The Bay Area has been at the forefront of a coffee renaissance in recent years, and local boutique companies like Blue Bottle, Ritual and Four Barrel are now spreading their roasting philosophy – and their coffee beans – across the country. We talk to some of the entrepreneurs behind the so-called “third-wave” coffee movement.
Eileen Hassi, owner of Ritual Coffee Roasters
James Freeman, owner of Blue Bottle Coffee
Jeremy Tooker, owner of Four Barrel Coffee