Panorama of Show Floor
Coffee Fest Seattle went down at the Washington State Convention Center last weekend, bringing together a range of specialty beverage professionals. Naturally, there was networking, professional development, education, old friends, new friends, et cetera.
But let’s get right to it — the competition results:
America’s Best Espresso Competition
1st – Tony’s Coffee
2nd – Kuma Coffee
3rd – Olympia Coffee Roasting Co.
Latte Art World Championship Open
1st – Cabell Tice
2nd – Nobu Shimoyama
3rd – Junichi Yamaguchi
Americas Best Coffeehouse Competition
1st – Slate Coffee Roasters
2nd – Dog River Coffee
3rd – Caffe Ladro Espresso Bar & Bakery
And here is your schedule for upcoming Coffee Fest shows:
New York: March 7th-9th, 2014
St. Louis: May 30th-June 1st, 2014
Portland: October 17th-19th, 2014
Here is a look back at Coffee Fest Seattle 2013 (all photos by DCN’s Kelsey Mutter):
America’s Best Coffee House winners: Slate Coffee Roasters
Winners of America’s Best Espresso: Tony’s Coffee
Top 3 of Latte Art World Championship Open: Junichi Yamaguchi, Nobu Shimoyama and Cabell Tice
The Roast Booth with Connie!
Latte Throw Down at Saturday night Visions Espresso Party
Coffee Crafters booth featuring the new Artisan V Fluid Bed Roaster (President Ken Lathrop on left)
uVu Technologies booth (Stefan in the shot)
America’s Best Coffeehouse Competition
Mocha Latte from Storyville Coffee Roasters
Connie, Kelsey and Jacqueline from Monin at Pike’s Place Market
Maui Grown Booth (Steve and Rick)
America’s Best Coffee House competition finalists: Slate Coffee Roasters, Dog River Coffee, and Caffe Ladro
Nick Brown is the editor of Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine. Feedback and story ideas are welcome at firstname.lastname@example.org.