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K Bean on The Block - WOW!!!  It started with a text from a guy called "Hans" saying he was on Channel 9's The Block and wanted a Profitec Pro 500 coffee machine for their kitchen for "Challenge Week." And no, not just any Italian coffee machine. He really wanted a Profitec because he had seen one and knew that they are very, very GOOD looking. After a quick chat with Hans I knew it wasn't some prank and I was ready to join the challenge. 



I had sold my last Profitec Pro 500, including my own demo unit, just a few days earlier. I had more units due the next week but that was too late as Challenge Week ended the very next day. After a few calls I finally tracked down the very last Pro 500 left in Melbourne. It was on the other side of the city, so I set out for on a 3 hour round trip. I really was part of the TV time challenge.

When I arrived at The Block it was just madness. A hive of activity with tradies, contestants and TV people just everywhere. They miked me up and then I went about meeting Hans and the team, then walked the gear in and set it all up in a very dusty, almost complete kitchen.

An amazing day and a very proud day for me. What a cool thing it is to create a hobby business and see it grow, and to get a little gig on TV like this a little cream on the cake - just amazing.

Thanks again to all of you guys who love my K Bean, and look out for me on Channel 9's The Block. 2018 Season, week 9 airing soon ...and good luck to the "Hans & Courtney" team !!!

Read about it on the https://www.kbean.com.au/blog/k-bean-coffee-machines-on-channel-9s-the-block?rq=The+block




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« Reply #1 on: 29/04/2018, 10:19 PM »
That is SO darn cool mate, great stuff! And props for helping the guys out, will be sure to try and watch that one! Congrats, that's a really cool step in the journey of your business hey :)
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« Reply #2 on: 30/04/2018, 07:29 PM »
Amazing!! Congratulations and well-deserved!!
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« Reply #3 on: 30/04/2018, 07:36 PM »
K Bean on The Block - WOW!!!  It started with a text from a guy called "Hans" saying he was on Channel 9's The Block and wanted a Profitec Pro 500 coffee machine for their kitchen for "Challenge Week." And no, not just any Italian coffee machine. He really wanted a Profitec because he had seen one and knew that they are very, very GOOD looking. After a quick chat with Hans I knew it wasn't some prank and I was ready to join the challenge. 



I had sold my last Profitec Pro 500, including my own demo unit, just a few days earlier. I had more units due the next week but that was too late as Challenge Week ended the very next day. After a few calls I finally tracked down the very last Pro 500 left in Melbourne. It was on the other side of the city, so I set out for on a 3 hour round trip. I really was part of the TV time challenge.

When I arrived at The Block it was just madness. A hive of activity with tradies, contestants and TV people just everywhere. They miked me up and then I went about meeting Hans and the team, then walked the gear in and set it all up in a very dusty, almost complete kitchen.

An amazing day and a very proud day for me. What a cool thing it is to create a hobby business and see it grow, and to get a little gig on TV like this a little cream on the cake - just amazing.

Thanks again to all of you guys who love my K Bean, and look out for me on Channel 9's The Block. 2018 Season, week 9 airing soon ...and good luck to the "Hans & Courtney" team !!!

Read about it on the https://www.kbean.com.au/blog/k-bean-coffee-machines-on-channel-9s-the-block?rq=The+block


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« Reply #4 on: 01/05/2018, 08:24 AM »
Congrats Paul. Sounds like it was good hectic fun.

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« Reply #5 on: 01/05/2018, 12:31 PM »
You need to update us on the episode the machine will be featured
I work nights so have to record it for later viewing

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« Reply #6 on: 05/05/2018, 08:05 AM »
That's awesome Paul, nice one!

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« Reply #7 on: 05/05/2018, 07:07 PM »
Thanks for all the thanks guys.
Yes, what a great experience. I’m still beaming from ear to ear :)
I’ll be on at the end of “challenge week” which is week 12 of the upcoming season.
It’s based in St Kilda, Melbourne.
Thanks again all.
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« Reply #8 on: 10/07/2018, 11:29 PM »
Season starts soon. I really hope I make the cut ;)


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« Reply #9 on: 11/07/2018, 12:52 AM »
Season starts soon. I really hope I make the cut ;)


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Ah nice that's exciting!
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« Reply #10 on: 14/10/2018, 09:46 PM »
Just got a first glimpse of the Profitec coffee machine on The Block.
Very exciting.
You’ll see a highly caffeinated Paul delivering it and setting it up on an episode this week

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« Reply #11 on: 14/10/2018, 09:48 PM »
Profitec Pro 500 coffee machine on The Block 2018. Gatwick Hotel, St Kilda.


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« Reply #12 on: 14/10/2018, 10:25 PM »
Wow, very exciting, I'll have to try and catch it!
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« Reply #13 on: 16/10/2018, 01:01 PM »
Like the look of that grinder!!! What is that mate?
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« Reply #14 on: 16/10/2018, 02:49 PM »
Like the look of that grinder!!! What is that mate?
Hi Brett. That’s the Profitec Pro T64.
It’s so good to get this sneak peak. I was a little scared that Breville would have seen the machine and removed it. So good to have a machine on TV that’s not the usual Breville or Sunbeam.
Rare :)

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« Reply #15 on: 16/10/2018, 05:12 PM »
Hi Brett. That’s the Profitec Pro T64.
It’s so good to get this sneak peak. I was a little scared that Breville would have seen the machine and removed it. So good to have a machine on TV that’s not the usual Breville or Sunbeam.
Rare :)

Yes... now you mention it I'm not used to seeing anything other than the domestic appliance class of machine on the TV!! I have a breville stand mixer and it's quite good but I don't think I could ever bring myself to buy a breville coffee machine. There's no wow factor on the bench or by comparison in the cup. I know, I know, some world barista champ will bang on about how they can get a great coffee from a breville or kmart machine but I can get a great coffee from a saucepan of hot water and some freshly roasted beans.  NEXT!
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