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.
Philly baristas are sharing their salaries and benefits in a shared spreadsheet. In the days since news of this spreadsheet broke, the list, which reflects baristas from more than 60 cafés in the Philadelphia area, has nearly doubled—and has inspired other coffee communities across the country.
Three Months After The Walkout, Coffee At Large Members Forge A New Road To Activism
Glitter Cat has revealed its participants in this year’s Bootcamp, which will train coffee professionals from around the country to compete in the 2020 U.S. Coffee Championships.
The Oregon Coffee Board is offering scholarships to the U.S. Coffee Championship Qualifiers. The scholarship includes entry fee, travel, food and beverage stipend, mentors, and more.
At the 2019 U.S. Barista Championship semifinal, Sam Schaefer announced his intended new project, Mockingbird Coffee, a roastery and tasting room set to launch in Ann Arbor this fall. But last month, in an emotional Instagram post, Schaefer revealed that the business had come to an abrupt halt.
Roughly one month later, SPoT Coffee employees are one step closer to unionizing.
An interview with Kelly Stombaugh, artist and roaster, on how she transformed a Synesso MVP into the retro arcade machine of her childhood dreams.
Following the success of 2019’s inaugural season, which focused on the U.S. Barista Championship, Glitter Cat Bootcamp has now expanded to include sessions for Brewers Cup, Roasters, and Coffee in Good Spirits.
Baristas often undergo hours, weeks, or even months of training before they’re allowed to serve coffee drinks, but how often do companies allocate the same level of training to the service side of the barista profession?