FEBRUARY 2018 - Coffee & Tea Festival Edition


Cup of Joe or Spot of Tea—100+ Exhibitors Sample to Consumers

The 13th annual Coffee & Tea Festival—“a coffee and tea lovers heaven” (NYCTourist.com) and selected as one the “Ten Best New York Events” (USA Today’s 10best.com)—is putting the final touches on the 2018 sampling event.  An extraordinary panel of pioneers and industry influencers will be speaking at the event on March 10-11, 2018 at the Brooklyn Expo Center (72 Noble Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222).  The event is open to the public and trade.  Limited tickets remain for this much-loved foodie-centric event.  Tickets and info at www.CoffeeAndTeaFestival.com.  “Attendees are in for a real treat this year,” said event manager, Kristyn Dolan.  “They’ll see many of their favorite exhibitors who have returned again this year and some great new and innovative companies who are joining us for the first time.  There will be samples of coffees, teas, honeys, and even some deliciously dunkable treats that can be enjoyed with coffee and tea.  It’s going to be a great day for the thousands of visitors who join in on the fun,” boasts Dolan.

This year’s free seminars include:

The Etiquette of Tea

Presented By: Bruce Richardson, Owner of Elmwood Inn Fine Teas
(click here for more information)


An Inside Look at Chinese Tea

Presented By: Phil Rushworth, Owner of ZhenTea
(click here for more information)


Nitro Cold Brew as an Ingredient – Cocktails, Ice Cream and Beyond

Presented By: Jarrett McGovern, Co-Founder of RISE Brewing Co.
(click here for more information)


Modern Tea and Coffee Trends – Consumer Preference is Changing How Tea and Coffee Is Consumed
Presented By: Linda Appel-Lipsius, CEO & Co-Founder of Teatulia Organic Teas
(click here for more information)

Coffee Brewing Perfection
Presented By: Oren Bloostein, Founder of Oren’s Daily Roast and Jeremy Moore, 2014 US Aeropress Champion
(click here for more information)

Tea & Honey – A Perfect Pair
Presented by: Zeke Freeman, Founder & CEO of Bee Raw
(click here for more information)


Special Seminars (participation fee/reservations required):

The Terroir of Tea

Presented By: Kevin Gascoyne, Tea Taster of Camellia Sinensis
Participation fee: $10 per person
(click here for more information)

Tea Course Fast Track
Presented ByGail Gastelu, Producer of TeaCourse.com Sponsored By: TeaCourse.com
Participation Fee$245 per person
(click here for more information)

Let’s Get BeauTEAful!

Presented By: AnnaRose Kauser, Founder of Oh You, TEAse
Participation fee: $10 per person
(click here for more information)


Ticketing Options:

VIP Session – special ticket required.  Additional 2 hour preview, goodie bag (LIMITED AVAILABILITY). 

General Session 

Rush Ticket (Saturday only) – two hours from 3pm-5pm of shopping and tasting

Event Sponsors Include:

Event Exhibitors Include:

Goodie Bag Participants:

For more info and for tickets, visit: www.CoffeeAndTeaFestival.com