Project Description

Athip Archalerttrakool
Factory Coffee

Please tell us a little bit about yourself:

Hi, I’m Athip you can call me Man. I’ve being a barista for 5 years. I’m so proud to be representing Thailand, and I’m happy to join the 2018 World Barista Championship. I love you all, my coffee companions!

What are you excited to do while you are in Amsterdam?:

To meet new friends to experience a new culture.

Please list the coffee competitions you have participated in, what year they took place, and your results:

2016 Thailand Indy Barista Championship
2018 Thailand National Barista Championship

Is there anyone you would like to thank or recognize, or who helped you to prepare for the WBC?:

My team at Factory Coffee, and everyone who has supported me in practicing and participating.

How do you see the coffee industry changing in the future?:

I think the coffee industry will look to science more. For me, as a barista, I want to create value in coffee.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?:

Older but still excited.

What are your interests outside of coffee?:

Music and sleeping.

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