Photo credit: Jeff Hann for World Coffee Events Over the past four days, baristas from across the globe came together in Amsterdam to compete for the title of 2018 World Barista Champion. Fifty-six competitors representing national bodies across the globe competed in a preliminary round, with the top 16 progressing to the semi-final [...]
Congratulations to Agnieszka Rojewska, representing Poland, the 2018 World Barista Champion, and to all of the competitors! Final Round Ranking: 1. AGNIESZKA ROJEWSKA - POLAND 2. LEX WENNEKER - THE NETHERLANDS 3. MATHIEU THEIS - SWITZERLAND 4. MICHALIS KATSIAVOS - GREECE 5. COLE TORODE - CANADA 6. JOHN GORDON - NEW ZEALAND Thank you to [...]
Congratulations to Team Steam, winner of the 2018 World Barista Championship Team Competition, and to all 16 competitors who have qualified for the semi-finals round, which begins Friday 22nd of June at 9:15AM CEST. The Team Competition, introduced in 2016, puts each competitor on a team with 5-6 competitors from various national bodies for support [...]
Tune in to the 2018 World Barista Championship in Amsterdam, starting 22nd of June at 09:50 CEST. You can catch every routine live right here at worldbaristachampionship.org Here is the full competitor schedule: # Name Representing Company Competition Time 1 JOHN GORDON NEW ZEALAND Gorilla Gear 9:52 AM 2 MATHIEU THEIS SWITZERLAND Mame 10:16 AM [...]
The 19th annual World Barista Championship begins on Wednesday at 9:15 AM CEST in Amsterdam, at RAI Center. Over a two day preliminary round, 55 top baristas from all over the globe will compete live on stage—and wherever you are in the world, you can catch each of the performances yourself right here on [...]
This message is provided by Urnex, the WBC Qualified Cleaning Sponsor We’ve enlisted the help of Merijn Gijsbers and Lex Wenneker, who, together, have won the past four national barista championships in the Netherlands. We’ve put together their recommendations in The Dutch Barista Champions’ Guide to Amsterdam. Check out a couple of Merijn and Lex's [...]
Here is the initial schedule for the 2018 World Barista Championship in Amsterdam.
With semi-finals now concluded, we are excited to release the scores from the Preliminary and Semi-Finals round! We have withheld the scores for those competitors who are passing through to finals, and will release all scores at the end of the competition. WBC 2017 Preliminary Round Results WBC 2017 Semi-Final Round Results Thank you to our [...]