SCAE UK Chapter and UK Coffee Events are pleased to announce the results of the 2013 UK Barista Championships Final which took place on Sunday 28 April at The London Coffee Festival hosted by Allegra
Congratulations to John Gordon – Operations Manager for Square Mile Coffee Roasters who has become only the second person to win the UK Barista Championships 3 times (2010, 2011 and 2013), joining Simon Robertson 2002, 2003, 2005) in the history books.
Union Hand-Roasted Best Newcomer
The winner of the Union Hand-Roasted Best Newcomer award for 2013 is Chee Wong (Taylor St Baristas)
Chee reached the final in his first year of competition and will accompany the Union Hand-Roasted green buyers on a trip to Origin within the next 12 months
Last years winner James Bailey has recently returned from a trip to Rwanda and is already planning a return to origin as soon as possible.
For photographs from the 2013 UK Barista Championships Semifinal click the image below
image courtesy of Glenn Watson (coffee-photography.com)
Trophy lovingly crafted by UK Coffee Events Sponsor Reg Barber (coffeetamper.com)
More images and a round-up of the UK Coffee Events held at The London Coffee Festival to come over the next few days…