The Western Regional Barista Competition returns to Sonoma County, California in 2007, and raises the bar even higher in the pursuit of espresso excellence and education.
The Specialty Coffee Association of America presents the 2007 WRBC, showcasing the talents of the best baristas from across California and Hawaii. The winner will compete in the semifinal round at the 2007 U.S. Barista Championship in Long Beach, CA; the winner of the U.S. competition will compete in the 2007 World Barista Championship in Tokyo, Japan.
All the usual WRBC favorites will return this year, as well as some exciting new additions:
* Education Seminars for both industry professionals and home aficionados.
* Trade Show showcases vendors from the specialty coffee and espresso industries.
* Fourth Machine™ with competition level espresso and cappuccino free to the public.
* Trophies by a local artist; official WRBC wine; video coverage of the event in the main competition hall; and much more.
Official Website: http://www.wrbc2007.com/
Added by kellan on March 13, 2007