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Event Emcee

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Won-Joon Kim
Coffee Libre

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Featured at Cafe & Bakery Show in Seoul, Korea Oct 1-4

The Champions

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Alejandro Mendez

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Matt Perger

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James Hoffmann

Korean National Champions

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Jinkyu Kim

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A new feature activity “All-Stars” brought to you by World Coffee Events and NuovaSimonelli, is taking place at the Cafe & Bakery Show in Seoul, Korea Oct 1-4.

For 4 days in a row, some of the world’s best baristas will be featured in activities, including: espresso & cappuccino challenges, on-demand performances, pop quiz segments, surprise challenges, and more!

Don’t miss this chance to meet the Champions!

For more information email info@worldcoffeeevents.org. Or, join in the conversation on Twitter @WCoffeeEvents using #WCEAllStars.

Schedule

DAY 1: Wednesday, 1 October

10:00-11:00 ACTIVE BAR TIME (espresso bar)
All-Stars make espresso beverages, and engage with the audience.
JAMES & JIN-KYU
10:30-11:30 ACTIVE BAR TIME (brew bar) & SIPHON DEMO
All-Stars make brewed coffee, and engage with the audience.
MATT & IN-SUNG
11:30-12:15 MYSTERY ESPRESSO CHALLENGE
A fun head-to-head challenge between two All-Stars who dial-in a mystery coffee to achieve its best taste.
JAMES & ALEJANDRO
12:15-13:15 LUNCH
13:15-14:00 POP QUIZ
A chance for a few lucky fans to team up with an All-Star team, and compete for the glory of winning this pop quiz challenge.
JAMES & JIN-KYU vs
MATT & IN-SUNG
14:00-15:00 AUTOGRAPH & PHOTO TIME
An opportunity for attendees to meet the All-Stars, and get a picture and/or photograph!
ALL
15:30-16:15 MYSTERY CAPPUCCINO CHALLENGE
A fun head-to-head challenge between two All-Stars who dial-in a mystery coffee to achieve the best-tasting cappuccino.
NICK & ALEJANDRO
16:30-17:30 ACTIVE BAR TIME (brew bar)
All-Stars make brewed coffee, and engage with the audience.
NICK & ALEJANDRO

DAY 2: Thursday, 2 October

10:00-11:00 ACTIVE BAR TIME (espresso bar)
All-Stars make drinks, and engage with the audience.
ALEJANDRO & IN-SUNG
10:30-11:30 ACTIVE BAR TIME (brew bar) & SIPHON DEMO
All-Stars make drinks, and engage with the audience.
NICK & JIN-KYU
11:30-12:15 MYSTERY INGREDIENT CHALLENGE
A fun head-to-head challenge between two All-Stars who attempt to create the best tasting signature beverage, incorporating a mystery coffee and mystery ingredients.
MATT & ALEJANDRO
12:15-13:15 LUNCH
13:15-14:00 SIGNATURE BEV DEMO
A feature designed to share the development process, creation, and story of the signature beverage that All-Stars have used in championships on the national or world level—or one that they created for this event!
JAMES
14:30-15:15 POP QUIZ
A chance for a few lucky fans to team up with an All-Star team, and compete for the glory of winning this pop quiz challenge.
NICK & JIN-KYU vs
ALEJANDRO & IN-SUNG
15:30-16:30 MYSTERY ESPRESSO CHALLENGE
A fun head-to-head challenge between two All-Stars who dial-in a mystery coffee to achieve its best taste.
JIN-KYU & MATT
16:30-17:30 ACTIVE BAR TIME (brew bar)
All-Stars make brewed coffee, and engage with the audience.
JAMES, NICK, IN-SUNG

DAY 3: Friday, 3 October

10:00-11:00 ACTIVE BAR TIME (espresso bar)
An All-Star makes drinks, and engages with the audience.
MATT & NICK
10:30-11:30 ACTIVE BAR TIME (brew bar) & SIPHON DEMO
All-Stars make brewed coffee, and engage with the audience.
JAMES & ALEJANDRO
11:30-12:15 MYSTERY INGREDIENT CHALLENGE
A fun head-to-head challenge between two All-Stars who attempt to create the best tasting signature beverage, incorporating a mystery coffee and mystery ingredients.
JAMES & NICK
12:15-13:15 LUNCH
13:15-14:00 MYSTERY ESPRESSO CHALLENGE
A fun head-to-head challenge between two All-Stars who dial-in a mystery coffee to achieve its best taste.
NICK & IN-SUNG
14:15-15:15 PHOTO & AUTOGRAPH TIME ALL
15:45-16:30 MYSTERY CHOCOLATE CHALLENGE
A fun head-to-head challenge between two All-Stars who attempt to create the best tasting chocolate beverage, incorporating a variety of chocolates.
MATT & JIN-KYU vs  JAMES & IN-SUNG
17:00-17:45 SIGNATURE BEVERAGE DECONSTRUCTED
A feature designed to share the development process, creation, and story of the signature beverage that All-Stars have used in championships on the national or world level—or one that they created for this event!
MATT

DAY 4: Saturday, 4 October

10:00-11:00 ACTIVE BAR TIME
An All-Star makes drinks, and engages with the audience.
NICK
11:30-12:15 MYSTERY CAPPUCCINO CHALLENGE
A fun head-to-head challenge between two All-Stars who dial-in a mystery coffee to achieve the best-tasting cappuccino.
JAMES & MATT
12:15-13:15 LUNCH
13:15-14:00 PHOTO & AUTOGRAPH TIME
An opportunity for attendees to meet the All-Stars, and get a picture and/or photograph!
ALL

The WBC All-Stars is brought to you by:

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Machine Sponsor 
Nuova Simonelli
Black Eagle

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Grinder Sponsor
Mahlkoenig
K30 Twin and K30 Vario

These grind-on-demand espresso grinders ensure hands-free operation and electronically controlled, variable programming for exact portioning. The grinders start automatically when inserting the port-a-filter and grinding time is less than 2 seconds for a single espresso of 7 gram. The stepless grind adjustment guarantees the highest flexibility possible for every coffee blend.

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Espresso Sponsor
Caffe Bene

Caffe Bene is the Korean premier coffee chain. We are a brand that provides nourishment in body and spirit. Every one of our steps strive to make better coffee. Direct trade is central to our way of quality development. We travel anywhere in the world to find great coffee and pay fair prices for their harvest. We believe it is the way to get better coffee in the future.

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Cup Sponsor
Loveramics

LOVERAMICS is a young and energetic brand making contemporary tabletop items that are functional and fun. Our Professional Coffee Cups are designed for all coffee lovers and baristas. Manufactured under SCAE and SCAA standards, the cup allows every coffee specialty to develop its full flavour well with quality high fired porcelain. http://www.loveramics.com/

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Manual Brewing Equipment Sponsor
Hario

HARIO is a Japanese heat-resistant glassware company which was founded in 1921. Innovative glassware and utensil for drinking coffee such as V60 coffee dripper and TCA Syphon give not only special taste, but also time, value and relationship to the customer and barista in the world.

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Ingredient Sponsor
DaVinci

Proud sponsors of the World Barista Championships since their inception, DaVinci Gourmet, the global supplier of premium flavoured syrups combines art, craft and science to allow Baristas to create a masterpiece of flavour without limitation.

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Product Sponsor
Guittard

With a precise palate and a commitment to the chocolate craft, we have made the world’s best chocolate for five generations. We select single origins for their exclusive flavors and attributes and customize blends and formulas to deliver a premium chocolate experience. We have chocolate for you.

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Product Sponsor
CBSC International

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Product Sponsor
Violet

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Event Partner
KCA

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Event Partner
Mirae Fairs