Hey Chicago! We’ll be in town this Friday, August 23rd for the next Crush the Rush event.

A few competitor tickets have opened up, so if you’ve been thinking about competing, get together your group of 3 people and sign up (for free!). All info and tickets are HERE.

It’ll be held at the Umbria Roastery, and the day will look like this:

9am-3pm: Time Trials for competitors

9-11am: Coffee & pastries at the La Marzocco Home coffee bar

11am-12pm: Barista Ergonomics talk: ‘The Right Way to Stay Healthy Behind the Bar’ by Dr. Steve Heffner, DC, Director of Physical Medicine, Aligned Modern Health

12-1pm: Lunch (provided by La Marzocco)

7-10pm: Final event

The final event will go from 7-10pm, with more info on our Facebook event page. 

Thank you to our National Sponsors MazzerPacific Foods – Barista SeriesPuqpressCapsuleand Sprudge, and our Chicago host Umbria, along with the always supportive New Gotham Coffee.