Specialty Coffee Consulting & Professional Services

Pacific Coffee Research offers specialty coffee consulting, services, training, and support to coffee professionals in all areas of the coffee value chain in Hawai’i and worldwide.

Are you opening a cafe for the first time and need help installing equipment or selecting a wholesale coffee supplier? Are you a coffee professional who is ready to open your own roasting company? Maybe you are a coffee grower who wants to become a sensory specialist in order to take better control of your own product and elevate your marketing strategy. We can help with all of this and plenty more!

Our most popular coffee consulting services are summarized below. If none of these fit your exact needs, we are happy to work with you to create a custom program or provide other consulting and support services in order for you to realize the potential of your coffee career and business.

For more information please contact us at info@pacificcoffeeresearch.com


Our roastmaster will work with you to build your unique roasting program to fulfill business needs of fluid workflow, efficient use of space, and recommendations for appropriate equipment:

  • Equipment setup, programming, and calibration
  • Software installation
  • Roastery layout design and planning
  • Profile and blend development
  • Roastery layout design and planning
  • Roasting training & education
  • Roaster maintenance education
  • SCA Roasting & Sensory Skills Courses are available upon request


Our team of coffee professionals is available to work with producers on a range of post-harvest needs from sensory analysis and Q Grader scoring to roasting services:

  • Small-batch dry milling from 2lbs to 15lbs
  • Green coffee quality analysis & defect count
  • Cupping evaluation and Q Grader services
  • Sample roasting
  • Contract roasting from 5lbs to 25lbs
  • Comprehensive farm-level consulting
  • SCA Sensory Skills & Green Coffee Courses are available upon request

Cafe Owners

Our team of coffee professionals is here to help you create the cafe you’ve always wanted to open or take your current business to the next level with the following services for your coffee program:
  • Sourcing, installations, and maintenance of commercial espresso and brewing equipment
  • Cafe layout design and planning
  • Comprehensive espresso and brewing training for your staff
  • Management training to include scheduling, menu-building, and customer service
  • Wholesale coffee services
  • SCA Barista Skills & Brewing Courses are available upon request

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