Certified Coffee Specialist

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National Automatic Merchandising Association Certified Coffee Specialist 20 North Wacker Driver, Suite 3500, Chicago
IL 60606-3102


The purpose of the Certified Coffee Specialist (CCS) designation is to establish new and higher benchmarks for the National Automatic Merchandising Association's Coffee Service program. It gives those professionals who are actively involved in providing coffee, water and beverage service the opportunity to take their skills and knowledge to the next level. Certified Coffee Specialist Website


More than two years of education or training after high school required? No

More than two years of work experience required? No

Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? No