New Orleans Coffee Festival coming up this weekend

This Saturday, November 6th, 2010, the Freret Street Market will host the 2nd annual New Orleans Coffee Festival.  From 12 noon to 5 pm 6pm, enjoy specialty coffee tasting flights for $5, live music, and all the usual attractions of the Freret St. Market, located along Freret at Napoleon Avenue.

All afternoon, expert roasters, baristas, and the otherwise coffee obsessed will address a variety of topics:

  • 12:30 History of Coffee, Society of New Orleans Baristas
  • 1:00 New Orleans’ role and historical impact in the coffee industry – Jesyka Bartlett
  • 1:30 Coffee  – From field to cup  – Bob Arceneaux, Coffee Roasters of New Orleans
  • 2:00 Coffee Roasting and Blending – Elizabeth Van Sant, Campbell’s Coffee
  • 2:30 Coffee Brewing – Matthew Sulfsted, Community Coffee
  • 3:00 Cold Filtered Coffee Brewing, Society of New Orleans Baristas (SNOB)
  • 3:30 Art of Expresso – Society of New Orleans Baristas (SNOB)
  • 4:00 Latte Art – Society of New Orleans Baristas (SNOB)
  • 4:30 Organic Coffees – Bill Thompson, Organo Gold
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