What a Bash!
Sorry for the delay, but this is my first day back in the office since the Bash. First off... wow! What an awesome success! So many people showed up and so much great coffee was consumed. Congrats to Chris Heiniger and Kenny Smith who took first and second place in the latte art competition, and a HUGE thank you to Chris Deferio for driving down from Muncie and gracing us with his coffee expertise.
There are so many more people to thank. I'm not sure where to begin and I'm sure that I will forget somebody. Here goes, thank you to:
The guys and gals at Quills Coffee who hosted the event and were so easy to work with.
Matt Galyon, Phillip Revell, Kane Holbrook, Chris Heiniger, and Kenny Smith who did a great job brewing up that coffee for everyone all night.
Sarah, from Barista Magazine, who donated 2 1-year subscriptions for the latte art competition prizes.
Jesse Harriot and Ryan Soeder who both helped me immensely in planning the event and judged the latte art competition along with Chris Deferio.
And lastly (but not leastly) thank you to everyone who showed up and had a great time!
Overall, it was a great night. There are some good things happening in the Louisville coffee community and we hope the Bash got everyone excited and eager to keep raising the bar. Keep your eyes out for Bash 002 which will be coming up in the next few months =)
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