After a short break following the scenic hour-long boat tour, attendees and teams regrouped at Noma for dinner.
Some of you may remember the lovely Polish barista and café owner Joanna (Asia) Grzybowska who graced the cover of the February/March 2006 issue of Barista Magazine.
Thanks to the talented staff (chefs and knowledgeable waiters included), last night’s festivities left a few (er, make that more than a few) a bit bleary-eyed this morning.
Why would terribly serious baristas who prefer their espresso with hardly any accoutrements care to learn about sugar?
Here’s a hint: if you visit Copenhagen, you simply must try the food at Café Europa. Me, I’ve already eaten there four times since I arrived in the city last Monday.
After a presentation on the roasting process by Probat’s Arno Schwenk and his associate Daniella on the colorette machine and process
Leave it to the organizers of the Nordic Barista Cup to put together the dream auction for a true coffee nerd.
It’s almost the end of day two and the teams have gathered to hear the announcement of today’s winner. It’s a little odd that the winner will be announced before the final competition of the evening
After yet another terrific buffet-style meal (with a tiramisu desert that is simply out of this world) the attendees and teams take their seats in front of the stage and screen.