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30 October - 1 November 2018    Dubai World Trade Centre

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National Barista & Latte Art Championship

National Barista & Latte Art Championship    

Join an all-star line-up of world leading coffee brands and aficionados coming together to craft precision patterns and designer coffee in various formats. Running parallel to the brand new Café & Bar segment at GulfHost, regional baristas now have the chance to compete for industry acclaim at this internationally renowned platform certified by World Coffee Events (WCE) and organized by the Specialty Coffee Association UAE Chapter (SCAE)

GulfHost2018_NationalBarista

GulfHost2018_NationalBarista

Judging Panel

Tim Sturk

Tim Sturk

 

Director of Coffee Operations at Servest Food Co. Tim is a trainer at heart who came to coffee accidentally in 2008. Since then Tim has become an industry leader in coffee training, development and education. Tim is a Head Judge for the UKBC (UK Barista Championships) and is also a certified sensory judge for the World Barista Championships since 2015.

Silvia Constantin

Silvia Constantin

Membership Chair for Barista Guild of Europe and also for the SCA Romanian Chapter. Silvia has opened the first coffee magazine in Eastern Europe.  After this, she started the SCA Romanian Chapter and started to organize Romanian barista competitions.

Edita Chodarcevic

Edita Chodarcevic

The lead educator and roaster at Union's new roasting resource and education centre, Campus, she has been an AST since 2015 as well as certifying both as a World Barista Championship and World Brewers Cup Championship Sensory judge. 

Łukasz Jura

Łukasz Jura

 

Works in Coffee Proficiency, a coffee roastery, based in Poland. Lukasz have been coaching a lot of baristas for competitions, also giving lectures and trainings. He was the winner of the Polish Barista Championships in 2007 and the World Aeropress Championships in 2009.


 

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