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THE BEST WAY to describe the nature of the Extraordinary Coffee Workshop is one part meeting of the minds, one part family reunion, and one part perspective-enhancing travel that helps us all grow as coffee professionals and strengthen our partnerships with one another. Every year it changes location, and our ever-growing international collective of coffee producers comes together to learn and share. Over the past five years we’ve hosted the event in Colombia, El Salvador, Brazil and the US. The 6th annual ECW was our first in Africa and the most ambitious event we’ve ever planned.... Read more »

Annie Miler of Clementine Bakery in Los Angeles sits down with Intelligentsia to talk about how fresh ingredients and knowledge in preparation are keys to success at Clementine.... Read more »

This past Monday night, we hosted a Q&A with James McLaughlin from Intelligentsia and the producers from Finca Takesi at our Broadway coffeebar.... Read more »

We've been fortunate to have worked with Steven and Ground Support for almost five years now. They have successfully combined great coffee and great food in a coffee shop setting, which is hard to do. There's no question they have an unwavering commitment to being great at what they do. We're very proud to call Ground Support a partner. ... Read more »

"Epe", as he is known to his friends talks to us about why he attends Intelligentsia's Extraordinary Coffee Workshop each and every year.... Read more »

Chicago is home to some of the best restaurants in the World, and lucky for us we get to work with a lot of them. We mentioned a number of these in our recent post about the James Beard nominations, and were delighted when earlier this month Chef Paul Kahan was announced as the shared winner for Outstanding Chef! Paul Kahan is the executive chef for incredible restaurants like Blackbird, Avec, PQM, Big Star and The Publican. Along with his partners Donnie Madia and Eduard Seitan, their One Off Hospitality group has built a reputation for original spaces with incredible food served with minimal fuss. This commitment to quality ingredients extends to their coffee service. We spoke to Chef Paul Kahan about their long relationship with Intelligentsia and what it takes to do restaurant coffee right.... Read more »