Turgay Yildizli

Turgay Yildizli

New Orleans

About Turgay Yildizli

Istanbul native Turgay Yildizli, now living in New Orleans, founded Specialty Turkish Coffee, a company which offers everything one needs to make specialty Turkish coffee, from equipment to tutorials to certification workshops. He works as a consultant around the globe, helping coffee companies to develop their Turkish coffee programs. Turgay has made it his mission to improve the standards of Turkish Coffee and raise it up to the place it deserves.


  • Level 2 Certified Roaster
    Specialized Coffee Association (SCA)
  • Specialized Instructor
    Specialty Coffee Association (SCA)
  • Q Grader
    Coffee Quality Institute (CQI)
  • Champion
    Turkish Brewers Cup
  • World Champion
    Cezve/Ibrik Championship