The mission of the Charlotte Coffee Collective is to empower Charlotte-area coffee professionals through networking, social and educational opportunities geared towards connecting and inspiring the local community. We value education, accessibility, inclusivity, diversity, collaboration and sustainability.
Charlotte Coffee Collective events are free of charge and/or donation-based. All hosts and venues are required to adhere to the Code of Conduct. We welcome coffee professionals of all walks to join us!
SPIRIT Tea + Marco Beverage Systems presents: A Matcha Latte Art Throwdown
Thursday, March 1 | 6:45 PM | Not Just Coffee Dilworth
Join the official pre-game for the 2018 POUR Coffee Festival in a matcha latte art competition. $5 buy-in to compete, free and open to the public to watch!
POUR Coffee Festival– click here
Saturday, March 3 | 10 AM | Unknown Brewing Co.
Charlotte’s first specialty coffee festival makes its debut in Southend! Co-founded by one of the Charlotte Coffee Collective Organizers, this event is sure to be a memorable experience for coffee pros and enthusiasts alike.
Dear Coffee, I Love You But You’re Hurting Me: A Coffee Worker’s Wellness Workshop- click here
Sunday, April 15 | 1 PM | Southend Grind
Working in the service industry has a unique set of physical demands that should be addressed in order to ensure basic physical wellness, as well as to sustain a long-term career as a coffee professional. Led by Freddie Nordhoff, owner of Southend Grind and former Urban MVMNT Fitness Professional, and Julie Brauer, a local Physical Therapist, this workshop will give you the tools to strengthen your body and empower you to take control of your health in the workplace.
Ethiopia: Coffee, Culinary & Culture – event page coming soon!
Date TBD | Time TBD | Abugida Restaurant & Café
Experience a traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony in this unique opportunity to learn more about the birthplace of coffee.
Spanish for Coffee Professionals– event page coming soon!
Date TBD | Time TBD | Location TBD
Information coming soon!