Master The Art Of Espresso At The Mandarin Oriental

To help you make your coffee break even more fabulous, Café Sambal, M Coffee Bar and illy caffè will host Coffee Sense, a special event on from 8 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, September 8, 2010. Meet Master Barista Giorgio Milos and discover all that goes into making authentic Italian illy espresso, from the history and origin of the coffee to the agronomy and chemistry of the coffee bean.

Awarded Master Barista status by the Specialty Coffee Association of Europe, Milos placed among the world’s top craftsmen in the World BaristaChampionships. With unparalleled knowledge, Milos is on faculty at Università del Caffè, a dedicated facility at illy caffè’s Trieste headquarters where the world’s leading restaurateurs, chefs and café owners attend master coffee training. Milos will demonstrate proper consumption technique and presentation of espresso and espresso-based beverages.

Guests will enjoy Italian specialty beverages and receive a complimentary illy recipe booklet. Stop by anytime between 8 and 11 a.m. at M Coffee Bar located in the lobby of Mandarin Oriental or at Café Sambal, the hotel’s waterfront restaurant.

Cafe Sambal and M Coffee Bar are located Mandarin Oriental at 500 Brickell Key Dr., Miami. For more information, call 305.913.8358. There is no charge to attend the event.