When David and Jay want to speak, they need everyone to be quiet. To facilitate this, and to shame those who continue speaking, everyone must place one finger on their nose, as demonstrated below. Surprisingly effective, actually, though Klaus Thomsen hasn’t quite grasped the idea.
Archives for August 2011
If you drop by the Nespresso stand you might be so lucky as to taste coffee, of all sorts, sizes and temperatures, from the not yet released Aquila (meaning “The Eagle” in spanish as you no doubt know) machine. Given than the aquila is as of yet unreleased this is in fact a sneak peak […]
The NBC is in spite of its name attented by all sorts of coffee enthusiasts from all parts of the world. Meet a few of them here:
MICHAEL BOM FRØST “MYTH BUSTING IN SENSORY SCIENCE” Michael Bom Frøst is a sensory scientist at University of Copenhagen, Department of Food Science. Michael’s main research interest is perception and cognition of food and beverages under real-life conditions
JANNIE VESTERGAARD “MYTH BUSTING IN SENSORY SCIENCE” Jannie Vestergaard has more than 10 years of experience in research, teaching and consultancy in the fields of sensory science and product development. Her professional interests include development of quality foods focusing on the eating quality. A passion for and great knowledge about artisinal and small scale production […]
Yesterday the participants of NBC 2011 met up for an informal get-together and presentation session hosted at the canteens of the danish ministry of the environment just across the street for cafe Europa 1989. The different teams along with the judges were introduced and were given a one in a lifetime opportunity to get a […]
In just a few hours, the teams, attendees, judges and organisers will be arriving at the 2011 Nordic Barista Cup ‘Welcome to Copenhagen’ event to be introduced to each other, and briefed on what the rest of the week has in store. With that in mind, a well-choreographed and organised team of helpers are quickly […]
Both David and Jay work with Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea; David in a sales capacity, based in New York, while Jay leads the company’s Operations team and is based in Los Angeles. Both David and Jay have helped with presenting the Nordic Barista Cup in the past.
As the remaining organisers arrive, and lecturers and attendees alike board planes in far away lands, headed for what will be an inspiring and educational event here in Copenhagen