Just got back to the Barista Mag offices in Portland, Ore., after a wonderful weekend in New York for Coffee Fest. I have to be honest: I wasn’t as excited as I usually am for Coffee Fest: we’ve just been slammed at work lately, putting the finishing touches on our … 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!
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!
The newest competition to his the specialty coffee scene is the America’s Best Coffeehouse Competition! And it’s a really super cool one. Entire cafes apply for the event, which will have its inaugural contest live at Coffee Fest Seattle September 21–23. So it’s an honest-to-goodness team competition, which unites a … Read more →
Do you work at a world class coffeehouse? The shop you work at could be the first nationally recognized as America’s Best Coffeehouse! Coffee Fest will be hosting the first “America’s Best Coffeehouse Competition” in Seattle during the show September 21–23. It’s free to enter, and the prizes are awesome! … Read more →
Hi folks! Hope everyone’s enjoyed a quiet few weeks since the big SCAA conference in Portland—not to mention the United States Barista Championship, where this girl took the crown: I don’t know about you, but it took me a while to recover from the excitement, the show, the barista competition, … Read more →
One week from today, Coffee Fest New York will be underway. If you’re going to Santa Cruz, Calif. instead for the Southwest Regional Barista Competition, we get that. That’s cool. But you’re still going to be miss one heckofa weekend in the Big Apple! Last time Coffee Fest dropped by … Read more →
I just got an email from Marcus Boni of the Specialty Coffee Association of America saying that the Northwest Regional Barista Competition will NOT take place at Coffee Fest Seattle, as scheduled, Sept. 23-25. No new dates have been released. “I wanted to let you know that we will not … Read more →
As Ken prepares to leave for Bogota, Colombia, on Sunday to cover the World Barista Championship, I’m getting excited to head south to San Diego for Coffee Fest next week! After a few fleeting days of the sunshine us Portlanders live for, the rain is back and doesn’t seem to … Read more →