#TEAMKELSEY! Congratulations to our amazingly talented barista & trainer Kelsey Forde for competing in the Latte Art Competition at this year’s Coffee Fest at Jacob Javits Center in New York. This competition brings together some of the best baristas in the world, and we are proud to announce that Kelsey has made it past the first and second rounds! She then went on to compete in the final round. Check out this video recap from New York Daily News featuring an interview with Kelsey. Her picture also appeared in the Sunday, March 9th print edition. Go Kelsey!
Tag your Instagram picture of Brooklyn Roasting Company with #EBfavorite and Edible Brooklyn may feature your picture on a future article on Brooklyn’s favorite coffee shops! Based on the tagged photos, they’ll eventually compile our picks and some of the most tagged locations for a blog post. Spread the word about your favorite cup by participating.
On Tuesday, March 11th, we’ll be serving up free samples of some of Brooklyn Roasting Company’s tastiest single origin brews to pair with lunch at The Jeffrey. The Jeffrey is a great craft beer and gastropub destination, during the day or at night. Coffee selections will include coffees from Sidamo, Ethiopia, Colombia, and Bali. Tasting will span from noon till 1:30 pm, so if you’re near 60th St and 2nd Ave and want some fun and flavorful caffeine with your lunch, come on down!
Brooklyn Roasting Company began serving sustainable and superbly flavorful coffee and espresso drinks to the New School’s Arnold Hall this semester. We are proud to support the school’s transition to providing their students with fair trade coffee and supporting local businesses. The New School Free Press did a round up about the new Arnold Hall Cafe, you can read more about it here.
Once again, Brooklyn Roasting Company is proud to be a part of WNYC’s Winter Pledge Drive. This Saturday, February 22nd, from midnight-10am, tune in or log on to WNYC, pledge any amount to their donation drive and you’ll receive a 12 oz tin of BRC’s WNYC Broadcast Blend as a gift. After 10am, you can still receive the Broadcast Blend with a pledge of $75. Don’t miss this great opportunity to help listener supported radio at the same time!