Bartosz Ciepaj

multi-disciplinary coffee expert

Thank you for your visit!I am Bartosz Ciepaj, and this is my page, showing what I did, what I do and what I can do for you!

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My Coffee Journey

From Barista to Multidisciplinary Coffee ExpertWith over a decade of experience in the coffee industry, I have evolved from a barista to a highly skilled and knowledgeable multidisciplinary coffee expert. I hold a Q Grader license and have served as a Cup of Excellence International Judge.My expertise encompasses coffee consulting, judging, sourcing, roasting, and brewing. I have established cafes, roasteries, and coffee laboratories, promoting ultra-speciality standards and relishing in the incredible taste of this amazing beverage.As a former coffee operations manager at Harrods, I built their coffee roastery in 2017 and worked there until 2022. During my time there, I brought in outstanding coffees, created Harrods blends, and crafted recipes for luxury brands such as Fendi, Prada, and Tiffany & Co.My passion for La Pavoni Lever machines has led me to become a brand ambassador for La Pavoni UK. I am passionate about the coffee industry and have worked to improve the working standards and quality of life for baristas through my leadership role on the Leadership Council of the Barista Guild from 2017 to 2020.My background in international development and human rights has fueled my passion for sustainability within the coffee industry, particularly in producing countries. In 2020, I was elected to the Board of Directors at the Alliance for Coffee Excellence, where I am actively working to create a better future for the world's top coffee producers.I believe that ultra-speciality coffee is the answer to many of the coffee industry's challenges. By collectively defining the highest standards and creating certifications for every stage of the coffee process, we can ensure a bright future for this industry. Drawing inspiration from advanced studies in wine, neuro gastronomy, and gastro-physics, my goal is to provide the finest coffee quality and experience in the world.

What I have

"A particular set of skills that I have acquired over a long period of time"Expertise: Extensive experience and knowledge in the coffee industry as a licensed Q grader and Cup of Excellence International Judge.Wide-ranging skills: I have experience in various aspects of the coffee industry proven track record of delivering to the highest level from scratch; coffee brands, cafes, roasteries, and coffee laboratories.Industry recognition: I have been a speaker at conferences, volunteered at the Leadership Council of the Barista Guild and currently, I am on the Board of Directors at Alliance for Coffee Excellence, which speaks to my expertise and industry recognition.Sustainability focus: My international development and human rights background has driven my passion for improving sustainability within the coffee industry.Customer-focused approach: I aim to provide the finest coffee quality and experience and a unique customer approach.Improving standards: I have a passion for the people in the industry and have improved the operational standards of every company I consulted.A solution for industry challenges:I have designed and spoken for the best practices in the coffee industry.

ULTRA SPECIALTY coffee

I firmly believe that Ultra-Specialty solves many of the coffee industry's challenges.Collectively defining the highest standards and creating certifications for every stage of the coffee process will ensure a bright future for the coffee industry.For more information, please visit https://www.ultraspecialty.coffee/

For your bussiness

With my extensive knowledge and experience in the coffee industry, I am confident in my ability to bring success to any project I undertake. My passion for quality coffee and commitment to innovation has allowed me to make a significant impact in the industry. My background in participating in prestigious coffee competitions, as a speaker at international coffee conferences, volunteering and establishing direct relationships with top coffee producers has given me a unique perspective on the challenges and opportunities in the industry.A few of projects I have been working on:
https://differencecoffee.com/
https://www.thelostdraft.com/
https://blackfuel.coffee/
https://promperu.uk/tourist/about-us/
https://www.tiffany.co.uk/blue-box-cafe/harrods/
https://allana.com/

la pavoni ambassador

Since 2022 my passion for La Pavoni Lever machines turned into a Brand Ambassador role for La Pavoni UK. I have provided a wide range of support, including; creating user manuals, bespoke small equipment, training and hosting various events for the press and customers.

You can see what I am up to recently on Instagram or LinkedInor email me
bartosz@molecularcoffee.com