New podcast from our columnist Sergei Mitrofanov! This time the guest was “Roaster of the Year 2020”, Q-grader, founder of Roasting Brew Roman Khomchenko. Roma spoke about his adventures: from selling cameras and nesting dolls to opening his own company. For convenient listening, we have prepared a timeline for you.[00:01:03] About an impressive list of awards and nominations.[00:01:48] Like many, I got into coffee by accident, and nothing foreshadowed this accident.
[00:01:55] Studying the economics of investment, working as a camera promoter. [00:08:58] Exporting resources to other countries is also a considerable experience.[00:11:05] Author's nesting dolls with portraits by the author ...[00:17:26] ... And finally, coffee: it seemed to me that coffee is cool.[00:18:29] First coffee shop - Juan coffee shop.[00:22:14] Thanks to everyone who works in coffee.[00:32:30] On the first 6 kg roster.[00:34:03] When I make a decision, I always write what I gain and what I lose.[00:41:25] Sometimes a slap in the face is very useful.[00:42:42] Three years of study - day and night.[00:53:01] Search for your own style.[00:54:46] May 17, 2017. "Rosting Bru"[01:07:05] A complete educational tour in Costa Rica - for the first time you feel the true taste of what you are really participating in.[01:12:51] Independent factors in the competition - they can be both objective and offensive.[01:17:04] After certification it seems that you don't seem to learn anything particularly new, but your attitude is definitely changing.[01:17:59] Understanding objectivity in everything you do in coffee is the main thing.