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What is your position in the coffee industry?
barista trainer, coffee enthusiast, consultant
Where are you located? ( City and Country )
How many years have you been in the industry?
If you are a barista or shop, are you interested in a barista exchange with another coffee shop/barista?
Tell us more about your coffee shop or barista skills.
Some of the best and most diverse training east of the Mississippi.

And a chef's knife and a camera if you ask nicely.
What cities or countries are you interested in traveling to?
A lot of places.
About Me:
Worked for Joe in New York for a year and change. Moved to Chicago to work for Intelligentsia. Spent some time in grad school for philosophy, and line cooking in some decently serious restaurants. I've been a trainer at a startup called Buzz, and consulted for a startup called Wormhole. Also, I've judged tech at GLRBC.
What is your favorite thing about the coffee industry?
The coffee!

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At 6:16am on October 10, 2010, angela said…
My name is miss angela desmond i saw your profile today and became interested in
you,i will also like to know you more,and i want you to send an email to my
email address so i can give you my picture, for you to know whom i am.
Here is my email address( angela5000desmond@yahoo.fr)
I believe we can move from here!
I am waiting for your mail to my email address above.
(Remeber the distance or colour does not matter but love matters alot in life)
( angela5000desmond@yahoo.fr)
At 8:35pm on February 9, 2010, Garrett Kelly said…
Thanks for the info and i will look into these!!
At 4:16pm on February 1, 2010, Jason Shipley said…
Had a great time at your sprodown thanks for setting it up and hosting. The sho looks nice I think good things are coming for you guys.
At 3:07pm on January 22, 2010, Jason Shipley said…
We're in. I'll post it on the calendar at my shop. Let me know if there's anything you need, extra grinders ect...
At 7:58am on November 25, 2009, Stefan Hersh said…
I have way better taste than to put MY latte art up when I could have yours!...Seriously I just grabbed the nearest photo on my desktop.

Our Linea should be here Monday or Tuesday...
At 1:21pm on February 24, 2009, Miro said…
It was great chillin with you this weekend man. I think i have to party with you more often, haha.
At 8:24am on January 12, 2008, James Liu said…
Yes, I'm on facebook. Same picture.
At 7:54pm on January 11, 2008, Nick Cho said…
Are you on Facebook?
At 1:04pm on January 11, 2008, michael Phillips said…
well well well, about time some chicago intelly kids started to represent. I need to drag you into the works sometime in the next couple weeks to check out my comp sig drink sir, its getting to be... interesting?
At 9:36pm on January 10, 2008, Meister said…
Man, it's good to see you here.

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