Barista Nation, a globe-traveling specialty coffee event series now in its fifth year, is throwing a huge event in New Orleans this coming Thursday, June1 14th. For folks unfamiliar with our past coverage, BN events a hybrid of skill-building workshops and seminars that brings together some of the best and brightest in coffee (and architecture, cocktails, and beyond). Barista Nation New Orleans will also hold a Cold Brew Challenge competition.
Speakers include Marty Roe (Workshop Coffee, Kansas City), Bob Arceneaux (Orleans Coffee, New Orleans), Lorenzo Perkins (Fleet Coffee, Austin), Sarah Allen (Barista Magazine, Portland), and Sprudge co-founder Zachary Carlsen. Carlsen will lead a panel that includes Chef Kristen Essig (Coquette), historian Elizabeth Pearce, and the incredible drummer Jermal Watson (Watson’s Theory). Check out Watson perform below:
More info via Barista Nation: