A three-day event aimed at operators and coffee lovers who are passionate about good coffee and good food, with cupping, workshops and competitions
Milan Coffee Festival came back from 12 to 14 November al Super studio Più off via Tortona with a rich program of events. Organized in the wake of the success of similar events in London, Amsterdam and New York, the festival, with its countless “live” experiences offered by suppliers of coffee, machines and technical equipment, is an important event for professionals and operators in the sector and coffee lovers : more than 10 thousand visitors are expected.
This third edition “pursues againambitious goal to bridge the gap between the new wave of artisanal coffee and the all-Italian tradition of espressohe explains Ludovic Rossignol-Isanovicco-founder of Allegra event and creator of the coffee festival -. The increasing opening of specialty coffee shops and the spread of artisanal micro-roasting across the peninsula testify to how much this revolution is making its way even in the home of espresso, where it all began”.
Among the appointments stand out Latte Art Livean interactive area dedicated to the very popular discipline Latte Art with practical workshops, exhibitions and challenges, e the lab, an extensive program of workshops designed to offer visitors interactive demonstrations, lectures and debates on current issues relating to the world of coffee.
They will come back Roaster Villagea meeting place for small, high-quality Italian roasteries, who will have the opportunity to serve and market their specialty coffees, and The roast master, a competition in the coffee world focused on specialty roasting. There will be 20 Italians who will compete in teams of 3 in direct elimination. Four disciplines – The Espresso Smackdown, The Latte Art Showdown, The Brew Faceoff and The Signature Drink – in which the candidates will compete, reviewed by an expert jury.
Within the event in Milan there is also a place solidarity: 10% of the proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to Nonprofit Project Waterfall in support of its mission to guarantee the water supply to coffee-producing countries.
“The Milan Coffee Festival” utilizes the contribution of La Marzocco, Faema, British, Alpro, La Cimbali, Slayer And Sum. For info and to buy tickets, visit the website at this link.