Search DubaiPRNetwork.com

Home >> Entertainment

Dubai set to host world's richest coffee championships

Thursday, August 2, 2018/ Editor -  

Share

Home >> Entertainment

August 02, 2018 - The 10th edition of the Dubai International Coffee and Tea Festival (DICTF), is now host to the world’s richest Coffee Championships with a potential to grow Year-on-Year by bringing the world’s top barista talent to the region. The Dubai International Coffee Championships, in true Dubai style, is set to take top spot in the coffee world by levelling the playing field for Baristas from around the world to pitch their skills in a competition that offers a prize pot of over US$ 50,000, with a Championship prize of US$ 40,000. The event will run from December 5 to 7 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Sponsored and supported by DICTF, the region’s longest running trade event dedicated to the specialty coffee and tea industry, the Dubai International Coffee Championships is an integrated event that tests the skills of competitors in practical aspects of coffee making, including espresso, latte art, brewing skills and food pairing. The Championships will incorporate two categories of participants to allow UAE-based Baristas to engage with some of the world’s top Barista talent and benefit from their knowledge, expertise and shared insights.

The winner of the International Competitor category of the Championship will take home US$ 40,000; while International Runner Up will win a cash reward of US$ 5,000. Winner of the National Competitor category will take away AED 15,000, with the National Runner Up bagging AED 5,000.

Anselm Godinho, Head of DICTF’s organizing team, said: “DICTF is a unique platform that brings together buyers in search of better products; baristas and roasters interested in professional development and training; entrepreneurs looking for business opportunities and traders who are keen on building new partnerships. Now in its 10th year, the event has become the UAE’s go-to exhibition for specialty coffee and tea professionals.”

Other major highlights of DICTF 2018 include the UAE National Tea Masters Cup, the Cupping Corner and the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) Education Programme.

Hospitality industry professionals, café owners, entrepreneurs and coffee and tea enthusiasts will be able to see and learn about new and innovative technologies, products and services including state-of-the-art coffee machines, grinders, coffee roasting equipment, brewing gadgets and accessories, café design, coffee bar equipment and accessories, water filtration systems, a wide range of specialty coffees, teas and mixers, ancillary products and international franchisor/franchisee opportunities.

DICTF 2018 has a following of specialty coffee consumers, professionals, and suppliers, like no other event in the Middle East.


Previous in Entertainment

Next in Entertainment


Home >> Entertainment Section

Latest Press Release

Parmigiano Reggiano launches awareness campaign in the GCC

Emirates Islamic announces winner of AED 1 million cash prize for award-winning ...

The Graham Chronofighter Vintage UK Ltd takes unity into its own hands

ENOC ‘Women in Energy Awards' recognises achievements in the energy sector

Regular campaigns lasting five days each

Financial Institutions Can Out-Innovate Fintechs Through Greenfield Approach, Ac ...

Implementation Date Announced for Long-Term Residence Permits

Saudi Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture signs contract for the firs ...

Al Wasl remain in 2nd place after beating City FC, close the gap on top position

MEFMA underscores facilities management opportunities in local mixed-use develop ...

Osaka Has Sights Set on Dubai Title

Alex Connor Joins Arden for 2019 British F4 Championship

Etisalat sets new record as first Middle East brand portfolio to break $10bn bar ...

Honor 10 Lite Packs Stylish Looks and Flagship Performances Into New Device

Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone Signs MoU with Abu Dhabi Global Market Registration ...

Dubai Health Forum discusses importance of Mental Health Strategy

UAE Journalists Association Adopts New Logo

Al Mouj Muscat Starts 2019 with Biggest Ever Marathon Hosted in the Sultanate

Emirates NBD encourages UAE citizens and residents to ‘give in to giving'

Abu Dhabi University celebrates ‘Year of Zayed' milestones with closing ceremony