» Chapman University in Collaboration with the CA Dairy Innovation Center Presents:

Coffee, Tea, and Creamers:
The Science and Art of Milk in Beverages

January 10-11, 2023

Coffee beans and latte


A first of its kind short course introduces participants to the science of roasting and brewing coffee, tea, and creamers fundamentals, and creating innovative coffee and tea-based milk beverages.  Experts will share the tricks and tips of formulating with milk, and processing ready-to-drink aseptic and shelf-stable products. The course features hands-on activities and demonstrations, extensive Q&A time with formulation experts and will benefit entrepreneurs, students, and industry professionals in R&D, production, marketing, and QA in the food processing, food service and distribution sectors.

Learning objectives:

  • Explore the various coffee and tea products trending globally
  • Understand roasting parameters that impact coffee flavor
  • Discover the various types of milk ingredients available and learn to optimize their performance in a variety of fresh, RTM, and RTD tea and coffee beverages
  • Understand the factors important for formulation of dairy-based coffees, teas, and creamers
  • Optimize your formulations by understanding the differences between coffee essences, concentrates, and single-strength coffee extracts
  • Analyze the interactions of dairy ingredients with flavors
  • Evaluate various processing methods to assure food safety and shelf-life, and optimize quality

Register now!
Early registration (through December 15th): $450, Academia $250, Students $75

After December 15th: $500, Academia $300, Students $100

A program of the Dairy Business Innovation Initiative Pacific Coast Coalition funded by USDA-AMS, in collaboration with the CA Milk Advisory Board

Travel & Accommodations

Orange County (John Wayne) Airport is convenient to Chapman University. The airport is served by American, United, Southwest, Delta, and Alaska Airlines.

Los Angeles International Airport is approximately one hour from the University and is served by a large number of airlines.

Airport Shuttle Service

Ayres/ALO Hotel – Orange
3737 West Chapman Ave.
Orange, CA 92868
(714) 978-9168

Special Chapman Schmid rate by request. Includes a full hot buffet breakfast and free Wi-Fi. The hotel offers shuttle services to and from Chapman University, upon request and availability. Please notify the hotel’s front desk the evening before, if you need this service.

If you call directly for hotel reservations please make sure to indicate you will be attending the Chapman-Schmid College discount.  

You are not obligated to stay at this hotel and may make alternate arrangements.