THE NEW YORK COFFEE FESTIVAL
Announces the Final Line Up for Inaugural Roast Masters – North America
COFFEE · MUSIC · ART · FOOD · EDUCATION · CHARITY
October 11 – 13, 2019
125 West 18th Street
Tickets On Sale Now, Here: www.newyorkcoffeefestival.com/tickets
Friday, October 11th – 11:00am – 6:00pm | Trade Session
Saturday, October 12th – 9:30am – 12:30pm | Morning Session
Saturday, October 12th – 12:30pm – 3:30pm | Afternoon Session
Saturday, October 12th – 3:30pm – 6:30pm | Late Session
Sunday, October 13th – 9:30am – 1:00pm | Morning Session
Sunday, October 13th – 1:00pm – 4:30pm | Afternoon Session
WHERE: The Metropolitan Pavilion | 125 W. 18th St. | New York, NY 10011
New York, NY – September 27, 2019 – The New York Coffee Festival, which is celebrating its 5th anniversary in the city that never sleeps, is buzzing – and it’s not just from all the caffeine! The Festival is thrilled to share the final line up for the inaugural Roast Masters™ – North America competition.
Judged by a panel of leading industry figureheads, 25 of North America’s most up-and-coming roasters will be battling head-to-head for the coveted Roast Masters™ title. The competition, formed of three disciplines taking place over three days, showcases excellence in coffee roasting and espresso blending in a fast-paced, dynamic live setting. The Roast Masters area will also include a Brew Bar, where roasters will alternate to showcase their skills and brew coffee for the public. Contenders include Joe Coffee Company, Bolt Coffee, Café Integral, Elixr Coffee, Sweetleaf Coffee Roasters, Brooklyn Roasting Company, and more. Adding to the excitement are sponsors Armenia, Compak, Battenkill, Sanremo, Eight Ounce, and Acme & Co.
The New York Coffee Festival returns to the Metropolitan Pavilion from October 11th-13th, bringing coffee beginners and aficionados alike the best that New York has to offer in coffee, food, cocktails, live music, art, and more. For more information, please visit: www.newyorkcoffeefestival.com.
In addition to more than 115 innovative exhibitors, including Partner’s Coffee Roasters, Devoción, Bluestone Lane, Think Coffee, Rishi Tea, Keep Cup, and more, the three-day festival will also feature the The Lab program with an exciting line-up of interactive demonstrations such as “Baristastainability” and “Spice Cupping With Dona,” educational workshops, talks and tastings, the Coffee Music Project, and the Coffee Art Project, as well as The Kitchen, The Cold Brew Cocktail Bar,The Village, Latte Art Live, The Chocolate Factory, and more.
This year’s event will also be in conjunction with the New York’s Best Barista competition. The New York Coffee Festival is looking for a barista that is committed to excellence in coffee making and who goes above and beyond to make an impact in their community. New Yorkers will be invited to vote for their local barista and the winner will be announced at The New York Coffee Festival. The winning barista will receive a trip to The London Coffee Festival where they will be able to make coffee with London’s top baristas. Those who vote will be entered for a chance to win tickets to The New York Coffee Festival. Submit an application before Friday, October 4th, to nominate your favorite barista for the chance to win: www.newyorkcoffeefestival.com/NewYorksBestBarista
In addition to offering delicious street food, coffee cocktails, live music and coffee-inspired art, 100% of profits are donated to Project Waterfall, partnering with NYC-based charity: water to deliver life-changing water projects in coffee-growing regions. Since 2011, Project Waterfall has raised over $1.5 million, bringing clean water to more than 50,000 people across seven countries. Find out more about Project Waterfall at projectwaterfall.org and charity: water at charitywater.org.
Tickets for The New York Coffee Festival are now on sale at: www.newyorkcoffeefestival.com, and are selling quickly. For coffee connoisseurs and foodies alike, this event is bound to give New Yorkers and global attendees a truly exciting break from the daily grind.
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ABOUT ALLEGRA GROUP:
Allegra Events, the organizer of New York Coffee Festival, is a young, dynamic, and influential branch of the Allegra Group working to produce powerful, interactive events that engage and inspire audiences across the world. If you would like more information about The New York Coffee Festival 2019, please contact Sara Trioni at [email protected]