Introducing the 2019 National CHAMPIONS

24 Feb 2019 | Coffee Competitions, Competitions, Nationals, News

Introducing the 2019 National Champions as crowned during SCASA’s National Coffee Competitions at Ballito’s Lifestyle Centre in KwaZulu-Natal, 24 February 2019.

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BARISTA CHAMPION Harry Mole (TriBeCa Coffee)

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LATTE ART CHAMPION Christopher Abrahams (Ciro)

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CUP TASTERS CHAMPION Thabang Maluleka (Ciro)

Barista Specialty Awards (as determined in Semi-Final Round)
Best Technical & Best Signature Drink: Khulekani Mpala (Wiesenhof)
Best Milk Beverage: Ishan Natalie (Starbucks SA)
Best Espresso: Neil Gouws (Origin Coffee Roasters)

2019 Barista Placement
1. Harry Mole – TriBeCa Coffee
2. Trevor Fitz – Beethoven Coffee Company
3. Neil Gouws – Origin Coffee Roasters
4. Ishan Natalie – Starbucks SA
5. Khulekani Mpala – Wiesenhof
6. Kgune Dlamini – Lineage Coffee

2019 Latte Art Placement
1. Christopher Abrahams – Ciro
2. Rodney Swartz – Champs Musical Coffee Shop Productions

2019 Cup Tasters Placement
1. Thabang Maluleka – Ciro
2. Donovan McLagan – Urban Espress Coffee Company

Photos: The Coffee Magazine