Meadow Fresh NZ Barista Championship, running order announced!

Event Date: 20th July, 2017

This truly is the main event for Baristas in New Zealand, the winner will get to travel to Seoul, South Korea to compete at the World Barista Championship.

The New Zealand Barista Championship is run in close accordance with the World Barista Championship 

The Meadow Fresh NZ Barista Championships will be held in conjunction with Wellington on a Plate, the capital’s premier culinary event.

Dates:

Saturday 19 August – National heats 10:00am- 5:00pm

Sunday 20 August – Semi-final & final 9:00am – 5:30pm

Venue:

L’affare Roastery,

102-104 Adelaide Road, Newtown, Wellington

Who’s on?

The competitors are locked in & running order has been chosen by a randomiser.

Saturday 19 August, open heats:

10:30am Lesley He, Everest Cafe, Featherston

10:49am Joseph Wishnowsky, Te Papa, Wellington

11:08am Isaac Yu, 21 Grams ltd, Auckland

11:27am Alan Bruce, Flight Coffee, Wellington

11:46am Johnny Leung, JDE, Auckland

12:05pm Frank Hsu, Frank’s, Wellington

12:24pm Mike Tan, Meebz Coffee Roasters, Auckland

12:43pm Isaac Seyb, Toasted Espresso, Auckland

1:02pm Nara Lee, Independent, Auckland

1:21pm Nico Refiti, Ozone Coffee Roasters, New Plymouth

1:40pm Dove Chen, Grey St Kitchen, Hamilton

1:59pm Alex Casserly, Crafted Coffee Co, Christchurch

2:18pm Isaac Hong, Between, Auckland

2:37pm Grace Choi, McCafe, Rotorua

2:56pm Heesun Christina Lee, Eighthirty Coffee Roasters, Auckland

3:34pm Sam Laurie, Columbus Coffee Riccarton, Christchurch

Announcement of the Semi-Finalists 4:15pm

Sunday 20 August, Semi-Final, 9 competitors:

9:30am

9:50am

10:10am

10:30am

10:50am

11:10am

11:30am

11:50am

12:10am

Announcement of the top 6 1:00pm

Sunday 20 August, Final, 6 competitors:

1:35pm

2:10pm

2:45pm

3:20pm

3:55pm

4:30pm

Final announcement & trophies 5:15pm