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2014 SCAA Conference and Caffe Vita Afterparty

| May 1, 2014

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If  you happened to miss the this year’s Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) event in Seattle from April 24-27, you missed out on one of the baddest weekends for coffeeheads.

Naturally, we got our asses down there.

Bringing some of our local charm to the Convention Center downtown, we built a Caffe Vita booth for visitors to sip their favorite brew and chat with some of our baristas.

Not only did we meet some interesting people, but we invited them all to a blowout party at our bean room Saturday night to see what we’re all about at Vita. If you couldn’t make it, here are a few pics to help you vicariously live through those who did.

Special thanks to Batch 206, Georgetown Brewery and Via Tribunali for filling stomachs with booze and food at the party, bands The Young Evils, The Cave Singers, Pearl Dragon, Tilson XOXO and Iska Dhaaf  for rocking the stage all night and everyone who donated more than $5,000 for The Service Board with generous tips.

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 One of our baristas serves up coffee.

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 Almost the finished product.

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Our DJ gets partygoers ready.

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Vita’s own Pearl Dragon showed his MC skills.

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 Via Tribunali chefs served up personalized pizzas.

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There was no shortage of booze at our afterparty.

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Guests fill the dance floor for the night.

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Tilson XOXO rocks the mic early in the night.

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 The Young Evils serenade the crowd with their tunes.

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 Cave Singers made sure they brought the jams.

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Iska Dhaaf belted out their music to get the crowd going.

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Copping that front row spot next to the stage.

Images by Andy Bokanev