Space City Tasters
Sep
28
9:00 AM09:00

Space City Tasters

Fast and fun, the Cup Tasters Prelims challenges competitors to test their sensory skills by discerning taste differences in a “triangulation.” Tasters receive 5 sets of three cups where two cups are identical and one is different. Competitors are challenged to taste, smell, recall, and choose the unique cup in each triangulation.

Join us at InterAmerican on Sept 28th!

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Houston Cup Tasters Preliminary Rules and Regulations Breakdown
Sep
19
6:30 PM18:30

Houston Cup Tasters Preliminary Rules and Regulations Breakdown

Come join us for a Rules and Reg breakdown + mock run through for the Cup Tasters Preliminary. Guided by Helen Choi of Luce Ave, who took home 4th place last year at the Cup Tasters Championship, this unique opportunity will provide you with insights and refresh your memory for the Cup Tasters Prelim R and R.

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Cadenza x Slayer: Latte Art Throwdown @ Forth and Nomad
Aug
13
6:00 PM18:00

Cadenza x Slayer: Latte Art Throwdown @ Forth and Nomad

$250 GRAND PRIZE!

August 13th 6pm 

It's FREE to attend! First throwdown is at 7:30pm. Baristas can also get their hands on the Slayer EP before start time as well as drink some Saint Arnold's beer (21+), eat some tacos, and chill with people doing some super cool stuff with coffee.

Tournament Details:

-$5 entry fee

-single elimination

-16 bracket spaces

The competitors will roll dice to determine what type of design they will make and with which milk type. The options will be Mill King or Califa Oat Milk, rosetta, tulip, or free style. The last barista in the competition will win the grand prize!! Runners up will get a high five and some Slayer swag.


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Cup the Rainbow
Jun
15
7:00 PM19:00

Cup the Rainbow

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Cup the Rainbow is an education event focusing on the building the sensory skills for coffee professionals. Providing foods based on the Sensory Lexicon published by the World Coffee Research, participants get a chance to taste them and relate to the coffee they cup, to build vocabularies. Rainbow cupping spoons and pins will be available for purchase onsite. Raffles, and other merchandise will also be available.

Event starts at 7pm at Katz Coffee, 2400 Karbach Street.

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People + Pages / Coffee
May
29
6:30 PM18:30

People + Pages / Coffee

People + pages / coffee is a meeting of interested minds learning about the great journey of coffee from seed to cup. 

The first meeting of this book club will be held at Boomtown Main, led by Norma Jean Odegard, on Gender Equality in Coffee: Minimizing the Gender Gap in Agriculture . The group will meet monthly to read short stories, educational articles or research studies focused on all areas of the coffee industry.

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