Pay it Forward

Pay it Forward Giving Back

Coffee Fest

Coffee Fest Best Coffeehouse Competition

DaVinci Gourmet® syrups and flavorings are often paired with coffee, so you can imagine how passionate we are about the subject – especially when we think about the baristas and café owners whose devotion and creativity behind every cup has the power to create a delicious, drinkable piece of art. Coffee Fest brings together industry professionals and coffeehouse operators to hone skills, make business introductions and forge new relationships. In the spirit of giving back to the coffee-loving community, DaVinci Gourmet has been a proud sponsor of Coffee Fest events since its inception.

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Best Coffeehouse Competition

It has been our pleasure to support and give back to the barista community by sponsoring America’s Best Coffeehouse Competition at Coffee Fest since the very beginning. DaVinci Gourmet is thrilled to be a platinum sponsor and to support competition among some of the best in the business.

“Coffee Fest is delighted to be able to work with DaVinci Gourmet to provide coffee shop owners the platform to demonstrate their staff’s product knowledge, hospitality and team work on a national stage. This sponsorship has allowed this unique competition to thrive and be embraced by industry professionals from around the United States and Canada.”

Amanda Tucker, Education and Event Manager of Coffee Fest

Learn more about the DaVinci Gourmet America’s Best Coffeehouse competition at Our love for coffee and those in the industry doesn’t stop at baristas and café owners. DaVinci Gourmet wholeheartedly supports coffee growers and their communities. Since 2005, the total of our charitable contribution to Coffee Kids has reached more than $1,000,000. You can make a difference just by buying our products since a portion of our profits gives back to this worthy cause.



The Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) is another very worthy nonprofit trade organization DaVinci Gourmet has supported for many years. The SCAA has 9,000 members in more than 40 countries representing every segment of the specialty coffee industry; producers, roasters, importers/exporters, retailers, manufacturers, baristas and other industry professionals.

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DaVinci Gourmet syrups and flavorings were made to pair with, inspire and heighten customers’ beverage experiences in cafés and coffeehouses. We are happy to provide further inspiration by sponsoring baristas who compete in coffee-focused events. These events foster healthy competition in the coffee industry, serving as a source of continuous inspiration and indirectly helping in the exploration of new trends, flavors, and beverage experiences.

“Our Mission: to provide baristas a community dedicated to innovating, sharing, and demonstrating best practices in coffee preparation.”

Barista Guild of America

SCAA Barista Guild of America (BGA)

DaVinci Gourmet was designed to pair with and heighten customers’ beverage experiences in cafes and coffeehouses. We believe that sponsoring baristas who compete in these events fosters a healthy competition in the coffee industry and helps them to continue to be re-inspired by coffee while indirectly helping the introduction of new trends, flavors, and beverage experiences.

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World Coffee USBC Champions 2014

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