Independent home roasters will be roasting live outside and will be giving away bags of freshly roasted beans to anyone who asks.
Warrenville, IL (PRWEB) March 28, 2013
Kevin Sinnott’s CoffeeCON is the only consumer coffee event in the country and is returning to Warrenville, IL on May 4, 2013. This one-day coffee university will teach every brewing method available, many in hands-on labs. Learn how to make Turkish coffee, try the vacuum method, or experience hands-on brewing with a $5000 coffeemaker.
Hear top industry speakers like George Howell, the father of specialty coffee, who will transform your ability to taste coffee in his two-hour tasting lab. Learn about sustainability with Christy Thorns of Allegro Coffee, who broke the glass ceiling as one of the first women green coffee buyers. Hear Oren Bloostein, roast master and owner of Manhattan based coffee chain Oren’s Daily Roast, talk about coffee entrepreneurism. Chicago’s own Jim Schulman will teach the tips and tricks to brew café quality espresso at home. Also attending will be the nation’s top ten coffee bloggers. This is a chance to meet in-person your favorite on-line coffee gurus.
Over ten different specialty coffee roasters, both large and small, will be serving samples of the best coffee in the country. Roasters include Metropolis Coffee, Counter Culture Coffee, Dark Matter, HalfWit, I Have A Bean, and many more. Wonderful food to accompany the coffee will also be available. Live music acts from Chicago Acoustic Underground will perform at this one of a kind coffeehouse. Independent home roasters will be roasting live outside and will be giving away bags of freshly roasted beans to anyone who asks. A massive free prize drawing of thousands of dollars of free coffeemakers will finish the day.
Tickets for CoffeeCON 2013 are on sale now at http://www.coffee-con.com Ticket sales are limited to only 2,000 tickets. Admission is only $10 and gets you entry to every class, access to every roaster and expert, except for the George Howell Lab with donation to CoffeeKids for entrance. Prices increase to $15 after April 8th and will be $20 at the door if there are any remaining tickets. The first 1,000 people through the door will get a swag bag filled will a mini bag of coffee beans from one of our featured roasters, cookies, discount coupons, and more.
Kevin Sinnott is a nationally recognized coffee expert, having appeared on Oprah Winfrey, is the author of two books Great Coffee and The Art & Craft of Coffee and a DVD Coffee Brewing Secrets. H e produced the first reality web series about coffee featuring college students exploring the world of coffee and entrepreneurism called Mission Coffee Can. This series was a finalist at the 2011 International Broadcasting Conference in Amsterdam. Sinnott is widely known for his keen insights about the important of brewing to coffee cup quality, his neutrality and his pitchy wit. He will host this live coffee event.