Brew Battles - World Coffee Championships Hit Chicago

Brew Battles - World Coffee Championships Hit Chicago

The Specialty Coffee Expo hosted the World Coffee Championships in Chicago, showcasing global talents in coffee tasting, brewing, and latte art. Competitors, including Peruvian champion Eric Jara Davila, engaged in intense challenges such as identifying the odd coffee cup out of three. Despite a dedicated training regimen, Davila missed two cups, potentially affecting his advancement. The event, referred to as the "coffee Olympics," also featured technological innovations and educational opportunities for local entrepreneurs, exemplified by North Central College’s Coffee Lab, which teaches students the business of coffee from cultivation to consumer.

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