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Barista, co-owner of Vancouver’s Kafiex strives for top honors at U.S. Coffee Championships

Other co-owner competing as roaster in Portland contest

By Will Campbell, Columbian Associate Editor
Published: April 14, 2023, 6:02am
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Seidy Selivanow is training to beat out 35 other U.S. competitors at the U.S. Coffee Championships in Portland on April 22 and 23. The milk for the coffee is freeze-distilled multiple times to enhance the creaminess and flavor.
Seidy Selivanow is training to beat out 35 other U.S. competitors at the U.S. Coffee Championships in Portland on April 22 and 23. The milk for the coffee is freeze-distilled multiple times to enhance the creaminess and flavor. (Photos by Will Campbell/The Columbian) Photo Gallery

Amid the thrum of the bean grinder, the hiss of the steam wand and the drip of espresso at Kafiex Lab in Vancouver, Seidy Selivanow began yet another rehearsal of a coffee-creating performance she has been perfecting for months.

“Today, I’ll be sharing with you not only my story but a story about connection and transformation,” she said while wiping the espresso machine’s portafilter with a cloth.

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