This week’s edition of Trieste Coffee Festival with the competition Capo in B Championship at the Caffè Village in Piazza della Borsa in Trieste with exhibitors the local roasters Bloom Specialty Coffee, Primo Aroma Roasting and San Giusto Coffee Roasting.
There was a strong turnout for a challenge to the last cappuccino in a glass which saw nine contestants, some of whom are already well-known faces. The Capo in B Championship was created in collaboration with FIPE Trieste and had Fabrizio Polojaz as sensory judgepresident of the Trieste Coffee Association and owner of Primo Aroma, Omar ZidarichChairman of the Italian Coffee Roasters Group and Commercial Director of Excelsior Industria Caffè Torrefatto, Tjasa Milkovicthree-time Chief B Championship champion, e Ivo Filigiquality and training manager for Torrefazione Goriziana.
Five minutes are available to prepare four identical “articles in B” to be served to the jury with a manual test and an artistic touch of latte art. Elements evaluated: precision and purity, execution, appropriate proportions between espresso, milk and foam, milk consistency, flavor balance, preparation and final decoration. Angela Filardo is the winner of the seventh edition of the Capo in B Championship of the Bar H24 who stood out for the precision of the execution routine.
The first edition of the race was also successful “Moka Competition”. Ten minutes of time available for each participant: the winning recipe was made by choosing the right proportion between grams of coffee and milliliters of water for an excellent coffee prepared with mocha. Winner Mauro Gasparettocoffee lovers, who have won with their grinder the judges Lucio del Piccolohistorical researcher and collector, Paolo Zuccacoffee expert, e.g Alberto Polojaccreator of the festival.
“As usual, during the Trieste Coffee Festival, moments of study dedicated to professionals alternate with more engaging events for the general public: the Moka Challenge and the Capo in B Championship. Only in this way is it possible to embrace a very large audience and bring it closer to the coffee sector, one of main goal of the festival “comments Alberto Polojac.
Satisfaction for the seventh edition also by the president of the Trieste Coffee Association, Fabrizio Polojaz: “We are very happy that the Trieste Coffee Festival is back in the square, the event open to the public, which ends this long month dedicated to coffee, which started on October 1 with the International Coffee Day and in which the Trieste Coffee Association was also involved. for FAI Autumn Days and Triestespresso Expo. All the elements that confirm Trieste as the city of coffee “.