Thursday, February 17, 2011
Campeonato Salvadoreno de Baristas, Day One
I prefer to give the first day pep talk in German to set the tone.
Judges waiting for their turn.
Francisco Palarea, technical judge extraordinaire.
Head Judge Rob Tuttle de Atlanta.
Getting ready to begin.
"Calibrating" with local coffee.
Guillermo, Gabriella, Claudia & Beatriz.
Tech Judge Claudia.
Johanna Rodriguez (s) tastes the coffee.
My Day One Judging Team: Guillermo Valdez (s), Gabriella De Leon (s), Francisco Palarea (interloper), Beatriz Valdez (s), Yours Truly (h), Claudia Torres (t), Jorge Escobar (t) and Jorge Villacorta (t).