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October 7 - 9, 2022 / Metropolitan Pavilion
21 August 2015
Coffee Masters Contenders Announced
Let battle commence!

The wait is finally over and we can now reveal the incredible line-up for Coffee Masters NYC.
Let battle commence!

The wait is finally over and we can now reveal the exciting line-up for Coffee Masters NYC.

An incredible number of talented baristas from across the US and beyond submitted a one-minute signature drink video that demonstrated their passion, creativity, skill and personality - and it was no mean feat arriving at the final decision.

From established coffee champions, to total newcomers who have never competed professionally in a barista competition, we have selected twenty baristas to compete in Coffee Masters NYC at the New York Coffee Festival in September.
 

So – who will be competing at Coffee Masters NYC?
 

Bartosz Ciepaj, UK – Facebook / Freelance
Ben Morrow, Australia – ST ALi and Sensory Lab
Brandon Giles, USA – Starbucks Reserve (newcomer)
Brandon Paul Weaver, USA – Slate Coffee Roasters
Brandon Tully, USA – Underline Coffee
Buck Berk, USA – The Coffee Mob (newcomer)
Cosmin Mihailov, Romania – Bloom Specialty Coffee
Elle Taylor, USA – Amethyst Coffee
Jenna Gotthelf, USA – Everyman Espresso
Jennifer Custard-Jarosz, USA – Intelligentsia (newcomer)
John Gordon, New Zealand – Framework Coffee
Josh Littlefield, USA – Irving Farm Coffee Roasters
Josh Taves, USA – Novo Coffee
Karley Webb, USA – Four Barrel Coffee
Nathan Cochran, USA – ReAnimator Coffee
Reef Bessette, USA – Saint Frank Coffee
Ryan Fisher, USA – Commonwealth Coffee Roasters
Sapphire Courchaine, USA – Joe Bean Coffee (newcomer)
Stacey Cullen, USA – Independent (newcomer)
Steven Latham, USA – Box Kite NYC

Watch the contenders' signature drink videos.
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