Seminar on “Coffee Learnings: Learn about the origin of Coffee and its flavors!” by New York College Thessaloniki

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 13:17

On Wednesday 17th of October 2018, New York College - Thessaloniki Campus organized a seminar entitled “Coffee Learnings: Learn about the origin of Coffee and its flavors!” which took place at its premises in Thessaloniki. The event’s main speaker was Mr. Athanasios Matrakas, Owner and CEO of KAFE PASSION.

The busiest profession in the tourism sector is Barista, the man who works behind the counter in Italian. In the 21st century Greece, we have made coffee a lifestyle and have now "planted" deep into our culture. In the 21st century Greece, we have made coffee a lifestyle and have now "planted" deep into our culture. Every breakfast to start well needs to be accompanied by a cup of hot coffee in the winter and an ice cold coffee in the summer. Greece is one of Europe's largest coffee consumers, consuming more than 5kg per person, and this has helped enough in the times of crisis in the commercial coffee segment, making the new coffee chains a strong injection for our economy.

Live a unique coffee experience: Kafé Passion is a new brand of coffee houses offering unique experiences of coffees and chocolates, in an avantgarde decoration and set up and an exclusive service. Our coffee houses are places to meet friends, places to find peace; they are places where business is performed and places to unwind after the stresses of a busy day. They function as an extension of homes and businesses, as well as a place to escape them. Whatever the reason for visiting Kafé Passion, each and every customer enjoys being in a comforting and peaceful environment where they can rely upon exceptional service and high quality products.

There followed a long dialogue and many questions raised as the interest from students was great.