The pictures from the Nordic Barista Cup 2006 are now available on Flickr.com.
Thursday 28th September 2006 LOCATION: Hal D, Strandgade 100, 1401 Cph. K. 08.00 Registration for national teams 08.30 Briefing national teams 08.30 Sign in for attendants with coffee/croissants Thank you, La Marzocco 09.30 Welcome 09.00 Lecture Expand your toolbox by Mr. Thomas Finn and Mr. Martin Hildebrandt 10.45 Coffee break 11.00 Lecture Cup of Excellence […]
Noma is ranked the 33rd best restaurant in the entire world, and that fact is especially impressive considering the focus on the traditional Nordic cuisine served there, which in the past has been much maligned.
The intense focus on the Cup of Excellence (CoE) program and the importance of quality has been truly the highlight of day 1. The audience was quite responsive to Stephen Hurst’ definitions about quality and specialty coffee in general.
After the welcoming ceremony Martin Hildebrant spoke about “Expanding Your Toolbox.” He wasn’t necessarily talking about a physical toolbox, however, but the one kept between your ears, your mind.
So you understand by now that the mantra at the Nordic Barista Cup is learning by sharing, right? After a coffee break following Luis Rodriguez’s presentation of Café de El Salvador
This is where it all began in 2003. The Danish capital city proudly served as the host locale of an unprecedented challenge between longstanding rival countries Denmark and Norway.
Everyone is arriving now, bright and early. They began trickling through the doors at 8 a.m., wandering into the massive space that the 2006 Nordic Barista Cup (NBC) organizers secured for this unique event.
After a brief good morning and welcome to the event from the organizers, the team captains were recognized and introduced the team members from each country, including the very special guests
After a speech about the Cup of Excellence and his vision for the future of Specialty Coffee by Steven Hurst from Mercanta Coffee in the United Kingdom