A Founding Premier Training Campus Of The Specialty Coffee Association

About Us

Todd Arnette

Todd Arnette is the owner of The Academy of Coffee Excellence, an SCAA Certified Training Campus offering all training programs of the Specialty Coffee Association of America and Coffee Quality Institute Q Grader Exams. He also owns Williamsburg Coffee and Tea, a wholesale roastery focusing on sustainable coffees and independent coffee shops.

He is a Q Instructor for Coffee Quality Istitute and a Specialized Lead Instructor for the Specialty Coffee Association. Mr. Arnette works with a team of Q Instructors and an association of Subject Matter Experts to develop and deliver training programs for clients in all facets of the coffee industry.

Mr. Arnette is currently the Chair of SCAA’s Educational Pathways Committee with responsibilities over all certificate Pathways reporting directly to the Board of Directors. He is also a Certified Roaster, Barista, Sensory Specialist, and Subject Matter Expert. He maintains memberships in: SCAA, SCAE, NCA, Roaster’s Guild and Barista Guild. Mr. Arnette maintains professional development relationships with clients at every level of the Specialty Coffee supply chain around the world and maintains long standing personal relationships with coffee producers at origin.

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