Coffee drinker or tea lover? Whatever your preference, the NY Coffee and Tea Festival may make you forget (at least for an hour or two) the awful winter we’re having.
Here are the details:
NYC’s COFFEE AND TEA FESTIVAL
What: The northeast Ultimate Barista Challenge® competition and a VIP tea tasting with two guest Hong Kong tea masters. Other offerings:
- coffee cupping & tasting,
- afternoon tea etiquette,
- making tea cocktails,
- incorporating coffee into your favorite recipes.
- Exhibitors include: Melitta, Tavalon Tea, Harney & Sons Fine Teas, Jalima Coffee, Fang Gourmet Tea, Peet’s Coffee & Tea, TeaClassics, Aroma Espresso Bar, Hancha Tea, Coffee Lab Roasters, Montauk Beverage Works, Runa, Joe’s Coffee House, QTrade Teas, Entenmann’s Coffee, World Green Tea Association, and the Tea Association of the U.S.A.
Where: The Festival will be held at 7 W, 7 West 34th Street. The event is open to the public and the trade. www.CoffeeAndTeaFestival.com.
When: February 19-20, 2011
Tickets can be purchased in advance at: www.CoffeeAndTeaFestival.com. The event is sponsored in part by www.CoffeeAndTeaNewsletter.com. Prices range from $20-$40.