SCAE UK Chapter and UK Coffee Events are pleased to announce the Top 20 Leaderboard after Regional Heat 3 hosted by Butterworth & Son at The Apex – Bury St Edmunds on 05/06 March 2013
2013 UK Barista Championships Top 20 Leaderboard
The Union Hand-Roasted Best Newcomer for the heat was Edita Chordacevic – Head Barista at Federation Coffee in London
Peter Grosvenor-Attridge who was Best Newcomer for Heats 1 and 2 relinquishes this spot but has a further chance to gain it back at the Semifinal in London
The Top 20 baristas after the conclusion of Regional Heat 4 will progress to the Semifinal of the 2013 UK Barista Championships which will take place on Saturday 27 February at The London Coffee Festival
Regional Heat 3 Results
Estelle Bright (Heads Barista at Caravan) not only took the award for Best Cappuccino but has taken the overall lead in this years UK Barista Championships with a score of 592.5.
Will Corby (Coffee Hunter at Mercanta), who missed competing in 2012 due to injury, was awarded Best Espresso and Best Signature Drink and took second place.
London based John Gordon – Operations Manager at Square Mile Coffee Roasters took the award for third place.
*John was originally awarded first place but a subsequent review of the scoresheets found that a time penalty hadn’t been taken into account.
The Top 20 has been amended to reflect the correct scores.
Regional Heat 4 – hosted by Café Trade
The next (and final) heat in the 2013 UK Barista Championships takes place at Chester Racecourse on 31March/01 April as part of the Chester Food, Drink and Lifestyle Festival, hosted by Café Trade.