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Support European Baristas at World Coffee Championships 2022 in Melbourne.

National champions from all over the world gathered in Australia for this year's Melbourne World Coffee Championships that take place from the 27th to the 30th of September. Champions compete in two categories: World Barista Championship and World Brewers Cup.

Hosted by the Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE), competitors will serve coffees to judges in front of excited coffee fans on the world stage.

The article is updated regularly to give you more news about the championships, schedule and links to performances.

As usual, we feature the European champions and below you can find a complete overview of all baristas we will see on the world's stages in both categories. In case you can't be present in Melbourne, you can watch the livestream online.

Congratulations to the 2022 World Barista Champion Anthony Douglas from Australia 🇦🇺

And to the amazing finalists:
2. Morgan Eckroth, United States
3. Claire Wallace, United Kingdom
4. Takayuki Ishitani, Japan
5. Benjamin Put, Canada
6. Patrik Rolf, Sweden

Congratulations to the 2022 World Brewers Cup Champion
Shih Yuan Hsu (Sherry) from Taiwan 🇹🇼 

And the amazing finalists:
2. Elika Liftee, United States
3. Elysia Tan, Singapore
4. Tomas Taussig, Czech Republic
5. Jhon Christhoper, Indonesia
6. Simen Andersen, Norway

Huge thanks to all the competitors for all the inspiration and beautiful emotions!

Finals of World Coffee Championships 2022:

The final open service presentations of the World Brewers Cup 2022 will happen on 30th September between 2:00 am CET and 5:30 am CET. The award ceremony will happen between 6:30 am CET to 7:30 am CET.

The final open service presentations of the World Barista Championship will happen on 30th September between 2:30 am CET and 6:30 am CET. The award ceremony will happen between 7:30 am CET and 8:00 am CET.

Finalists of the World Barista Championship 2022:

Photo credits: worldcoffeechampionships

Congratulations to the 2022 World Barista Championship finalists!

Claire Wallace, United Kingdom
– Benjamin Put, Canada
– Takayuki Ishitani, Japan
– Patrik Rolf, Sweden
– Morgan Eckroth, United States
– Anthony Douglas, Australia

Tomorrow the finals will kickoff on 30th September, 2:00am CET. Fingers crossed the most for our European Champions – Claire and Patrik!

Finalists of the World Brewers Cup 2022:

Photo credits: worldcoffeechampionships

Congratulations to the World Brewers Cup Championship 2022 finalists:

– Shih Yuan Hsu (Sherry), Taiwan
– Jhon Christhoper, Indonesia
Simen Andersen, Norway
– Elika Liftee, United States
Tomas Taussig, Czech Republic
– Elysia Tan, Singapore

Finals will kick off on 30th September from 2:30am CET! Fingers crossed the most for our European Champions – Simen and Tomas!

European Semi-finalists of World Barista Championship 2022:

Claire Wallace | United Kingdom
Rui Pedrosa | Portugal
Matteo Pavoni | Italy
Nikos Antzaras | Greece
Junior Vargas Otero | Austria
Jasper de Waal | Netherlands
Kévin David | France
Patrik Rolf | Sweden

They will join the other semi-finalists Benjamin Put | Canada, Takayuki Ishitani | Japan, Boram Um | Brazil, Michaela Ruazol-Recera | UAE, Morgan Eckroth | USA, Keith Koay | Malaysia, Anthony Douglas | Australia, Abdullah Almasan | Saudi Arabia to compete for the title of the World Barista Champion 2022!

European World Barista Championship 2022 competitors:

You can find the schedule of presentations here.

European World Brewers Cup 2022 competitors:

You can find the schedule of presentations here.

We can't wait to see all the performances and what innovative concepts and solutions will the competitors bring to the stage!