Wendelien van Bunnik is a Dutch barista working at Single Estate Coffee Roasters in The Hague. Besides working shift behind the bar and at the roastery, she dedicated the last few years becoming the active competition barista. She became the Dutch Barista Champion 2019, representing The Netherlands at World Barista Championships in Boston. Then, she took a short flight to London in November 2019 and became the World AeroPress Champion!
“The most terrible thing about competing is also the thing that makes it so addictive and so amazing because that's the stuff that pushes you to do better next time.”
You will hear Wendelien van Bunnik talk about:
Wendelien's coffee story in a nutshell
Reasons to join the barista competitions and motivation to keep competing
The importance of support from family & employers to succeed
Implementing elements of barista competition routine into everyday work at a cafe or at the roastery