Tracy Allen Founder & CEO Brewed Behavior
Phuong Tran Director of Coffee Education Brewed Behavior
Amy Wyatt Director of Sales and Support Grounded Coffee Co.
SCAA Lab in Long Beach, CA.
About the Q-Grader Certification Process.
At the backbone of the Q Grading System are Licensed Q Graders, professional cuppers accredited by the Coffee Quality Institute. These Q Graders must pass a rigorous three-day exam to earn their certification, comprising of 22 sections on coffee related subjects, such as green grading, roast identification, coffee cupping, sensory skills and sensory triangulation. There are currently over 800 Licensed Q Graders worldwide.
Those who pass the Q Grader Certification Course are authorized to use the Q logo and the nomenclature “Licensed Q Grader” as a professional accreditation.