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Accents Inn preferred corporate rate for students of the Canadian Barista and Coffee Academy

Accents Inn preferred corporate rate for students of the Canadian Barista and Coffee Academy

If you are coming from out of town and looking for a great place with a great rate then look no further... The Canadian Barista & Coffee Academy Vancouver Campus have partnered with Accents Inn - Burnaby and Mi Tierra Holidays to bring Accents Inn corporate rate to students of the Canadian Barista & Coffee Academy. Read this info sheet for more details.   

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How Barista Competitions were organized

How Barista Competitions were organized

To help facilitate discussion at the SCAA meeting of Canadian Coffee minds, I thought I would provide a summary of how the Barista events are organized in Canada, and subsequently funded to those of you who may not be familiar with the structure. Feel free to pass on this email to anyone who may be interested in this. Background The Canadian Barista championships and allied regionals are under the wing of the Coffee Association of Canada(CAC). The CAC in turn delegates the running of the championships to the sanctioned body "Vida Radovanovic” and the Canadian Barista and Coffee Academy(CBA). Vida...

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2 days of barista training at Fratello after the Barista Competition

2 days of barista training at Fratello after the Barista Competition

The Canadian Barista & Coffee Academy will be offering two days of barista training at Fratello this May 26th and 27th, 2008 – following the Barista Competition. This special training academy for barista (espresso machine operators) and those interested in learning more about coffee and espresso presents its 2008 Educational Program. The hands-on training workshops are lead by Canadian and international expert trainers and professional baristas. They are for those new to the industry or those who want to perfect their coffee skills and include: Basic Training, Advanced Training and Expert Barisa workshops. Please refer to the schedule below for...

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Glutton for Punishment takes on the Canadian National Barista Championship

Glutton for Punishment takes on the Canadian National Barista Championship

Beginning in 2003 the Canadian Barista & Coffee Academy evolved into the regulatory body of the Canadian national and regional barista championships, overseeing the running of the "contests" and the certification of judges in Canada. We are proud to have been involved with Bob Blumer in this episode. We had been overseeing the Regional and National Competitions in Canada for very short period of time when this aired in 2007, and now the competitions are gaining traction in the public consciousness in a big way with this episode. Here is the EPISODE DESCRIPTION from the Glutton for Punishment Website: Barista Championship You...

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