29 Mar '14, 5pm

The world barista championship of universities?

The world barista championship of universities?

How cool is this? The University Caterers Organisation —or, TUCO —in the UK holds its own barista competiton to keep baristas in university coffee jobs excited—that’s so awesome! The second annual Barista Skills Challenge found competitors preparing four espressos, four cappuccinos, and four signature drinks for judges—sound familiar? Sure, it’s the same sort of format as the World Barista Championship, but personally, I’m always excited to see barista contests priduced by new people with different goals—I think there’s room for a million barista competitions out there. As long as they’re keeping baristas educated and stimulated, they’re great additions to our industry. “Our role at TUCO is to support university caterers and baristas with learning and development, and this year’s Barista Competition has showcased fantastic talent, commitment, and inventiveness to rival any...

Full article: http://baristamagazine.com/blog/?p=12391

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