Coffee Fest Chicago 2015 - You’ll Be Blown Away by the New Additions to This Show

Monday April 20, 2015 // By Matthew Moseley

Coffee Fest Chicago 2015 at the Navy Pier: June 5-7

Coffee Fest Chicago 2015: June 5-7, at Navy Pier

Oh how time flies, we’ve blown through the first quarter of the year, and do you know what that means?  You guessed it, the second Coffee Fest Show of this year is almost upon us.  That’s right, Coffee Fest Chicago is just 7 weeks away which means it’s time to start planning to make your way to the Windy City.  This is a show you will not want to miss; even if you’ve attended a Coffee Fest in the past you haven’t seen anything like this.  Although you can expect the competitions you’ve come to know and love as well as a full schedule of classes and workshops, there are a few new features that will make this show one of a kind.

VIP Access to Coffee Fest Chicago 2015

No one enjoys standing in line waiting to get what they want; that’s why Coffee Fest now offers a VIP Attendee package which allows you to skip the registration lines and enjoy exclusive early access to the show floor on Saturday so you can beat the crowd!  It doesn’t stop there, you can also receive access to the VIP Lounge where you will enjoy free Wifi, charging stations, as well as snacks and beverages.  That way you can relax, recharge and refresh not just your body but also your phones or tablets so you won’t have to worry about missing your chance to post your picture for #CheerBPS with the BPS® staff!  For more details about what you will receive from your VIP access click here.

This show will also launch the first ever Drink Innovations Lab hosted by Torani, in conjunction with co-sponsors David Rio andDrink Innovations Lab hosted by Torani - Sponsored by David Rio and Pacific Foods Pacific Foods, which will begin with an introduction to some current industry trends and techniques for creating recipes that allows your menu to appeal to a larger customer base and keep you on at the forefront of what’s new and exciting!  After this portion, you will participate in a hands-on workshop creating drinks from 5 main categories typically served in coffeeshops and cafés, including: Lemonade/Iced Tea & Hand Crafted Sodas, Batching Techniques: Cold Brew vs. Drip, Indulgent Drinks & Alternative Milk Options, Frappes & Smoothies, and Chai Tea.  This means you will get the expert training you want from the industry’s leading brands in flavors, chai tea, and alternative milks!  For just a $49 investment, you will definitely see a great return once you implement the skills and recipe ideas you learn during this session.  This lab will be hosted everyday of the show so there’s no reason to miss this awesome and engaging course!

Ghirardelli Latte Art Bracket Challenge - Coffee Fest Chicago 2015With March Madness, still lingering in our minds you are either proud of the bracket you predicted or eager for redemption.  Well here’s your chance to show your prowess for knowing who's the top latte artist in the land!  That’s right you can join in the action of Coffee Fest’s Latte Art Championship even if you’re not operating a pitcher.  So, head to Instagram and start researching which barista you believe will take top honors in Chicago.  You can find all the details for the Ghirardelli Latte Art Bracket Challenge, here.  And remember you can find the past show winners on the Coffee Fest website, here!

Don’t get too distracted by all the new additions to the show because Early Registration ends Sunday, May 17th, at midnight!  So, Register today with our E-coupon code: 74104 and receive 50% a general admission or download the coupon for later by clicking here!

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