If you’re headed to Seattle for the Northwest Regional Barista Competition & Brewers Cup event Friday through Sunday, just get in your car now and come a day early: you don’t want to miss what will be a most epic Thursday Night Throwdown (TNT) hosted by La Marzocco! The shizz … Read more →
Coffee Fest’s Latte Art Competitions are some of the most fun games around—they’re pretty friendly, low stress, and the prize money is BIG TIME! Check out the bracket below to see who will be playing for the grand prize of $2000 at Coffee Fest New York, March 8–10!
Barista Magazine is proud to break the news that leading specialty coffee importer Café Imports will round out its three-year program as the World Barista Championship (WBC)/U.S. Barista Championship (USBC)/Regional Barista Competition (RBC) Origin Trip Sponsor by treating the winners of the RBCs, the USBC and the WBC in 2013 … Read more →
Doesn’t that sound nice? It certainly does to anyone trapped in the snow or cold rain of other parts of the country, as the San Francisco Bay Area is famous for its temperate winter weather. But for the coffee crowd, San Francisco shines for a whole host of reasons. Not … Read more →
On the heels of Barista Nation’s super successful European debut in Paris a few weeks ago, comes Barista Nation Texas—yeehaw! Barista Nation founder and head-hot-mama Anastasia Chovan says that registration was buzzing as soon as the announcement of the event was made, but there is still room for baristas far … Read more →
I’m beyond excited to be heading to France next week with Anastasia Chovan of Unic to participate in the Barista Nation Paris event! Barista Nation, which debuted in May 2011, is a one-day educational and community-building event that brings together baristas from different cities and regions to learn together, share … Read more →
We are so excited to see the long-awaited America’s Best Coffeehouse Competition—presented by DaVinci Gourmet—kick off at Coffee Fest Seattle this weekend! Here’s how it works: All coffeehouses in the U.S. and Canada, including individual units and chains, are eligible to compete. The competition is broken into three regions— Western, … Read more →
Check out the sizzling hot roster of latte artists set to take over the sky bridge of the Washington State Convention Center during Coffee Fest Seattle, September 21-23!
It’s hard to believe that the industry’s most progressive coffee event—Barista Nation—is only in its second year. The non profit organization, which is the brainchild of industry vet Anastasia Chovan, has enjoyed successful workshops and community building events in Minneapolis, Portland, San Francisco, Seattle, Vancouver, B.C., Tokyo, and more already, … Read more →
The first time I heard of the Collaborator, it was called a Sno-Plow Cream Stout. It was a winning home-brew recipe that was then produced and sold in a limited edition by Widmer Brothers Brewing here in Portland. It’s a project now that’s been going on since 1998, with a … Read more →