Fall 2009 Seasonal Drink Competition Winner

Announcing this Fall season's Drink Competition winner...

Kayla Rush of Dayton, Ohio with her


Autumn Sunset Latte
  • medium size mug (16oz)
  • 2 shots of espresso
  • 1 1/2 oz of caramel
  • 1/2 oz of raspberry syrup
  • 1/2 oz of hazelnut
  • steamed milk
Kayla is a barista at a chocolate and coffee shop in Dayton Ohio, and said, "I was messing around one day with lattes and this is what I came up with. Also, the drink is still great without the hazelnut! Its a great drink for those who need the caffeine without the big coffee taste. : )"

She will be receiving two 12oz. bags of Vienna Coffee and a VCC mug. Congratulations

Thank you to all of our Participants. Don't worry you have another chance to win with our next competition. The Winter Seasonal Drink Competition has begun! Please send in your recipes by February 9, 2010, just in time for Valentine's Day. This is the best season for a good cup of hot coffee and tea! We'd love to hear from you. Need ideas? Check out our recipes or past winner's recipes.

INTRODUCING: VCC's Seasonal Drink Competition

We want your creative ideas! Starting this summer we are starting a Seasonal Drink Competition. So get your creative hats on and send us your favorite coffee or tea recipe that exudes summer. The more creative and tasty, the better. For example, have you ever heard of blue cheese in an espresso drink? Check out Les Stoneham's espresso drink he used for this year's Barista competition.

The deadline for the competition is August 20th. So send your entries in soon to Jamie or turn in your recipe in at the roastery.

The winner will get 2 12oz bags of Vienna Coffee of your choice!