GENERAL


/ UNBOXING THE GAME
Suneal Pabari
S2


Playing Leaderboard can seem overwhelming at first, but this step by step guide will walk you through the contents of the box and give you a solid understanding of how to play the game.

*watch this video if it's your first time playing.

/ PURSUING COFFEE COMPETITIONS AND ATROPHY⁠
Chris Deferio
Keys To The Shop

S5


Chris Deferio is an award winning coffee professional and cafe consultant with 22 years in the retail specialty coffee industry. ⁠
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For the past 5 years he has been serving the industry through his internationally recognized coffee podcast and consulting company, Keys to the Shop (@keystotheshop), which gives listeners insights, inspiration, and tools to grow and thrive in their careers and coffee businesses.

In this video, he talks about the pursuit of coffee competitions, mental health, and atrophy β πŸŽ–πŸ’ͺ

/ COMPETITION PREP
Veronica + Eric Grimm
Glitter Cat Barista

S3


Competitions can be stressful but they don't have to be! We are so lucky to have Veronica and Eric Grimm, with a combined 22 years in the specialty coffee industry, share tips on how to get the most fulfillment out of competitions and calm those nerves πŸŽ–πŸ’ͺ

/ TIPS TO WIN
Jeff Fleming
Apex Coffee Imports

S2


Jeff Fleming and the team at Apex Coffee Imports took home the high score in our first season, and he's going to share their secrets to success with you (because Canadians are the nicest people amirite?) πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

/ TASTING DOESN'T HAVE TO BE SCARY
Marissa Childers

S4


Marissa Childers is probably one of the coolest people in coffee you'll ever meet πŸ’– In this video she de-mystifies the tasting experience and wants you to know that whoever you are, you belong in this industry and tasting doesn't have to be scary.

/ GENERAL TIPS TO PLAY
Lem Butler
Black & White Coffee Roasters

S1


Lem is one of the world's most celebrated coffee professionals, co-founder of Black & White Coffee Roasters in North Carolina, USA and is the 2016 US Barista Champion.

/ USING THIRD WAVE WATER
Joe Capatosto
Third Wave Water

S1


Learn how to use the Third Wave Water sachet included in your box to help you make your coffee better.

/ THE POWER OF WOMEN
Phyllis Johnson
BD Imports

S1


Phyllis is a true leader, change agent, and an inspiration in the coffee industry. She is here to teach you about the power of women in the coffee space.

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