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.