Nice turnout for the competition. Unfortunately, the talent was exceptional and as strong as out local baristas performed, only one local compeitior made the final six: Dana Waelde of Crazy Mocha. Quick post on the finalists:
Allie Caran (Woodberry Kitchen, Baltimore, MD)
Allie Turner (Murky Coffee, Arlington, VA)
Dana Waelde (Crazy Mocha, Pittsburgh, PA)
Jeremy Sterner (Peregrine Espresso, Washington, DC)
David Nigel Flynn (Peregrine Espresso, Washington, DC)
Katie Duris (Murky Coffee, Alexandria, VA)
If you have time and interest, finals begin this morning at 10:30, Marriott North in Cranberry.