February 2018 in National Coffee Competitions

February 2018 in National Coffee Competitions

Here is our recap of the winners of national coffee competitions from around the world in collaboration with World Coffee Events (WCE) for the month of February 2018. These dedicated coffee competitors have earned the right to represent their country in coffee competitions at the international level. For more information on upcoming world championships and the athletes who will be participating, visit the WCE website at https://www.worldcoffeeevents.org.

Canada Coffee in Good Spirits & Latte Art Championships: February 27, 2018

National Champions: Graham Hayes (Coffee in Good Spirits), David Kim (Latte Art)
Licensed National Body: Specialty Coffee Association – Canada Chapter

Germany Barista & Latte Art Championships: February 27, 2018

National Champions: Nicole Battefeld (Barista), Carlo Graf von Bülow (Latte Art)
Licensed National Body: Specialty Coffee Association – German Chapter

Poland Latte Art Championship: February 23, 2018

National Champions: Agnieszka Rojewska
Licensed National Body: Specialty Coffee Association  – Poland Chapter

Mexico Latte Art Championship: February 22, 2018

National Champions: Israel Jimenez Hernandez
Licensed National Body: Asociacion Mexicana de Cafes y Cafeterias de Especialidad A.C.
Host: Expo Café y Gourmet Show

Sweden Barista, Brewers Cup, Cup Tasters, Latte Art, & Roasting Championships: February 22, 2018

National Champions:Matt Winton (Barista),Patrik Rolf (Brewers Cup),Christoffer Landström (Cup Tasters),Alexandros Datsos (Latte Art), Joanna Alm (Roasting)
Licensed National Body: Specialty Coffee Association  – Sweden Chapter

Japan Coffee in Good Spirits & Latte Art Championships: February 20, 2018

National Champions: Yoshi Kato (Coffee in Good Spirits), Shinji Hayashi (Latte Art)
Licensed National Body: Specialty Coffee Association of Japan
Host: Hoteres Japan 2018

Switzerland Cup Tasters Championship: February 18, 2018

National Champions: Evelyn Rosa
Licensed National Body: Specialty Coffee Association  – Swiss Chapter

Romania Cezve/Ibrik Championship: February 10, 2018

National Champion: Cristalenia Sofan
Licensed National Body: Specialty Coffee Association  – Romania Chapter

Greece Barista, Brewers Cup, Coffee in Good Spirits & Latte Art Championships: February 9, 2018

National Champions: Michalis Katsiavos (Barista), Stathis Koremtas (Brewers Cup), Manos Mamakis (Coffee in Good Spirits), Michalis Karagiannis (Latte Art)
Licensed National Body: Specialty Coffee Association  – Greece Chapter
Host: Horeco Expo

Panama Barista Championship: February 1, 2018

National Champion: Benjamin Roque
Licensed National Body: Specialty Coffee Association  – Panama Chapter
Host: Menu Panama – Gastronomic + Wine show

Are you a licensed WCE National Body representative? Don’t forget to submit your post-event reports to be featured in our monthly recaps: https://www.worldcoffeeevents.org/national-body-forms/