Jen from Cartel wins the night with first place in the Urban Beans Latte Throwdown. There was an absolutely huge crowd there to witness the competition, with almost a dozen baristas competing.

Photo album on Facebook.

It was great to see a bunch of coffee house owners, as well. I met Jeff from 32 Shea, Don from Black Cat Coffee, and Urban Beans owners as well. Judging with myself were Brian Clemens, and Ron Cortez (who is opening the new Coffee Wizard on November 1st).

  • 1st Place: Jen
  • 2nd Place: Perry
  • 3rd Place: Will

Thanks to everyone that came out, and to Daniel Suh for organizing everything. You can see a photo album on Facebook, here.

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  1. Seing all this coffee people on a Friday night having fun doing what they do very well, is nothing but uplifting. We coffee people in Arizona may not be the biggest market in the US but we have fun being here. Thank you for a great time Chris and thank you UB.