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At Lamill,There’s Much More Going On Than Eggs and Coffee

By Aaron Kiel Boasting executive chefs, tableside barista service and a java-centric menu, LAMILL Coffee Boutique’s Craig and Jean Min perfectly blend the dining experience with specialty coffee in the happening Los Angeles, Calif. neighborhood of Silverlake. Craig Min discovered real coffee 20 years ago at the age of 12, while working with his father’s …

Coffee & Restaurants: Can Coffee Get it Right?

By Ric Rhinehart The specialty coffee industry is setting its sights on the restaurant and foodservice market, from fine dining and casual restaurants to quick-serve establishments. Many in the coffee industry—some of which are featured in this issue—are successful as they’re educating restaurateurs about the specialty coffee difference. Some businesses are even taking the coffee …

Now Accepting 2012 SCAA Sustainability Award Applications

The SCAA’s Sustainability Award acknowledges individuals, businesses and organizations that have created innovative projects to expand and promote sustainability within the coffee world while inspiring others to initiate similar endeavors. As part of its mission, the SCAA is actively involved in issues related to sustainability and looks to its members to take leadership roles in …

SCAA Job Posting: Regional Event Coordinator

Position type: Part-time, Contractor position. Reports to:Director of Community Development ROLE DESCRIPTION: Primarily responsible for coordinating event production of 1-2 Barista Camps, 4-6 Regional Barista Competitions, and the annual United States Barista Championship. Manages registration, schedules and pre/post event communication pieces to all regional event attendees. Works with selected regional event venues for overall event …

Cafe Imports Announces Origin Trip Location for USBC Champs

August 23, 2011 Café Imports www.cafeimports.com Café Imports is proud to announce the 2011/2012 USBC/WBC origin trip sponsorship location has been selected!The 6 regional USBC winners, plus the USBC Champion, and the WBC champion will travel with Café Imports to Costa Rica in January 2013.After our maiden Barista Origin Trip to Brazil in 2011, Café …

2012 SCAA Board of Directors Nominations

2012 SCAA Board of Directors Call for Recommendations to the Nominating Committee Recommendations to the Nominating Committee for the SCAA Board of Directors for 2012 are now being accepted. The Nominating Committee will be evaluating candidates and creating an election slate for the following: Directors: Four Seats Officer Positions: Second Vice-President, Secretary/Treasurer Recommendations must be …