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What would I say if I ever met an espresso bean?

I joke that when people put cream or sugar in my fresh roasted coffee, G-d cries and an angel loses its wings. I must claim that it’s a joke or customers will believe that I’m a bit unstable. However, what can I say when someone blogs about adding “espresso beans”? Sure, it makes me tremble […]

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Coffee Forensics, Crimes against Coffee

On a trip back from Norwalk, Ohio, I stopped at a cute cafe. When I visit  a new restaurant or cafe, I ask for a cup of their best coffee and a double shot of espresso. This is my version of forensics, coffee forensics. I am deciding based on the facts whether they are breaking […]

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Another fantastic mistake: The Mystic Blend

This week, we shut down the coffee roaster for a few hours and did some much needed maintenance. We replaced some parts before they failed and tuned it up so that it now roasts with a smile. However, we allowed too much space between the face of the roaster and the roasting drum. For 10 […]

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About Chazzano Coffee

About 5 years ago, my mother-in-law asked me what I wanted to for my birthday. I had been searching about coffee on the web and I spotted a Fresh Roast home coffee roaster and a few pounds of beans for $65. I was used to ordering through Starbucks Encore program several pounds of coffee every […]

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