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Barista Snapshot: Bethany at The Fresh Pot

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Who: Bethany Hargrove, Barista Where: The Fresh Pot, Portland, Oregon We met you at the Coffee Fest Latte Art World Championship Open in Seattle last month. What’s it like competing? Full disclosure: I only started competing this year. My first…

Barista Snapshot: Cort Kern aka Barista Maniac

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Who: Cort Kern, Professional Barista/Consultant Where: Head Barista, Christ Church Of Oak Brook What is a coffee consultant? Someone who steps in to guide and restructure a current or new coffee shop. I provide training at a professional level to increase sales and…

Barista Snapshot: Jake at SteamDot Coffee

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Who: Jake Schmutzler, Barista Where: SteamDot Coffee Company, Anchorage, Alaska What was the first coffee drink you remember tasting, did you like it? I remember loving the smell and the sounds of my dad’s morning coffee ritual: stoking the wood-stove,…

2009 World Barista Champion: Gwilym Davies

The UK National Barista Champion, Gwilym Davies, took the top honor Sunday at the World Barista Championship! Held this year in conjunction with the Specialty Coffee Association of America’s exposition in Atlanta, the competition featured four days of trials and…