Coffee “Olympics” to be held in Liangjiang New Area
CHONGQING(CQNEWS)--Make three kinds of coffee within 15 minutes, to be judged by coffee masters in taste, skills and comprehensive abilities. What’s the taste of the coffee made in such a difficult competition? On February 17-19, the 2017 China Barista Championship Chongqing Division, known as the “Coffee Olympics”, will be held at Liangjiang TMG Arts Center in Liangjiang New Area. There, 25 baristas with excellent coffee-making skills from many west provinces and cities such as Chongqing, Yunnan and Xinjiang will compete for the championship in the Chongqing Division. The winner will go on competing in the China finals and eventually the World Barista Championship.
25 baristas gather in Chongqing to compete for championship by showing top skills
Coffee, as one of three major drinks in the world currently, has been gradually popular among young people. A nice cup of coffee requires barista’s continuous pursuit of coffee selection, making and brewing skills.
Started in 2000, the World Barista Championship (WBC) honored as “Coffee Olympics”, is held in a different city every year and has attracted baristas from over 50 countries to participate in. All the baristas are the champions of the divisions in their own countries. Currently, China Barista Championship is the most professional coffee making competition with systematic operation and international certification in China.
Therefore, the competitors are all coffee professionals, while the judges are composed of previous champions of China Barista Championship or professionals have served as judges for famous barista competitions.
Gather coffee industry factors, spread coffee culture
During the competition, in addition to watching the skills competition of top baristas, citizens will also be able to taste coffee from all over the world. Coffee varieties from different countries and of different flavors will be displayed, and citizens can enjoy discounts to buy coffee at the site. People interested in coffee making can observe various coffee makers and interact with coffee-making professionals at site to further learn about coffee culture. (Translated by Huang Juan, Fathom Language Limited)