There were a series of two competitions: the barista prelims and the Brewer’s cup prelims. Atlanta Coffee Shops came out to the 2nd day of competition to capture a few candid photos. Personal favorite photos appear below, with the full gallery embedded at the bottom.
Congratulations to all of the participants, volunteers, and judges at this U.S. Coffee Championships preliminary competition at East Pole Coffee Co. Congratulations to the six winners of the Barista competition and the four winners in the Brewers Cup competition, listed below.
Chelsea Kallman, Stay Golden Restaurant & Roastery (Nashville, TN)
Sarah Barnett, Mama Mochas (Auburn, AL)
Whit Hagemann, East Pole Coffee Co. (Atlanta, GA)
Jimmy Truong, Epilogue Roasters (Birmingham, AL)
Morgan Mooney-Honeychurch, Revelator Coffee (Atlanta, GA)
Laura Ostendorff, Due South Coffee Roasters (Greenville, SC)
Brewers Cup Competition
Wade Preston, Prevail Coffee Roasters (Montgomery, AL)
Blake Nail, Seeds Coffee (Birmingham, AL)
Marvin Duncan, East Pole Coffee Co. (Atlanta, GA)
Alyssa Bell, Taproom Coffee (Atlanta, GA)
These ten winners now move on to the U.S. Coffee Championships Qualifying Competitions. A photo of all ten winners appears on U.S. Coffee Championship’s official Instagram page.
Finally, see the recap post on East Pole Coffee Co.’ Instagram page.
The full gallery of photos captured by Atlanta Coffee Shops from Day 2 of the U.S. Coffee Championships prelims at East Pole Coffee Co. is below.
Did you attend this event and recognize yourself in any of the photos? Contact ACS to receive a high resolution version of the image(s) below by email.