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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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
Nordic Barista Cup is a yearly event where leading doers and thinkers meet to inspire.
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
This guy is so awesome. Luis Rodriguez is a trailblazer for producing countries in his passion for the barista craft.