Meet Tiny Warrior Coffee: Throwing Serious Flavor Punches in The Mission
,whose method really inspired me. When he was first beginning to roast, he would get coffee from all over the country. He would get these great coffees from small roasters that at that time I had never heard of before — places like Handsome in LA. While he was crafting his palate to create his wonderful coffees, it gave me some understanding that there was this great coffee conversation happening across the country. This conversation wasn’t localized to one location or region, and included many different takes on roasting, and I found that intriguing. It led me down the path to creating and developing a national multiroaster model for the store.