That’s a wrap for the 2020 U.S. Coffee Championships qualifiers and nationals in Orange County, California!
Last summer, Seattle-area “bikini baristas” made headlines when their case was overturned by the Federal Appeals Court. Now, the baristas are filing a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court.
Nashville, Tennessee, held the second U.S. Coffee Champs Qualifier event for the season, with 54 competitors’ fates decided.
Understanding why 2019 was dominated by barista activism—and what’s next.
The U.S. Coffee Championship qualifiers will next venture to Nashville and Orange County where professionals from around the country will compete to represent the U.S. in the World Championships.
The Barista League has revealed its 2020 competition season, which will feature four events spread over three continents, as well as a brand-new membership program.
From another walkout to a new barista-support organization, here are the latest updates to the rise of activism in the U.S. coffee community.
Camila Coddou embarked across the country for her project Barista Behind the Bar, speaking on topics including hospitality, self-care, inclusivity, and empowerment.
Explore outside the flavor box and discover something fresh and tasty for your holiday menu.
Luke Daugherty talks to Michelle Johnson, Rock Baijnauth, Nathanael May, Hannah Craig, and Matt Foster about the important role music plays during a competition routine.