thecoffeeaccountant.com focused on financial health within the coffee industry. Jeff is based out of Portland, Oregon and is the owner of Dillon & Associates. @thecoffeeaccountant

Dr. Jamie Berry | Jamie is an Australian neuropsychologist of 15+ years, international speaker, and the director of Advanced Neuropsychological Treatment Services based in Sydney, Australia. He is not on Instagram because he is too busy reading and writing scientific papers to be distracted by photo's of coffee and food.

Ticket Information:

Just a couple of things we want you to know about purchasing tickets and claiming your wristbands:

  1. Tickets are non transferable.

  2. You will need photo id with the same name as the name you used at the time of purchase to claim your wristband. Failure to show a photo ID that matches means you wont be given access to the event.

  3. Your ticket price includes access to the 'Crush The Rush' Kick Off Party on Friday Oct 12th

If you have any questions related to this event, please email support@mapitforward.org or follow @imapitforward and @collectiveroastingsolutions on instagram and facebook and PM your questions

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From Cafe Concept To Your First Customer
Oct
2
12:00 PM12:00

From Cafe Concept To Your First Customer

DESCRIPTION

Collective Roasting Solutions is proud to showcase our new project 'Pop-Up Talks' at our pop-up cafe in St Peters, providing informative and interactive talks with a range of industry professionals.

DAVID VEKSLER, DIRECTOR of GURU PROJECTS will be speaking at 'Pop-Up Talks'. David will be speaking on topics centered around how to establish your brand/concept and differentiate yourself in a competitive market. Important considerations for success and the journey from concept/idea through to serving your first customer. David's company Guru Projects has worked on cafe spaces that include names, such as; Toby's Estate, Regiment, Campos T2, Harry's Bondi, Blackbird & Co, Draft Coffee Roasters and Tap Jr.

David will also be taking questions from those who attend; this is a unique opportunity and not to be missed! Ticket/s includes a bagel (by Smoking Gun Bagels), a coffee and a gift from CRS.

Who is David?

David Veksler is the Director of Guru Projects, a dynamic, rapidly growing design and fit-out company who offers complete turnkey solutions to clients in the hospitality industry. David has accumulated a mass of knowledge during his time in the hospitality industry and as a small business owner himself.

What is Guru Projects?

“It’s about taking customers into a space where they can forget about the rest of the world,” says David Veksler of Guru Projects. Guru Projects is a specialist hospitality design company Veksler founded in 2014 with his partner, Tina Cha, an interior designer. They deliver complete fit-out solutions to their clients, which comprise layout design, equipment specification, supply of equipment and all necessary building works.
They work with their clients and offer their extensive knowledge when it comes to the layout design of the kitchen and equipment, focusing on work-flow, speed and efficiency.


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CRS x Timemore Brewing Competition
Jul
19
8:30 PM20:30

CRS x Timemore Brewing Competition

CRS & TIMEMORE Brewing competition

This competition will showcase the craft and skill of filter coffee brewing by using TIMEMORE hand grinders and innovative brewing gears. Contestants will come from all around the NSW to compete at CRS. It will be exciting to see who has the best skill and take the winning crown.

We want to prepare giveaways for everyone that makes an effort to comes down! The $3 ticket charge is just a small commitment so we can make sure we prepare the right amount of freebies :)

Drinks are on us, as well as a few gifts from our sponsors! Food will be available on the night.

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Learning Curves- Intensive Roasting Course
Jul
14
10:00 AM10:00

Learning Curves- Intensive Roasting Course

'Learning Curves' is an advanced, intensive 3 day course designed to get you on the right path and thinking critically about each area of science that creates a clean cup of coffee.

Roasting coffee is a sensorial endeavour and what we offer is a hands on and thorough curriculum designed to instil a sound understanding of each of the subjects you must have your head around to be a successful roaster.

We have identified these 3 fundamental areas of focus and have designed activities to enhance the development of your skill and personal sensibility for the 'art' of roasting.

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Learning Curves- Introductory Roasting Class
Jul
1
10:00 AM10:00

Learning Curves- Introductory Roasting Class

WHO IS THE CLASS FOR?

This class is recommended for anyone who wants to start roasting. This class was designed to provide an entry into roasting coffee. It’s for the students who aren’t ready for an intensive course but they want to get started on their journey to roast coffee.

OUR AIM

The aim of this course is to focus on the practicality of roasting. We want you to get your hands dirty and teach you through doing. In each exercise we will have a teacher who will focus on making sure you learn each objective.

WHAT IS TAUGHT?

This class will include roasting theory and practical exercises. The class format is taught to give you a cmoplete overview of the roasting process. 

By the end of the class you will have touched on the main areas of roasting. Green analysis, roast profiling, quality control & brewing. You will be roasting on the day and at the end of the class we will also analyse how different roast profiles taste through different brew methods. 

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Is this Brazil? (Coffee Cupping)- 3Brothers Coffee X CRS
Jun
27
6:00 PM18:00

Is this Brazil? (Coffee Cupping)- 3Brothers Coffee X CRS

IS THIS BRASIL?

Australia has never seen a spread of Brazil coffee this BIG! We will be hosting 3Brothers Coffee - Australia to showcase their world of Brazilian Coffees.

They will be showcasing micro-lots from different regions and different processing methods. Over 30 new Single Origin Lots from 5 different Regions

5 different processing methods: Washed, Honey, Pulped Natural, Natural, Controlled Fermentation

Cupping by 3Brothers Coffee

Sydney, Jun 26th 6-9 pm

@CRS 42/112 McEvoy St Alexandria

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From Barista to Boss Class- Coffee Kaizen
Jun
27
6:00 PM18:00

From Barista to Boss Class- Coffee Kaizen

DESCRIPTION

This class is designed for anyone considering transitioning towards opening their own Cafe or anyone else interested in the process of establishing and running a food and beverage business.

Created by Sam Sgambellone who was responsible for opening and operating the Mecca stores in Circular Quay and Ultimo as well as 4 other cafes and restaurants in the past 14 years. This broad based experience, from running restaurants to 1000 cup-a-day espresso bars, has been broken down into the Who? What? Where? Why? and How? of getting into your own cafe.

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Intensive Coffee Course - Coffee Kaizen
Jun
23
to Jun 24

Intensive Coffee Course - Coffee Kaizen

DESCRIPTION

The Weekend Coffee Intensive is designed to give participants the knowledge, tools and practical resources they need to succeed as a coffee professional. Through a combination of practical and theory, the two day intensive will cover the details every coffee professional should know about farming, green processing, green buying, roasting, sensory assesement, science of extraction, brewing and QC.

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New Synesso- S200 Launch
Jun
20
6:00 PM18:00

New Synesso- S200 Launch

*Ticket link below

A collaboration with 5 Senses:

Get up close and personal with the Synesso S200!

If you didn’t get a chance to catch the worldwide launch of the SynessoS200 at MICE 2018, we’re taking it on the road to give every café in Australia the chance to see what all the fuss is about. The long awaited new Synesso S200 is all the things you love about Synesso like durability, precision and reliability but at an even more accessible price. 

Since MICE, the machine has since had the full Specht Designs treatment and will be travelling up and down the east coast before moving its way across the Nullarbor to SA and finally landing in WA. 

Full dates listed below, drinks and nibbles provided, we’d love to see you there!

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