Apply Now for America’s Best Coffeehouse Competition!

Do you work at a world class coffeehouse? The shop you work at could be the first nationally recognized as America’s Best Coffeehouse!

Coffee Fest will be hosting the first œAmerica’s Best Coffeehouse Competition  in Seattle during the show September 21 “23. It’s free to enter, and the prizes are awesome! They include $2500, local and national press coverage, and future publication in the œAmerica’s Best Coffeehouses: Coast-to-Coast  book.

If you are one of eight selected finalists, your coffeehouse will send 3 baristas to serve 30 judges in a simulated café environment complete with your coffeehouse’s name, logo, baristas, a drink special, and personal touches.  

Application deadline is this Sunday, July 1st.   Simply go to to apply.  The selection committee loves evaluating the diversity and creativity and we are looking forward to seeing your coffeehouses’ application before Sunday at midnight.

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Sarah Allen (she/her) is co-founder and editor of Barista Magazine, the international trade magazine for coffee professionals. A passionate advocate for baristas, quality, and the coffee community, Sarah has traveled widely to research stories, interact with readers, and present on a variety of topics affecting specialty coffee. She also loves animals, swimming, ice cream, and living in Portland, Oregon.