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Winner of Coffee Masters NYC Revealed…

20 baristas; one $5,000 prize and a lot of coffee… We can now reveal the first winner of Coffee Masters NYC.   After a long first day of battling between the 20 contenders, as they tackled the cupping and brewing disciplines, we were left with 8 baristas who went head-to-head in the quarter-finals on Saturday.

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Thinking outside the Cup

For many of us, drinking coffee is a habit – part of our daily routine that we enjoy, without truly appreciating it. We may grab a morning coffee for the subway ride to work, or sip absentmindedly as we check our emails.   So take a moment, step back from your busy day and focus

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Barista Face-Off

Barista Face Off: Yuko Inoue vs Sonali Tailor

They might be able to deal with pressure profiling or perfecting latte art design, but how do Coffee Masters contenders measure up when we quiz them?   In this week’s Barista Face Off, testing the competitors’ wit and knowledge, we pit two of our Wildcards – both from the UK – against each other.  

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Guest Blog

My Latest Coffee Experiment by Simone König

By Simone König, Coffee Masters contender   What if you leave out the espresso machine, the grinder and the water kettle in your coffee shop? Could you still call it a coffee shop? My colleagues and I at Good Spirits set up a pop-up café just like that serving delicious coffee without the equipment.  

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