Attending: Sam, Adam, Mike, Grant
Minutes by: Grant
WORKSHOP WEDNESDAY & EDUCATION
Next WW will be on Wednesday, January 9th at 6PM PST / 9PM EST
002 will cover the Latte Art Competition and Sam Low is the guest speaker
001 has been uploaded to the website.
Website has been updated to include tools and resources to help create strong National competitors to represent Canada on the world stage.
2019 NATIONAL BREWERS CUP & NATIONAL CUP TASTERS
The 2019 Brewers Cup + Cup Tasters Championships will be hosted by Eight Ounce & Transcend on March 1 - 3 in Edmonton, Alberta at Transcend Coffee Roasters.
The Official Equipment Sponsor for Cup Tasters will be Technivorm Canada (Transcend).
Mike will not be present for the competitions, Miguel will sanction the event as head judge.
Registration will go up shortly, as will call out for judges + volunteers
2019 NATIONAL BARISTA CHAMPIONSHIPS
The 2019 National Barista Championship will take place March 14-17 in Toronto, ON *Pending on WCE Judge schedule
The Sanremo Cafe Racer will be the official machine for the competitions.
Sanremo has approved Mahlkonig as the Grinder Sponsor for the 2019 competition.
Competitors may bring an EK43 if preferred.
Sanremo Italy has approved the first round of custom machines to be sent in time for the 2019 season.
Sanremo Italy has begun the process of creating an official line of customized machines exclusive for Canada, which will be ready for the 2020 season.
Mike will not be present, so a WCE certified judge has been confirmed to sanction the event.
2019 NATIONAL LATTE ART & COFFEE IN GOOD SPIRITS
Grant to connect with Brenda (RC Show) and confirm Alcohol, and Coffee sponsors.
Eight Ounce has applied to provide cups for Latte Art as well as sponsor the event.
Sam to connect with Pilot and see if Roastery space is available for training + calibration the day before the competitions begin (Saturday, February 23rd)
Mike will be present as the WCE certified judge
Put a call out for Judges + Volunteers for all competitions
Grant to re-activate Judge application forms on website
Grant to create an application for Marketing & Communications subcommittee