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Barista Magazine is the leading trade magazine in the world for the professional coffee community.

Countdown to Barista Nation San Francisco!

We’re so excited about Barista Nation San Francisco, which takes place the day after tomorrow! This is going to be the biggest and best Barista Nation yet, with 150 attendees, a host of amazing lecturers speaking on the theme of cafe architecture, and incredible events and activities. Check it out: … Read more →

Remembering Camp Pull-A-Shot

The Barista Guild of America (BGA) has hardly taken a breather since the success that was Camp Pull-A-Shot, the BGA’s retreat that had its second annual event in October in Santa Barbara, California. As a matter of fact, their retreat for professional baristas—which combines a heavy dose of education with … Read more →

App Happy

Check it out: the Coffee Community has launched a barista training app called “Coffee: Beans, Barista and Latte Art.” Note: we here at Barista Magazine haven’t tried it out — we’re just interested in the idea and passing it along to you readers to look into if you’re interested. Here’s … Read more →

Regional Barista Comp Dates Released!

We’re so excited to hear from Marcus at the Specialty Coffee Association of America that the dates for four of the six 2012 Regional Barista Competitions have been released! They are as follows… JANUARY 26-29 Northwest Regional Barista Competition, hosted by Dillanos Coffee Roasters Tacoma, Washington (Judges training Jan. 26; … Read more →

Wednesday at Camp

The sun is out and camp is off to a busy start. Classes actually started at 7 this morning because we have so many campers here who are trying to reach their BGA certifications and they need to complete a number of required classes. Also at 7 was the inaugural … Read more →

Welcome to Camp Pull-A-Shot!

The sky is a little overcast here and the temperatures are a little cool, but it’s dry today at El Capitan Canyon just north of Santa Barbara, Calif., home of the Barista Guild of America’s Camp Pull-A-Shot as the first full day gets underway. Last night everyone arrived, and we … Read more →

Anderson’s Going to Camp!

Congratulations to the winner of the 2011 Camp Pull-A-Shot Scholarship Program, ANDERSON STOCKDALE! Anderson is a barista from New Orleans who proved her dedication to the barista craft in her awesome video submission. If you haven’t already seen it, check it out here! Anderson Stockdale – Camp PullaShot 2011 from … Read more →

Monday Night and the Final Entries

The Camp Pull-A-Shot Scholarship contest is closed! Here are the final video entries from baristas looking for a chance at the all-expenses paid experience from the Barista Guild of America. Here’s Macallie Atkinson’s video. [youtube dk3aajiduVM] And here’s Patrick Hughes. PatrickHughes   Here is Courtney Preuss-Greene. CourtneyPreussGreene This is from … Read more →

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