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Kelowna barista goes for perfect pull

Dawn-Luv Charles of Kelowna's Bean Scene Coffeeworks is practicing and preparing to serve the perfect espresso-based drinks at the Prarie Regional Barista Championships in Calgary this week (Cindy Davis/Wikimedia Commons)

Monday morning, Daybreak host Chris Walker stepped out from behind the mic and put on an apron, to get behind the counter at Bean Scene Coffeeworks in downtown Kelowna.

Helping him out was owner Dawn-Luv Charles.

This week Dawn is preparing for the Prairie Regional Barista Championships in Calgary, where she'll have to race to prepare and serve the perfect espresso based drinks.

But before heading out, she offered to teach Chris a few tricks of the trade.
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