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The Asociacion de Baristas de Puerto Rico, Inc. 2004 will host the 2nd Annual 2004 Puerto Rico Barista Championship in San Juan, Puerto Rico! This event is hosted at the 2004 Future Chefs Convention & Restaurant Show at Coliseum Roberto Clemente in San Juan.
A barista is an espresso bartender, someone who expertly prepares specialty coffee drinks. The barista championship is like the “Olympics of coffee”. We would like to invite you to witness what professional baristi do to improve the coffee and espresso in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. The barista championship presents awareness of great espresso and recognizes the skills of talented baristi all in one place!
Participating Baristi from the far reaches of the Puerto Rico Island will compete in this two-day barista championship each preparing 4 espresso, 4 cappuccini and 4 signature drinks that contain espresso for a panel of 6 judges. Certified judges are trained in both sensory and technical evaluation of espresso evaluation and barista performance.
The energy level is bound to be high when baristi from the beautiful island of Puerto Rico will vie for first place, prizes, awards and a chance to compete representing Puerto Rico at the 2005 World Barista Championship in Seattle, Washington USA!
Contact Danny Johns, WholeCup Coffee Consulting
German Negron, Asociacion de Baristas de Puerto Rico, Inc.