• Dubai International Coffee & Tea Festival to Host two new Barista Championships with Prize pot of USD 25,000
Dubai International Coffee & Tea Festival to Host two new Barista Championships with Prize pot of USD 25,000

The Dubai International Coffee & Tea Festival (DICTF), the Middle East's only exhibition committed to coffee and tea, is elevating the risks this year by showcasing the new and amazing Dubai International Coffee Champions with winners obtaining an opportunity to take residence part of the prize swimming pool of USD 25,000, the largest in the background of barista competitors throughout the world.

The Coffee Championships will include the Dubai International Barista Champion and the Dubai International Makers Championship, each showcasing specialist baristas from UAE and all over the world. The Coffee professionals will compete against each other in a test of skills, imagination, and creativity while preparing a series of beverages onstage. An equal number of local and global competitors will certainly be included in both champions, which will be consecutively held to permit baristas to join both competitors.

The newly presented competitions are happening for the very first time together with DICTF at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibit Centre in December. This year the world's most satisfying coffee competition has actually additionally opened its doors to global contenders to raise the level of global appreciation for baristas and supply relevant learning and networking chances for all the participants.

Anselm Godinho, Managing Director of International Conferences and Exhibitions, DICTF's coordinator, said: "DICTF has been instrumental in increasing awareness of Specialty Coffee in the region. We intend to sustain this exponential business development with a family member and crucial focus on the coffee as an occupation. These Championships will certainly provide local and global baristas with an experience of a lifetime. We are not only developing the level of confidence in the barista community by bringing the occupation ahead, but we are additionally giving competitors with a platform where their resourcefulness, effort, and determination will be highlighted and rewarded.”

"For 2017, we elevated the risks by raising the prize money and offering significant possibilities for business and expert growth. We are confident that this year's version will be just one of one of the most exciting in the event's history, judging from the new features lined up and the frustrating variety of individuals that have joined already for the DICTF and the Championships," Godinho added.

Running from December 14 to 16, 2017, DICTF provides UAE-based baristas a global opportunity to take the center stage with their worldwide counterparts and benefit from knowledge sharing and exchange of expertise and experiences that originate from rubbing shoulders with a few of the world's finest and reputed baristas. Proprietors of local cafes will additionally have a possibility to mingle with top baristas for feasible partnerships and partnerships, while a number of companies could fund barista efficiencies and gain from post-event brand endorsements.

Certified Expert Coffee Championship judges from all over the world will certainly create part of the evaluating panel. They will certainly examine the performances on the basis of the taste of the offered beverages, tidiness, creative thinking, technological ability, and overall discussion.




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