Here are some excellent videos which show some preparation and thoughts on the Southwest Regional Barista Competition (which occurred in Las Vegas). Includes advice from former champions and contenders. The second video includes an appearance by Jason Calhoon of Tucson.

Thanks to Jason Haeger for submitting the videos.

Barista! Southwest Regional

Barista! Southwest Regional (Part 2)

Arizona Coffee

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  1. Jennifer Capella

    Wow! Nice videos! Very educational and at the same time entertaining!

    Congrats to Jason!
    But, I don’t think they mentioned the final standings… meaning, who won? Does anyone know? Or did I miss it?

  2. Jennifer Capella

    So you are saying this happen back in March…
    Ooops! Never mind!

    Congrats still
    Thanks Chris