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Drip Cafe's Latte Art Throwdown & Kick off party for "Keep the Arts Alive"

  • Drip Cafe 114 Lantana Drive Hockessin, DE, 19707 United States (map)

Coffee lovers, mark your calendars for Thursday, March 24, and spend the evening watching local baristas battle to see who can create the most amazing latte art. The Latte Art Throwdown at Drip Cafe (144 Lantana Drive, Hockessin, DE) will offer a chance to gather friends and experience the world of specialty coffee, while supporting Center for the Creative Arts(CCArts).

Using a bracketing system, baristas will be paired in head-to-head rounds and challenged to present one carefully crafted beverage to the judging panel. Each victory will bring them one step closer to the final round, where they will compete for not only title and bragging rights, but great prizes courtesy of Drip Cafe, CCArts, Brandywine Coffee Roasters, &Dogfish Head Beer. The competition is open to all skill levels - professionals, home baristas and folks just looking to improve their skills for fun are welcome. 

The event is free and open to the public, and spectators are encouraged to come out and cheer on their favorites while enjoying $1 beers and pour over specialty coffees, provided by Dogfish Head Brewery and Brandywine Coffee Roasters. Light refreshments will be provided by Drip Cafe. All proceeds go to benefit CCArts. 

Competitor signup will begin at 6:30pm, with the first pour of the competition at 7:30pm