SUNY Broome students visit Java Joe's Roasting Company to learn about the coffee roasting process.
SUNY Broome students visit Java Joe’s Roasting Company to learn about the coffee roasting process.

Students in SUNY Broome’s Hospitality programs took an in-depth look at the beverage that powers food service: coffee!

SUNY Broome students visit Java Joe's Roasting Company to learn about the coffee roasting process.

The BHM 123: Bartending & Beverage Management class paid a visit to Java Joe’s Roasting Company on Oct. 8 and 9. Coffee is a critical component of food service and often overlooked, noted Professor Maria Montemagno.

SUNY Broome students visit Java Joe's Roasting Company to learn about the coffee roasting process.

Students had the opportunity to tour the Binghamton facility and learn the steps of the coffee-roasting process. Best of all: They had the chance to taste the finished product.