The Rundown:This year the Western Regional will be held in the Heart of Downtown Los Angeles' Historic Core District at the Historic Spring Arts Tower. Come see some of the most competitive baristas throw down to capture the title of Western Regional Champion.
Accomodations:The Standard hotel:
When booking mention the "Western Regional Barista Competition" or "Intelligentsia" to receive a special rate of $120/night single $135/night double. * PLEASE NOTE: YOU MUST CALL TO RECEIVE THIS SPECIAL RATE (213) 892-8080.
More information is available in the "Events"section of barista exchange
Please direct your questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Be sure to check out Food GPS Coffee, a website by Joshua Lurie. He has some great coverage of the event already started, barista bios, etc. I think he plans to regularly update the site during the competition as well.
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