Dangerous Grounds: Himalayan Outpost Pictures
Go behind the scenes as Todd Carmichael attempts a seemingly impossible task -- finding unspoiled coffee beans in Nepal, the birthplace of Buddha.
Todd Carmichael in NepalTodd Carmichael crosses a suspension bridge in Nepal after promising celebrity chef, Stephen Starr, that he could find the perfect coffee beans for his restaurants. 960 1280
Todd talks with a Nepali roasterTodd talks to the owner of a Nepali roaster about processing coffee in such high humidity. Every bag of Nepalese coffee that's made it to the states has been covered in mold, so if Todd can find the right beans, he’ll have to get them from the farm to the processor in 24 hours or they will spoil. 960 1280
Todd Carmichael at Four Seasons PhiladelphiaTodd talks coffee with Four Seasons Philadelphia’s new food and beverage director. But before renewing Todd’s contract, the youthful new manager asks Todd to find a mythical bean only bloggers and dreamers talk about. 960 1280
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