I must apologize for being a little late to the table with this news but I was on vacation for a few days and not a recipient of the mailer. Fortunately a buddy of mine asked if I knew about it and shared the scoop which I am now sharing with you below. Dig it.
The Press Release: The New York Coffee Festival, New York City’s flagship coffee event, will be celebrating the burgeoning specialty coffee scene in New York City for its 4th consecutive year. With exceptional coffee, as well as food, cocktails, live music and art, it’s an un-missable event for coffee lovers of all levels. This is celebration of community and culture will be returning to the Metropolitan Pavilion from October 12th-14th. Whether you’re a beginner, coffee aficionado, self-confessed coffee geek, or key industry stakeholder, we’re curating our most exciting and immersive program yet. For more information, please visit: www.newyorkcoffeefestival.com
This year’s event will include over 100 innovative exhibitors, including: Alpha Dominche, Stumptown Coffee Roasters, Devocion, Coffee Of Grace, Five Elephant, Gotham Coffee Roasters, Joe Coffee Company, Bluestone Lane, and so many more. The three-day festival will also feature the Coffee Masters – New York barista championship, The Lab program featuring an exciting line-up of interactive demonstrations, educational workshops, talks and tastings, the Coffee Music Project, and the Coffee Art Project, as well as:
-Coffee Masters – New York, judged by a panel of leading industry figureheads and featuring the official espresso machine sponsorSlayer Espresso, is a fast-paced knockout battle format that will see 16 baristas showcase their skills head-to-head across a broad range of disciplines. With a prize of $5,000 on the bar, and the prestigious title of Coffee Master – New York, the stakes are high.
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