Endorsed by Curators:
Local Coffee, Bakery Lorraine, and Pearl Brewery are excited to host the second anniversary celebration of San Antonios latte art competition, known in the community as "Thursday Night Throwdowns" on October 12, 2017. This year's proceeds, inclusive of raffle prizes and entrance fees, will be donated to Burundi Friends International. Their mission is to fight poverty by sustaining communities through partnerships in education, healthcare, and economic empowerment.
The competition will hold two, 32 person brackets. Two baristas compete head to head in a single elimination challenge within a three round competition bracket. There are three judges for each bracket and two emcees leading the groups through the competition. One bracket will be hosted in Local Coffee and the second at Bakery Lorraine. Baristas coming from Austin, Dallas, Houston and surrounding areas will compete for the grand prize, a one-night stay at @Hotel Emma with 24-hour Tesla Rental, and second place prize of a theater rental for you and 74 of your closest friends at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema.
You don't have to be a competitor to come join the fun, enjoy music by The Texases, beer from Southerleigh Fine Food & Brewery and raffle prizes provided by Gold's Gym, Epoch Coffee (Austin, Tx), Cat&Cloud (Santa Cruz, CA), AeroPress (Palo Alto, CA), Singhs Vietnamese Food truck, the Goodkind, Lick Honest Ice Creams and Frank.
Schedule of Events
4:00pm- Cupping workshop sponsored by Olam
5:00pm- Pressure Profiling workshop sponsored by ModBar
6:00pm- Buy-in and the Texases begin
7:15pm- Competition Begins