Registration Open for Latte Art Throwdown

Cincinnati Coffee Festival Latte Throwdown Coffee Competition

Registration is now open for the Latte Art Throwdown!

Beauty is in the eye of the cup-holder and latte art is the hallmark of beautifully pulled espresso, carefully steamed milk, and the artistic touch of a dedicated, skilled barista. Calling all baristas for the inaugural Cincinnati Coffee Festival Latte Art Throwdown. Wherever baristas gather, you can expect a latte art throwdown as a means of camaraderie, friendly competition, and expression of our craft.

The competition will be head-to-head, bracket style and three judges will determine whose milk pouring aesthetics will advance. At the end of the competition, one steady-handed barista will be crowned the supreme latte artist of Greater Cincinnati.

Participation is FREE; however, you must have a vendor pass or purchase a Festival ticket to gain access to the event and competition area.

The latte art throwdown is on Saturday, November 11th and runs from 10:30am to 1:30pm. All competitors should be at the Festival by 10:30am.

To purchase a ticket, please visit:

If you think you have what it takes and would like to enter the Latte Art Throwdown, please register here.