Archives for 2006

Stephen Hurst

Stephen Hurst, Cup Of Excellence

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.

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Martin Hildebrandt

Martin Hildebrandt, Cafe Europa

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.

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A Lesson In Nordic Cuisine

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

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Enjoy The Nordic Barista Cup Once Again.

Nordic Barista Cup is a yearly event where leading doers and thinkers meet to inspire.

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Copenhagen Outdoor Cafe

Welcome To The Nordic Barista Cup 2006!

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.

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Day One – It’s Beginning!

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.

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Day One – First Session

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

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Cup Of Excellence And The Future Of Specialty Coffee

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

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Meet Luis Rodriguez

This guy is so awesome. Luis Rodriguez is a trailblazer for producing countries in his passion for the barista craft.

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Two Heads Are Better Than One

In a brainstorming session held toward the end of the day and lead by Martin Hildebrant, attendees were asked to suggest any resources they thought might be helpful

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