Coffee Fest Nashville Spotlight
Calling All Latte Artists!
Coffee Fest's Latte Art World Championship Open is the original and the preeminent 64 competitor head-to-head competition featuring the best latte artists from around the world. The Nashville winner will forever be champion of the 47th Coffee Fest Latte Art World Championship Open and will take home the trophy and $2,000. Are you prepared to compete against many of the world's best latte artists? Submit your application today! The deadline to apply is February 5, 2016.
Credited by many as the catalyst that supercharged the American Latte Art phenomenon, David Schomer (see more below) has signed on to anchor the judging panel for each 2017 Coffee Fest Latte Art World Championship Open competitions. Alongside David judging in Nashville, will be two previous Coffee Fest Latte Art World Champions; Steven Lim, S&D Coffee and Schroeder Hsieh, Milkglider Taiwan.
Factors Up Front with David Schomer
Learn about espresso and latte art from the man who literally wrote the book. David Schomer, author of "ESPRESSO COFFEE: Professional Techniques" and founder of Seattle's Espresso Vivace, has been on the leading edge of espresso research for 28 years. During his three appearances at Coffee Fest Nashville, David will share his experience of roasting for espresso, daily barista training, and navigating the world of small business to become a respected brand recognized for excellence around the world. Register early to score one of the 40 coveted seats to explore insights with one of the world's foremost experts on all things espresso.
Eight Ounce Coffee
Since 2011, Eight Ounce Coffee has focused on curating and sourcing the best possible coffee (and tea) equipment and accessories for coffee professionals. Their products can be found in cafes and lifestyle stores around North America, as well as some of the biggest and best names in specialty coffee around the world.
Eight Ounce Coffee is also a proud sponsor of the Latte Art World Championship Open, and supplies all competitors with their own show-customized mug. Stop by booth # 305 at Coffee Fest Nashville to check out all they have to offer!