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The most skilled and professional baristas in the UAE will again battle for the coveted title of the 3rd UAE Barista Champion at the Dubai Coffee & Tea Festival 2011. The heated 3-day competition begins on 3rd November and concludes with a final round and champion’s ceremony on 5th November.
The UAE Barista Championship will highlight the skills and knowledge of the country’s finest baristas. Each barista must prepare four espressos, four cappuccinos, and four original espresso-based signature beverages in a 15-minute performance set to the music of their choice. As they ready their coffee beverages, contestants engage the audience, explaining their actions and selections, while expertly working on the espresso machine.
The winner of the 3rd UAE Barista Championship will receive the highest national honor for a Barista and a paid trip to represent the UAE at the 2012 World Barista Championships in Vienna, Austria.
For more info: http://www.coffeeandteaconvention.com/baristachamp.php