On Sunday October 14, a new star was crowned as Coffee Master – New York 2018: Remy Molina of Costa Rica, representing Café Barakah in San José. Molina fought of 15 of the world’s best baristas over three days of competition at The Metropolitan Pavilion, Manhattan. Having entered the coffee world almost five years
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This is the final call for Coffee Masters – New York 2018 applications and the judges have been announced!
Every barista knows it; Slayer Espresso makes espresso machines to die for. Handcrafted in Seattle for a decade, their machines set the agenda and standard for specialty coffee. Now, Slayer Espresso is teaming up with Coffee Masters – New York 2018.
Rob Clarijs made history in Coffee Masters – London this April, scoring the highest mark ever in the Signature Drink Round. His drink, The Pink Valley, ultimately helped him come second in this year’s competition. “The score motivates me to learn more, and to compete again,” he says. “It reminds me how much I
Coffee Masters debuted in 2015 at The London and New York Coffee Festivals. Now well into its fourth year, the competition has catapulted its winners to star status on the global coffee scene. Case in point? Agnieszka Rojewska, who won Coffee Masters – London in April, before becoming World Barista Champion last month. With $5,000 on the line,
News incoming from Italy – applications are now open for CMx™, our very first regional Coffee Masters competition. CMx™ – Italia is a three-day competition that seeks to find and celebrate Italy’s best baristas. This high-octane contest will showcase each barista’s coffee knowledge, skill, talent and showmanship through thrilling head-to-head battles, judged by a panel
Poland’s Agineszka Rojewska was crowned Coffee Master 2018 at The London Coffee Festival in April, making her the first ever female to take the title in London. Just this weekend, she also became the World Barista Champion, cementing her place as a formidable competitor on the world stage. With the two biggest titles of her
Wherever you are on your coffee journey, there’s always more to discover. Even for James Wise, the 2017 Coffee Masters champion, who is based at Assembly Coffee Roasters in Brixton, London. We dropped by a cupping (translation: coffee tasting) to find out what it’s all about.
After a hugely successful competition in New York, Coffee Masters is back and ready to take on London. Putting the baristas through their paces and giving you the low-down live at the event this year will be…