Baristas Coffee Company Reality Show Casting in Tampa
Meredith Walusek Star of MJ Morning Show Will Host Event
SEATTLE, Jan. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Baristas Coffee Company, Inc. (OTCPK:BCCI) will hold an open audition to cast principal roles in a reality series featuring the girls that work for their company on January 30, 2012 at 10:00 A.M.
Meredith Walusek the sexy star of MJ Morning Show, Tampa based drive time music and talk show airs on WFLA FM and is syndicated by Clear Channel will host the event. She will also be calling in updates to the station during the 10:00 to 12:00 P.M. portion of the live auditions.
The auditions will be held at the Baristas new Tampa location 3601 West Gandy Blvd. Hundreds of young attractive men and women between the ages of 18 and 25 are expected to be on hand at 10:00 A.M. Monday morning when the auditions begin.
The male and female talent who are selected will travel to Seattle for the filming. The action will take place at the Coffee Castle where the Seattle cast lives and the Tampa cast will be staying and at the Seattle area locations where they will train. All the actor's expenses will be covered and they will receive $200 day during the filming as compensation. The filming is set to commence in mid February. The Tampa cast will have an opportunity to appear as series regulars.
The series has been in development for some time and preliminary shooting for casting and character development has commenced in Seattle. The show profiles the fierce competition between Baristas, (attractive girls who wear provacative costumes while preparing specialty coffee beverages and other concoctions) for top shifts as well as the opportunities and challenges faced by the management while expanding the business. There is no lack of drama in documenting the daily lives of top Baristas, as the stakes are high and each Barista will stop at nothing to ensure that they have the best shift, and earn top dollars in the very lucrative position as a "Baristas" barista.
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"This new location is perfectly situated in a highly traveled sector for both commuters and cosumers. This location is a company owned location and will help us in assisting our franchise partners efforts in other areas in Tampa. We are expecting the Tampa location to increase our revenues and further contribute to our profits in 2012 and beyond. We also expect that the location will increase awareness of our Company and the Baristas brand," stated Barry Henthorn CEO.
About Baristas Coffee Company (BCCI): Headquartered in the Seattle, Washington area, Baristas Coffee Company (www.baristas.tv) was formed to create a national brand of drive-thru espresso stands. It is accomplishing this by acquiring established businesses that fit its model, opening new locations, and by franchising. Baristas employs and promotes attractive female baristas trained to interact with the custioner to maximize sales as well as prepare the finest beverages available. All baristas wear constantly changing and appealing costumes, allowing for customers to enjoy the anticipation of a fun, creative, new, and intriguing experience every day.
SOURCE Baristas Coffee Company, Inc.
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