SCA announces line-up for All-Stars Online Season Two

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The Specialty Coffee Association’s All-Stars Online and All-Stars x Barista Guild are returning for a second season, with six top-ranking World Coffee Championship (WCC) competitors coming to screens twice-weekly, beginning today (Tuesday 20 October). The All-Stars programme celebrates some of the best coffee competitors in the world in a fun, engaging format, which the SCA is adapting to bring directly to viewers.

Each week will focus on a different All-Star from the WCC portfolio, with the World Barista Championship, World Brewers Cup, World Latte Art Championship, World Coffee Roasting Championship, and Cezve/Ibrik Championship featured this season.

The programme is divided into two parts: All-Stars Online and All-Stars x Barista Guild. All- Stars Online brings all the best features from the in-person All-Stars events — drinks challenges, interactive polls, and the chance to connect with the All-Stars and learn more about their careers.

All-Stars x Barista Guild follows later the same week, where members of the Barista Guild will be sitting down for an informal chat and coffee with the All-Stars, digging into more detail about each All-Star’s life, their coffee careers and more.

The schedule and All-Stars being featured this season are as follows:

  • Irvine Quek, 2019 World Latte Art Champion – Malaysia
    Tuesday 20 October & Thursday 22 October
  • Du Jianing, 2019 World Brewers Cup Champion – China
    Tuesday 27 October & Thursday 29 October
  • Lem Butler, 2016 World Barista Championship Finalist – USA
  • Monday 2 November & Thursday 5 November
  • Hugh Kelly, 2017 World Barista Championship Finalist – Australia
  • Tuesday 10 November & Thursday 12 November
  • Tetiana Tarykina, 2019 Cezve/Ibrik Championship Finalist – Ukraine
  • Tuesday 17 November & Thursday 19 November
  • Jacky Lai, 2014 World Coffee Roasting Champion – Taiwan
  • Tuesday 24 November & Thursday 26 November

To save a spot, register for individual episodes or the entire season on the WCE website. You’ll receive reminders before each episode of All-Stars Online, and instructions on how to join the BigMarker platform. To join episodes of All-Stars x Barista Guild, visit the Barista Guild account and join the fun hosted on Instagram Live.

Episodes of All-Stars Online and All-Stars x Barista Guild will be available to watch in viewers’ own time, in case they can’t join the episode live. Catch up with episodes of All-Stars Online season one here

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