Coffee Fest Nashville Spotlight

Feb 17
2017

Erika Lowery

Coffee Fest Nashville Spotlight

By: Erika Lowery



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Your competitors will be there learning how to grow their business. WILL YOU?
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Calling All Coffee Professionals

abejudge.pngAre you a coffee cupping professional or expert?  Perhaps you would like to join the panel of esteemed judges for America's Best Espresso National Championship Competition at Coffee Fest Nashville! Judge's will receive one shot of espresso from each head-to-head competitor in each round and judge those shots on flavor complexity, mouthfeel/appeal, and aftertaste/session. Judging applicants selected and those that fulfill all judging obligations, will receive a certified America's Best Espresso Judge Certificate and a $100 compensation at the completion of the event. Judges will attend a calibration meeting Friday afternoon ahead of the competition on Saturday and Sunday. Think you have what it takes? Apply today!espresso judge
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Fine-Tune Your Business at the Campfire Cafe

camp.pngGather around the proverbial campfire with your peers to experience the Campfire Cafe Sessions at Coffee Fest Nashville. Whether you're running a coffee shop, espresso bar, or opening a cafe, these Campfire Cafe Sessions can help turbocharge and fine-tune your business for success in 2017 and beyond.

Friday March 17th, 2017
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm 

Expense Control
Maria Cleaveland, Espresso Supply 

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm 

Hiring, Training, Culture & Morale
Chris Deferio, Sunergos Coffee 

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm 

Getting the New Cafe Open
Joshua Boyt, Metronome Coffee 

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm 

Product & Equipment Sourcing
Maria Cleaveland, Espresso Supply 

Saturday March 18th, 2017 
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm 

Hospitality Focused Staffing
Maria Cleaveland, Espresso Supply 

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm 

Social Media & Website
Ellie Bradley, Fresh Cup Magazine 

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm 

Design & Ambiance
Matt Milletto, American Barista & Coffee School 

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm 

Conquering Cold Brew in Your Cafe
Gary & Malia Meyer, Friedrichs Coffee Roasters 

Sunday March 18th, 2017
11:30 am - 12:00 pm 

Marketing
Bruce Milletto, American Barista & Coffee School 

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm 

Consistency & Quality
Anna Gutierrez, Barista 22 

Early Bird Rates End February 26th - Register Today!
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Coffee Film: Cafe Kreyol

Cafe Kreyol is a short documentary about Joey Stazzone, a self-proclaimed "coffee hunter" and former drug addict that has made a career out of traveling to countries in Central America and aiding coffee farmers. This short documentary has won awards in several international film festivals. Join us at Coffee Fest Nashville for a viewing party on Saturday, March 18th from 2:00pm - 2:15pm and visit Joey in the Cafe Kreyol booth #522 throughout the weekend. Movie viewing open to all registered attendees.  

 
Early Bird Rates End February 26th - Register Today!
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Artesian Roasters Committed to the Highest Quality
Friedrichs Coffee Roasters

friedrichs.jpgAs a small batch Artesian roaster, Friedrichs' mission is to showcase award-winning coffees to baristas throughout the specialty coffee industry. They start by purchasing only the highest quality coffee beans from small farms and private estates in the world's most esteemed growing regions. For optimal flavor, they hand-roast in small batches using gas-fired European drum style roasters. Immediately after roasting, each coffee order is packaged in high-tech, resealable foil bags and shipped to you the very same day. At Friedrichs Coffee Roasters they are committed to provide freshly roasted whole bean coffees of the highest quality with exceptional service to each of their valued customers. Your success as a purveyor of Specialty Coffee is top priority to Friedrichs!

Friedrichs Coffee Roasters is a proud sponsor of the new Cold Brew U workshop found only at Coffee Fest; sign up today to jump into the exciting world of Cold Brew. They can also be found on the Coffee Fest Nashville show floor - stop by booth #316 to see how they can meet your specialty coffee needs! 
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