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November 1, 2019

2019 Northern NSW Latte Art Championships

To be hosted in Lismore this November


  • Bringing together the Northern NSW coffee community for a night of socialising, industry networking and showcasing our talented local baristas.
  • $1,000 cash for the LatteArt champion, with lucky door prizes and interactive coffee and tech displays for spectators.

Lismore, NSW – First Floor Espresso,in partnership with Veneziano Coffee Roasters have announced it will be hosting the Northern NSW Latte Art Championships at The Bank Café, Lismore on Monday 18th November. The Championship will follow a one-on-one knockout format with the winner walking away with $1,000 cash, with food, beverages and coffee demos on show for the local coffee community.  

The event is a long time coming, says First Floor Espresso’s Scott Kilpatrick – “The Northern Rivers has long been known as a bit of a hot-bed for great food and coffee, though traditionally it’s the Gold Coast and Brisbane who have all the fun with coffee-centric events and competitions. We felt it was about time our talented café operators, baristas and coffee aficionados were treated to a night out a little closer to home.”

Spectators and competitors alike will be treated to complimentary snacks and beverages, and the event will feature specialty coffee tastings and home brewing tips from Veneziano Coffee Roasters, as well as a showcase of the latest Ubermilk technology by Unknown Coffee. All spectators are in with a chance to win a lucky door prize, while all competitors receive a participation prize.

The November 18th event kicks off at 6:00pm at the Bank Café, 67 Molesworth Street Lismore. Entry is free for all spectators, though competitors must register at tinyurl.com/FFSmackdown, or by searching “First Floor Espresso” on Eventbrite.com.au, with registrations capped at 32 entrants. The event is being supported by Norco Dairy, Nimbin Grass Fed Wagyu, Seven Mile Brewing Co., Unknown Coffee, The Bank Café, The Loft Restaurant and Veneziano Coffee Roasters. For more information, contact First Floor Espresso on Instagram or Facebook.   

First Floor Espresso are the proud distribution partners to Veneziano Coffee Roasters, providing award-winning specialty coffee and the latest equipment, training and advice to coffee businesses in Northern NSW.

Tickets available here





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