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4 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Jess Steffy. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Jess Steffy, often where they are interviewed.

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4 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Jess Steffy. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Jess Steffy, often where they are interviewed.

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#51 - Jess Steffy

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There's a reason Ed raves about Square One Coffee. In this episode, he chats with owner Jess Steffy to find out what exactly goes into making the perfect cup. WARNING: Listening to this episode will cause you to crave coffee. 

This episode sponsored by Square One Coffee. www.squareonecoffee.com

Nov 20 2017 · 1hr 12mins
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010 : How are Competitions Relevant ? w/ Jess Steffy : Barista Competitions / Coffee Shops / Employee Engagement / Professional growth

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Are barista competitions relevant what I do on the bar every day? How does my business benefit from sending staff to compete? These questions are asked by almost everyone at one time or another when they consider a coffee competitions. Today Jess Steffy, Owner of Square One Coffee in Lancaster, PA, joins us to not only answer these questions but also to share her experiences from being both a successful business owner and the Chair for the SCA's U.S. Competition Committee.

Jess is also a licensed Q Grader, a BGA Certified Barista, an SCA Certified Lead Instructor, a veteran USBC Judge, and certified World Barista judge. 

Show notes are available  at www.keystotheshop.com/resources

Have questions, comments etc?  Chris@keystotheshop.com

Thanks and enjoy this episode with Jess Steffy!

Other mentions intros episode:

Nick Cho's (of the Portafilter Podcast) post on Medium about competition from an owners perspective

You can also learn more about the U.S. Coffee Championships by visiting www.uscoffeechampionships.org  

Feb 21 2017 · 57mins

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Episode 4: Jess Steffy

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In this episode, Jess Steffy of Square One Coffee tells about visiting Richard Kimondo, a coffee producer and member of the Rutuma Cooperative in the Nyrei region of Kenya, sitting down for tea after a long day on the farm and the impact the experience has had on her.
Nov 22 2016 · 11mins
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Episode 33 - Competition Coffee with Jess Steffy

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With the US Coffee Championships Qualifying Event starting February 2nd, we're honored to welcome Jess Steffy to the podcast to talk about coffee competitions and the important role they serve. Jess is the co-owner of Square One Coffee, a certified Q Grader, chair of the US Coffee Championships Competitions Committee and head judge for the Barista Competition and Brewer's Cup. We talked with her about the format of the events, what makes for a winning routine, and what the home brewer can learn from the competition.

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About Jess Steffy:

  • Co-Owner of Square One Coffee in Lancaster, PA
  • Certified Q Grader
  • Chair of the USCC Competitions Committee
  • Head judge of the US Barista and Brewers Cup competitions (and more)
  • Follow Jess on Instagram
  • Follow Square One on Instagram or Twitter
Jan 28 2016 · 56mins