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SM City Puerto Princesa in collaboration with TESDA Palawan Provincial Office and Puerto Princesa School of Science and Technology, Inc. (PPSST) will be staging a Barista Challenge 2019 on September 28, 2019 from 10:00AM to 5:00PM at the upper ground level (beside the SM Appliance), SM City Puerto Princesa. This will be participated in by the nine (9) students of PPSST in Barista NC II.
It is in celebration of SM City Puerto Princesa’s Coffee Festival held every last week of September of the year.
“We take pride that our SM Supermalls is a family-oriented mall, thus, we often mount activities that explores and enhances the social skills of our students leading to their holistic development.” according to a statement from SM City Puerto Princesa.
The 2019 Barista Challenge aims to promote quality skills development in the province of Palawan and City of Puerto Princesa and to highlight the skills of the students of Barista NC II. PPSST is the only Technical Vocational Institution in Palawan and Puerto Princesa City with registered program in TESDA Palawan in Barista NC II.
The BARISTA NC II Qualification consists of competencies that a person must achieve in the delivery of good quality coffee in commercially-operated cafes or specialty coffee shops. This qualification is specific to a person who specializes in making coffee beverages.
The contestants will show their progress and barista skills competencies in prepare and serve espresso, cappuccino, latte and their signature drink.
The contest criteria parameters judging are as follows:
Taste: 30 points
Color contrast/Symmetry/Degree of difficulty/Creativity: 30 points
Technical aspect: 15 points
Final evaluation: 25 points
For more information please visit TESDA Palawan or inquire at SM City Puerto Princesa.