Meet Kenji in Kuala Lumpur

Kenji Kojima, the face of Fuglen Tokyo and also founder/head roaster of Fuglen Coffee Roasters Tokyo, is coming down to Kuala Lumpur in May 2016!

Kenji flew to Norway by himself to learn about coffee and worked at Fuglen Oslo. He is very much exposed to Nordic coffee culture such as Tim Wendelboe, KAFFA & Supreme Coffee Roasters. In 2012, he started Fuglen Tokyo. In 2014, he set up Fuglen Coffee Roasters in Shibuya and continue researching on Nordic Roast.
Apart from running the roastery & cafe, he is also often getting involved in collaboration with others, most notably are Lexus & Takashi Murakami, designers who have a long term relationship with Louis Vuitton.
It is very rare opportunity to be able to learn direct from Kenji Kojima himself, even if you are in Japan.

We were very lucky to have him in person with us to conduct 2 seminars for the Malaysian coffee lovers. Grab this great opportunity to learn from the master himself!

May-19   Pre-Seminar Event

Kenji will be our Guest Barsita on this day to serve Fuglen Toyo Coffee in KL!
You can experience Fuglen Coffee without flying to Tokyo.
Venue: { x } Coffee @ Q Sentral
Time: 14:30 – 15:30

May-20   Aeropress Workshop with Kenji Kojima

Time: 18:00 – 20:00 (latest by 20:30)
Venue: { x } Coffee @ Q Sentral
Fees: RM 500 / pax
Level: Beginner to Professional
Requirement: Participant need to bring their own Aeropress, paper filter & server. Fuglen Beans will be provided.

Content:

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Part 1 Filter Coffee in Tokyo Kenji will share what is filter coffee and the latest filter coffee trend in Tokyo & filter coffee/Aeropress in Fuglen
Part 2 Insight of Aeropress Championship Topic like how an Aeropress championship is being organized, what the judges is looking for & as a judge, the things you should take note of, … etc.
Part 3 Aeropress Demonstration Kenji demonstrates Aeropress brewing with Fulgen Tokyo recipe. All participant will be able to experience his Aeropress coffee!
Part 4 Hands on Participants hands-on Aeropress in this session. Kenji himself will taste the coffee and give comment & suggestion to improve.
Part 5 Q & A Ask any questions directly to Kenji.

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May-21 – Roasting Workshop with Kenji Kojima

with a door gift of Single origin beans (200 g) roasted by Fuglen Coffee Roasters in Japan! (worth RM 165 / 200 g)

Time: 09:00 – 13:00
Venue: KL Coffee Collective Roastery
Fees: RM 1,500 / pax (all participant will receive a 200g pack of Fuglen Single Origin bean)
Level: Beginner to Advanced
Ideal for those who
– wish to learn Nordic Roast skill
– wish to start micro-roastery business
– wish to be inspired by Kenji & Fuglen
– love Fuglen

Content:

Kenji will roast coffee beans in font of you and share some details of Nordic coffee roasting technique. You will hardly get this opportunity to witness his roasting even though you travel to Japan.

This session is crucial in providing a foundation for those who wish to explore more on Nordic roast and also for those who are keen to set up their own roastery.  Successful vision & philosophy can only be learnt from successful people. Acquire & understand right skill during this session.

Grab this opportunity to learn from Kenji himself, the head roaster from one of the best Nordic roastery in the world.

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Part 1 Journey to Fuglen Coffee Roasters Kenji Kojima is sharing on what motivated him to start coffee roastery, things he did before opening roastery, the vision & philosophy behind Fuglen Tokyo, .. etc. He will also touch on the difficulties he faced during coffee roasting and how he overcome them. Apart from this, participants will also gain valuable insight on the coffee culture in Norway & what is Nordic roast from Kenji himself who frequently travel between Oslo & Tokyo.
Part 2 Roasting Demonstration Kenji demonstrates coffee roasting using Probat. Participant will witness how he go through his roasting flow and learn from his best practice & improve your SOP (Standard Operation Procedure). Cupping session might be offered after his roasting demonstration.
Part 3 How to set-up roastery in Malaysia by Barrie Nasim Barrie, a founder of KL Coffee Collective, is sharing requirements to start up micro-roastery business in Malaysia, such as roasting machine & green bean sourcing, business license, renovation requirements and so on.
Part 4 Q & A Ask questions to Kenji & Barrie

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Aeropress & Roasting seminar requires pre-registration to prepare Fuglen beans from Japan. Please contact inquiry.exhibit@gmail.com for more detail.

Know more about

Kenji

Fuglen Tokyo – 7 of Japan’s best coffee roasters

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