When: Jan. 17-19 2014
Fri, 10:30 am-5 pm; Sat, 11:30 am-5:30pm; Sun, 11:30 am-1:30 pm. One of three Super Regional Coffee Competitions. Produced by the Barista Guild of America & the Specialty Coffee Association of America. At the Barista Competition, baristas compete in front of four sensory judges, two technical judges & one head judge as they prepare & serve four espressos, four cappuccinos & four signature espresso beverages during a 15-minute race against the clock. At the Brewers Cup, competitors are judged in two rounds by skilled coffee tasters. The first round is a blind tasting. Those who advance to the second round will brew & present their chosen coffee.