With successful programs running in London, New York, and Amsterdam, The Lab at Cape Town Coffee Festival will feature a programme full of interactive demonstrations, workshops, talks and tastings from industry experts and local favourites.
Industry professionals can listen to experts discussing current trends in speciality coffee while also learning a thing or two about innovative initiatives taking the global coffee scene by storm.
Consumers can tune in to fun, and educational sessions that will both inspire and entertain.
Whether you're working in the coffee business, looking to start your own roastery/cafe, or just want to learn more about coffee, The Lab at Cape Town Coffee Festival is THE place to be.
Past topics from London, New York, and Amsterdam include:
Coffee Education 101 - Rachel Northrop, Ally Coffee
From Barista to Coffee Shop Owner - Dritan Alsela, Dritan Alsela Coffee
The Role of Mixology for the Contemporary Coffee Shop - Brandon Tully, Apes & Peacocks Coffee Roaster
Why am I doing this? Exploring meaning and context for a life in coffee - Ryan Johnson & David Cook, Stumptown Coffee Roasters
Controlling The Perfect Grind - Rob Ward, La Cimbali
Empowering Women in Coffee - Anke Erichsen, IWCA
Skills to Barista - Dean Mackay, Artisan School of Coffee
Jaz & Jul's Hot Chocolate: Tasting The Origins - Jasmine Kershaw, Jaz & Jul's Hot Chocolate
The Impact of The Coffee Bar Menu - Ben Morrow, Alpro
Fresh vs Old Coffee - Esther Maasdam, Coffee Connoisseur
Health and Coffee - Elize Klitsie and Nelleke Hijmans, Koffie & Gezondheid
Aroma Tasting - Eleonora Biondi, illy