CQI Lecturers

Q Instructors

Paul Kim - South Korea

Database profile

-Distinguished Instructor-

How long have you been in coffee?

12 years

Which countries have you taught in?

Ethiopia, America, Indonesia, Philippines, China, Korea

What's your favorite coffee origin?


What do you think are the benefits of taking the Q?

To get on the right track of Q License system will enhance your coffee career more unique and distinctive.

What languages do you speak?

English and Korean

What other activities do you do in the coffee industry?

Mostly focused on coffee training, consulting and roasting.

Anything else you'd like to add?

I'm a coffee quality control professional with many years of experience and successes as a president of Vis-a-Vis coffee and KimKilJin Coffee Lab, which I founded in 2006. I served as a judge in various world class Barista competitions, and as an instructor, and also served as SCAA Specialized Instructor since 2015 and SCAE Authorized Barista Trainer since 2011.