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Meet Carolyn Skye

Saying the name Carolyn Skye is, to a certain degree, synonymous with talking about our brand and company.  Carolyn has been with Batdorf & Bronson Coffee Roasters almost from day one back in 1986.  Hired by Dick Batdorf and Shannon Bronson, Carolyn began her coffee journey as a barista at our original coffee house on Capitol Read more

Meet Our Green Coffee Buyer Bob Benck

What do master coffee cupping and roasting skills, a keen knowledge of economics, speaking Spanish as a second language, and company loyalty all have in common?  They’re all traits that help define the character of our coffee buyer, Bob Benck.  Bob has been at Batdorf and Bronson long enough to have had an influence on Read more

Meet ATL Roastery Manager and Senior Roaster, Brad Lawrence

In the spring of 2004 a tall gentleman with thick, horn-rimmed glasses came into our Atlanta Roastery to interview for a production position.  He had a quiet, yet confident demeanor and his communication style was polite, if not slightly reserved.  As two of us conducted the interview we quickly learned that that this guy had Read more

SCAA Skill Building Workshops in Charlotte, NC

The SCAA skill building workshops were held this past weekend in Charlotte, North Carolina and hosted by Dilworth Coffee Roasters. Chandler and myself took a road trip out …