Joanna Alm – Espresso: Letting the Origin Speak from the Cup

Joanna Alm Colab Prague 2015

It’s with great excitement that we’re ready to share Joanna Alm’s talk from CoLab: Prague. Joanna is the co-owner, head-roaster and green buyer for Drop Coffee in Stockholm. In addition, Joanna’s been very active on the competition front: she’s placed 3rd (2014) and 2nd (2015) at the World Coffee Roasting Championship, after having won the Swedish Roasting Championship …

Tibor Varady – On Hiring and Getting Hired in Specialty Coffee

Tibor Varady Colab Prague 2015

We’re beyond excited to release the video of Tamper Tantrum’s third speaker at our CoLab: Prague event last May. Tibor Várady is the owner of Espresso Embassy, one of the pioneer specialty coffee shops in Budapest, Hungary. Having dropped a career as environmental lawyer, Tibor jumped on the specialty coffee bandwagon “arrogant, ignorant and enthusiastic,” earning himself a finals …

Erna Tosberg – Do We Need Barista Competitions?

The second speaker at CoLab: Prague, held on May 22nd, 2015, is no stranger to our audience: Erna Tosberg participated at our inaugural Barista Camp in Greece as knowledgable AST and all-round great connector. As a barista and trainer working at roestbar and at the associated training school Kaffeschule, both in Münster, Erna has slowly but surely spread coffee excellence in Germany.

Chahan Yeretzian – On Water, Freshness, and Extraction

On May 21-23, 2015, the first CoLab in Prague took place – during 3 days baristas gathered in Prague to share ideas over coffee and food, discover the city and its bursting coffee scene, and to get inspired by talks and discussions. BGE worked together with Tamper Tantrum to bring 6 speakers to the stage. We’re very excited …