28 Oct '16, 3pm

10 Minutes With Roasting Consultant Anne Cooper

10 Minutes With Roasting Consultant Anne Cooper

Anne, you and I met at the 2013 NERBC (North Eastern Regional Barista Competition) in New York, and you mentioned that wasn’t your first competition—when and where was your first barista competition? What and how did you do? Anne Cooper: My first barista competition was in 2005 in the Opens at the Australian comp in Melbourne. I came 4th in a very strong field of experienced competitors—including Carl Sara (NZ Barista champ) who would regularly come over to Australia to practice in our comps! I used a coffee from a company called Sexie Coffee and I made a layered dark and white chocolate chilli espresso for my sig drink! Yep…it was super fun and definitely set me on the barista comp path to then being my Regional champ from ’06-’08 before moving to NYC in ’09 and then eventually competing again in ’13 at NERBC &

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