Ladies and gentlemen – we have our first Coffee Master! We started with 20 of the world’s top baristas, who travelled to London from as far afield as Australia, Indonesia, Germany, Italy… Each of them had a goal – to become the first Coffee Master.
By James West, Coffee Masters Contender from Union Hand-Roasted Coffee
Jordan Michelman – co-founder and senior editor of Sprudge.com, the world’s most popular online coffee publication – gives us his take on Coffee Masters ahead of The London Coffee Festival…
They might be able to deal with pressure profiling or perfecting latte art design, but how do Coffee Masters contenders measure up when we quiz them? In this week’s Barista Face Off, testing the competitors’ wit and knowledge, we pit two of our Wildcards – both from the UK – against each other.
By Simone König, Coffee Masters contender What if you leave out the espresso machine, the grinder and the water kettle in your coffee shop? Could you still call it a coffee shop? My colleagues and I at Good Spirits set up a pop-up café just like that serving delicious coffee without the equipment.
They might be able to deal with pressure profiling or perfecting latte art design, but how do Coffee Masters contenders measure up when we quiz them? In our first Barista Face Off we bring you two passionate baristas with exceptional attention to detail.