Café Campesino Staffer Earns License to Train in Specialty Coffee

Nema Etheridge

 

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Americus, Georgia- Sept. 22, 2017- Café Campesino Coffee Education and Sales Person Hannah Mercer received an elite coffee trainer designation this summer that allows her to teach coffee classes according to internationally recognized industry specifications.

Mercer earned an Authorized Specialty Coffee Association Trainer (AST) license last month, which is the highest level of distinction in Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) instruction. The AST designation is a part of the SCA’s newly launched Coffee Skills Program, an internationally recognized curriculum that focuses training on five key areas: Introduction to Coffee, Barista Skills, Brewing, Green Coffee, Roasting and Sensory Skills.

Cafe Campesino Ramps up Lunches with Sweet Georgia Baking Addition

Nema Etheridge

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Americus, Georgia – August 31, 2017 – Café Campesino invites the public for a celebration of its recent addition of Sweet Georgia Baking Co.’s lunch menu and fresh baked goods to its coffee house fare.  The event will take place at 134 West Lamar St. on Friday, Sept. 8, starting with a ribbon cutting at 4pm, followed by a reception.

Café Campesino’s decision to bring Sweet Georgia’s menu into the fair trade organic coffee roaster’s downtown Americus coffee house was, according to the companies’ owners, an ideal opportunity to bring the two, complementary food and beverage offerings under one roof. 
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