After 4 days of intense competition, The Netherlands’ Rob Clarijs has been named this year’s Coffee Masters Champion at The London Coffee Festival 2019! Over 29,000 visitors descended on The Old Truman Brewery this year (12,310 trade and 17,154 consumer), where they cheered Rob and the other incredible baristas on in a series of head-to-head challenges across
Sixteen contenders, eight disciplines, and one winner – Coffee Masters is the ultimate barista throwdown. But without the right equipment, the contenders would not be able to showcase their skills and wow the judges. GET READY TO RUMBLE! The competitors will be treated to state-of-the-art kit, featuring Faema’s brand new E71E, barista favourite Mahlkönig EK43
As a new era has approached in coffee masters, we have teamed up with the roasting party who will be curating their epic party of nine coffees for the competition. We caught up with co-owner Kirby Sinclair about their ethos and what they’re looking forward to at the festival this year. Coffee Masters is back again
This is the final call for Coffee Masters – London 2019 applications! With only one week left to get your application in, we can now reveal our expert line-up of Judges and MCs…. and what a line up it is. On 15th February, the portal closes and the final 20 competitors will be
“Quando hanno pronunciato il mio nome, non ci potevo credere. Avevo il cuore che batteva a mille e l’adrenalina alle stelle!” dice Carlos con un sorriso di entusiasmo. Il ventottenne Carlos Alvarado, originario di El Salvador e residente in Italia da cinque anni, ha vinto il titolo nazionale di Coffee Masters dopo tre giorni
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