Gauteng Regional Latte Art and Cup Tasters Champions! July 18 2017

What an amazing weekend! Our regional Latte Art and Cup Tasters competitors got to share the stage with the World Coffee Events All Stars and it definitely pushed them to perform at their absolute best! Well done to all who competed!

Congratulations to the new Gauteng Champions! Both winners and the runners up go through to Nationals 2018.

With guest head judge Nina Rimpl of Switzerland, the local talent lifted their game and produced some beauties in the final round.

Latte Art:
Winner - Sibusiso Makhubo, nino's south africa
Runner Up - Mbongiseni Nkomo, Time Out Cafe

It was a tough round of Cup Tasters, with 4/8 being the winning number! Debbie King took top honours, beating out the rest of the finalists who all scored 3/8. Very tight indeed!

Cup Tasters:
Winner - Debbie King, AfricaBlack Coffee Roastery & Espresso Bar
Runner Up - Thabang Maluleku, Ciro Full Service Coffee Co.

Thank you to all our sponsors who make these competitions possible: Nuova Simonelli South Africa, Koldserve Food Service Equipment/ Equipment Cafe, Ultimate Water, Vision Works SA, MONIN/ LiquidConcepts, The Coffee Magazine, Rock & Roller Coffee Culture, Fairfield Dairy