When the first draft of this blog started, it was the middle of January, and things looked a lot different. In some ways, the Orange County US Coffee Championship feels like it happened a year ago. With updates of COVID-19 coming weekly, daily, and then almost hourly, this blog morphed into something different than just a fun recap.
Coronavirus, Coffee and Community
Specialty Coffee Brewing Journey: Glitter Cat Brewer Bootcamp - Peace
Kansas City may be known for its BBQ, Jazz, and a professional football league that's headed to this year's Superbowl. Still, for a weekend in November, it was home to the Glitter Cat Brewer's Bootcamp and Curtis sponsor recipient – Peace. We took a moment to catch up with her after training had finished. Here is what we learned.
Glitter Cat Roasters Bootcamp - Carlos
It was October and Minnesota was in full fall bloom when we landed at the first of Glitter Cat Bootcamps - Roasters. We took the opportunity to meet up with Carlos before he got into the training.
Meet the Perfect 7 at Host Milano
HOST Milan is around the corner and Curtis will be there! HOST “…stands out for its unique exhibition concept that combines vertical specializations…” and it continues to be a way to stay top of trends and find relevant partnerships for the hospitality industry.
New, Informative Videos added to WilburCurtis.com
From operation and cleaning, to equipment and features overviews, you’ll find handy and informative videos throughout the Curtis website on every coffee, tea and specialty beverage equipment product line. And now, we’ve added even more video content to provide you with a complete library of assets.
Meet the Curtis Cats
Curtis is headed to the Glitter Cat Bootcamp by sponsoring these two amazing humans, Carlos and Peace. We will be covering their time at GCB as well as their participation in their preliminary events, and hopefully beyond!
Mill City Roasters
The Barista League
The Barista League Los Angeles was so much fun! A great night of friendly competition took place at Black Rabbit Service Co. Take a look at this recap.
Celebrate International Coffee Day with Curtis
While the US celebrates World Coffee Day on September 29, many counties around the world recognize October 1st as the day to shine a light on the celebration of coffee and recognize the millions of people across the globe - from farmers, to roasters, baristas, coffee shop owners and more - who work hard to create and serve the beverage we all love.
Six Big Reasons to Come by the Curtis Booth at the NACS Show 2019
The NACS Show is the biggest convenience industry event in the world. With over 100 industry-trend experts attending and more than 50 education sessions open to NACS attendees, there are a wide variety of opportunities to learn more about category management, foodservice innovations, convenience marketing initiatives and the other areas that can impact c-store business success.