Minute Notes - January 3, 2019

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

ADDITIONAL

  • 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

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