BIG WESTERN ---> DAY 3.

by Ashley Tomlinson


It was an incredible final day for the Los Angeles Coffee Community at the Big Western Barista Championship. Todd Goldsworthy of Klatch Coffee becoming the South West Regional Brewers Cup Champion, while Charles Babinski of G&B Coffee was crowned South West Barista Champion for his second year in a row!  Here are some photo highlights:

Espresso & cappuccino, Ritual Coffee of San Francisco

Espresso & cappuccino, Ritual Coffee of San Francisco

Ethan of PDX Roasters, Portland

Ethan of PDX Roasters, Portland

Casey of Intelligentsia 
Ethan from PDX Roasters, Portland

Ethan from PDX Roasters, Portland

Best Security in town! 

Best Security in town! 

Christine of Handsome Coffee, LA

Christine of Handsome Coffee, LA

Latte Art Demos

Latte Art Demos

Christine of Handsome Coffee, LA

Christine of Handsome Coffee, LA

Casey of Intelligentisa
Ritual Coffee of San Francisco

Ritual Coffee of San Francisco

I spy Jeff of Americano Mondays

I spy Jeff of Americano Mondays

Christine from Handsome Coffee LA 

Christine from Handsome Coffee LA 

Adam of the LA Coffee Club watching the trailer for Drip, a coffee documentary.

Adam of the LA Coffee Club watching the trailer for Drip, a coffee documentary.

Gary of Caffe Luxxe on Bar

Gary of Caffe Luxxe on Bar

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Packed house for Charles Babinski of G&B Coffee and Go Get Em Tiger, LA

Packed house for Charles Babinski of G&B Coffee and Go Get Em Tiger, LA

Devin on mic

Devin on mic

 Jillian of Farley’s Coffee SF

 Jillian of Farley’s Coffee SF

Our Fantastic Hosts!

Our Fantastic Hosts!

Chermelle of SMDLR, the Coffeetographer

Chermelle of SMDLR, the Coffeetographer

Todd Goldsworthy of Klatch Coffee, LA wins the South West Regional Brewers Cup!

Todd Goldsworthy of Klatch Coffee, LA wins the South West Regional Brewers Cup!

Todd Goldsworthy of Klatch Coffee, LA

Todd Goldsworthy of Klatch Coffee, LA

Brant of Wilbur Curtis, LA

Brant of Wilbur Curtis, LA

Brewers Cup Champs

Brewers Cup Champs

Bronwen of Vashon Coffee gets 6th Place, NW Region

Bronwen of Vashon Coffee gets 6th Place, NW Region

The guys behind the camera filming Drip, a  documentary

The guys behind the camera filming Drip, a  documentary

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South West Regional Barista Competitors

South West Regional Barista Competitors

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Laila of Cherry Street Coffee NW Barista Champion

Laila of Cherry Street Coffee NW Barista Champion

Laila of Cherry Street Coffee, Seattle wins the North West Regional Barista Championship

Laila of Cherry Street Coffee, Seattle wins the North West Regional Barista Championship

Eden Marie of Intelligentsia Coffee takes home 2nd Place in the SW Regional Barista Championship

Eden Marie of Intelligentsia Coffee takes home 2nd Place in the SW Regional Barista Championship

Charles Babinski of G&B Coffee and Go Get Em Tiger is the SW Regional Barista Champion!

Charles Babinski of G&B Coffee and Go Get Em Tiger is the SW Regional Barista Champion!

Our top 3 South West Barista Champions - Frank, Copa Vida - Charles, G&B Coffee - Eden Marie, Intelligentisa

Our top 3 South West Barista Champions - Frank, Copa Vida - Charles, G&B Coffee - Eden Marie, Intelligentisa