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Day 2: SCAA 2004 Hotlanta, Baybee!
Author: Mark Prince
Posted: April 24, 2004
Article rating: 9.2
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Day Two Photo roundup!
Posted by Mark Prince, 7:50pm Permalink to this blog entry

Day two photos, folks. Enjoy!

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La Marzoccos rule!
Love pullin' the shots on a La Marzocco
Jeanette Chan
Jeanette takes a breather from a high paced Sunday for her, including covering the women in coffee events.
Lever Machine
A lever consumer machine from the floor (Jeanette snapped photo, no id on the machine yet)
Bezerra
This machine has the same guts as a Pasquini
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Cups!
I'm in heaven! :)
Ghirardelli
I'm lovin' the Ghirardelli sauces and chocolates. Good stuff!
Karen and Tiffany
Karen Foley (freelance writer) and Tiffany Howard (graphic designer) leaving the Congress Center
Billy Wilson
Gee, you'd think he made the finals or something... :)
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CoffeeKids
I gotta get by the CoffeeKids booth tomorrow - Jeanette snapped this photo.
Wega
A Wega Lyra, lookin' all shiny and stylin'.
WICA
Women's Coffee Alliance - they had a booth, they do good things - look for a feature article soon.
Tall Girl!
IS that Bronwen Serna, looking taller than John Sanders (left) and Kent Bakke (right)?
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George Howell
Another person I'm desparate to meet tomorrow - George Howell.
Terry Z
Terry Z of Espresso Parts Northwest
Cmembers Tour
Don Shoenholdt (blurred, blue suit) takes the CMembers on a tour of the show.
Barista Guild
They had a booth, they signed up dozens of Baristi. Rock on!
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Chris Davidson
Chris of Zoka mugs it up for the camera.
Dawna Hughes
Dawna Hughes of Cafe West working at the Isomac booth.
Holding Court
I had a bit of a minor, almost not there "shootout" with George Sabados (blue shirt)... but after he held court here. George is brilliant.
George
George, working a La Marzocco machine. The guy's in the upper echelon of espresso brilliance.
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My Macchiatos
I pulled a couple of macchiatos for George - he said, and I quote "this is the best Zoka Paladino (the bean used) I've ever had - brilliant work Mark". Made my day.
George and Michelle
George Sabados and Michelle Campbell await the announcement of the six finalists.
Bronwen Jumps
The first announced finalist, Bronwen Serna did a cartwheel, then ran towards Danny O'Neil (MC)...
Upsies
and then jumped up into his arms! Man, was she happy!
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Phuong Tran
Phoung was the second announced finalist.
Billy Wilson
Billy was jacked, pumped and super happy to be the third announced finalist. He too jumped up on poor Danny O'Neil!
Heather Perry
Heather was the fourth announced, and man, was she amazingly happy (heck, so would I!)
Heather bows
She accepts the crowd's cheers!
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Ryan Dennhardt
Ryan was the fourth announced Barista, he rocked and rolled, and he's a happy guy! :)
Ryan
He's congratulated by USBC reps.
Kyle Larson
Kyle of Zoka was the sixth (in no particular order) finalist announced. The crowd went nuts. He was surprisingly humble!
Insturator and Jeff
Insturator and Jeff Taylor go over the final judging details for tomorrow.
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Pick a number
The final six draw numbers out of a pitcher to see what order they go in tomorrow.
Billy
Billy holds up his number.
Ryan
Ryan Dennhardt is representing the midwest (Nebraska) tomorrow.
Phuong and Bronwen
Two happy finalists smile for the camera.
Article rating: 9.2
Author: Mark Prince
Posted: April 24, 2004
feedback: (18) comments | read | write
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