KZN Coffee Competition Finals & Results May 03 2015


Top 6 (left to right): Bruce Manning, Tim Krynauw, Wency Masawi, Craig Charity, Musa Magwaza, Craig Sampson

Well another competition has come to an end and we want to take this moment to not only announce who won what, but to thank all our sponsors, organisers, judges, and volunteers. Thank you, as well, to the Coffee & Chocolate Expo for hosting us!

So let's begin with the Top 6 baristas.

1st : Craig Charity
2nd : Tim Krynauw
3rd : Craig Sampson
4th : Bruce Manning
5th : Musa Magwaza
6th : Wency Masawi


Alessandro congratulating Craig Charity on his 2015 KZN Barista Champ title

The Latte Art finals were down to Sandile Cele and Wency Masawi, and the 2015 winner is....
Sandile Cele from Famous Brands.


Elated Sandile Cele on his Latte Art win

The cup tasters competition came down to 4 competitors but the winner had to be crowned, so a big congrats to...
Bernard Muneri.


Gerald Charles congratulating Cup Tasters winner Bernard Muneri

The specialty winners are chosen from the first two days of the competition, so every barista gets a chance.

Best Cappuccino : Sphelele Mbambo from Gloria Jeans
Best Espresso & Cappuccino : Craig Charity
Best Technical : Craig Sampson 

Well done to all the baristas that took part this weekend. We hope you learnt a lot and had fun competing. Until the next competition, keep making great coffee.