Coffee Expo, Barista Championship, Coffees of the Year... SCAA in town!
Today was the kick start of The Specialty Coffee Association of America's [SCAA] 22nd Annual Exposition and Symposium in Anaheim, California at the Anaheim Convention Center. "The Event" of year will be held in town until Sunday, April 18th.
This exposition brings together thousands of international coffee professionals from more than 40 countries to focus on specialty coffee, sustaining the industry and farmers' livelihoods, and the latest and most innovative trends and products in the coffee marketplace. SCAA is the world's coffee authority and largest coffee trade association. To be more involved, visit www.scaaexposition.org to read more.
Our own Barista Champion Heather Perry will be attending the expo teaching a number of lab courses, MCing and attending the 8th Annual International Women in Coffee Alliance (IWCA) breakfast. Heather's class schedule:
CP_Intermediate_Grind, Dose, Tamp, Extract 201
Friday, April 16th, 9:00am-12:00pm
CP_Intermediate_BGA Cerification Level One Exit Exam
Friday, April 16th, 5:00-6:00pm
Saturday, April 17th, 5:00-6:00pm
International Women in Coffee Alliance (IWCA) Breakfast
Saturday, April 17th, 7:30-9:00am
CP_Intermediate_BGA Milk & Latte Art
Sunday, April 18th, 9:00am-12:00pm
CP_Intermediate_BGA Certification Level Two Exit Exam
Sunday, April 18th, 1:30-2:30pm
Follow Mike, the Roastmaster [ @kaltchroasting ] and Heather, the Barista Champ [ @klatchconsultin ] on twitter to find their whereabouts at the event.
During your downtime from "The Event" come on over to Klatch in San Dimas and enjoy award-winning coffee! Located 15 minutes from the Anaheim Convention Center, right off the 57 North, in the Target shopping center.