CATEGORIES

The Championships will consist of five categories, all designed to test the knowledge and practice of participants in areas such as the heritage of Gahwa, bean selection and roasting, and preparation and serving. The Championships will also feature categories specific to roasting as well as a beverage concept award category.

SANE’ AL GAHWA CHAMPIONSHIP

SANE’ AL GAHWA CHAMPIONSHIP
LIGHT ROAST

With a grand prize of AED 125,000 for the winner and a runner-up prize of AED 40,000, the Sane’ Al Gahwa – Light Roast category challenges competitors to achieve the best light roast brew using pre-roasted and ground beans, whilst you explain the steps, ingredients and heritage of the process to the audience. In this category, you will be evaluated on your Gahwa knowledge, bean selection and preparation. This category is open to all. See Guidelines
Note: Full Rules & Regulations for Gahwa Championships 2019 will be shared with participants after initial selection phase.

SANE’ AL GAHWA CHAMPIONSHIP
MEDIUM / DARK ROAST

With a grand prize of AED 125,000 and a runner-up prize of AED 40,000, the Sane’ Al Gahwa – Medium/Dark Roast category challenges competitors to achieve the best medium/dark brew using pre-roasted and ground beans, whilst you explain the steps, ingredients and heritage of the process to the audience. In this category, you will be evaluated on your Gahwa knowledge, bean selection and preparation. This category is open to all. See Guidelines
Note: Full Rules & Regulations for Gahwa Championships 2019 will be shared with participants after initial selection phase.

GAHWA ROASTER AWARD

GAHWA ROASTER AWARD
LIGHT ROAST

With a prize of AED 25,000, the Gahwa Roaster Award challenges contestants to present the best light roasted beans, to be blind tasted by specialist judges. This category is open to individuals and roasting houses. See Guidelines
Note: Full Rules & Regulations for Gahwa Championships 2019 will be shared with participants after initial selection phase.

GAHWA ROASTER AWARD
MEDIUM / DARK ROAST

With a prize of AED 25,000, the Gahwa Roaster Award challenges contestants to present the best medium and dark roasted beans, to be blind tasted by specialist judges. This category is open to individuals and roasting houses. See Guidelines
Note: Full Rules & Regulations for Gahwa Championships 2019 will be shared with participants after initial selection phase.

Gahwa Beverage Concept Award

GAHWA BEVERAGE CONCEPT AWARD

With AED 20,000 in prize money for the winner, the Gahwa Beverage Concept Award will recognise the most inventive hot or cold concept beverage starring Gahwa. Specialist judges for this category will assess beverages based on their ingenuity, flavour and presentation. This category is open to all. See Guidelines
Note: Full Rules & Regulations for Gahwa Championships 2019 will be shared with participants after initial selection phase.
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