Coffee Masters™ is the fast-paced, multi-discipline global barista tournament taking place annually at The London and New York Coffee Festivals. The next competition will be held in New York, 12-14 October, 2018.


The competition sees some of the world’s best baristas compete head-to-head in a series of disciplines for the prestigious Coffee Masters title and a £5,000 cash prize in London, and $5,000 cash prize in New York.



Competition Format

During the competition, baristas undertake seven different challenges that emulate the busy working environment of a professional barista. These disciplines are designed to test a barista’s skill, timing and presentation as they compete head-to-head in each fast-paced battle.


The CuppingDiscipline-Cupping

The BrewingDiscipline-Brewing

The Latte ArtDiscipline-LatteArt

The Order ChallengeDiscipline-Order

The Signature DrinkDiscipline-SignatureDrink

The Espresso BlendDiscipline-EspressoBlend

The OriginThe Origin