October 7 - 9, 2022 / Metropolitan Pavilion
21 July 2016
Contenders Announced for Coffee Masters New York 2016

It's time. After weeks of deliberation and having watched hours of footage, we can now reveal the final 16 contenders for this year’s Coffee Masters competition.

They’ve brewed, ground, poured, and sweated in order to impress an expert panel. Now, here they are...


Name: Rie Hanao
Representing: Koppi
From: Sweden



Name: Simon LewthwaitE
Representing: Caravan Coffee Roasters




Name: Nick Mabey
Representing: Assembly Coffee
From: UK



Name: Isaac Kim
Representing: ONA Coffee
From: Australia



Name: Yuko Inoue
Representing: Timberyard
From: UK



Name: Stephen Davidson
Representing: Blue Bottle Coffee 
From: US



Name: Michael Butterworth
Representing: quills Coffee
From: US



Name: Manuel Borsato
Representing: Climpson & Sons
From: UK



Name: Reef Bessette
Representing: saint Frank Coffee
From: US



Name: Josip Drazenovich
Representing: IN GOOD COMPANY
From: US



Name: Jennifer Custard-Jarosz
Representing:Intelligentsia Coffee
From: US



Name: Erika Lee Vonie
Representing: Variety Coffee Roasters
From: US



Name: Kristyn Wade
Representing: corvus Coffee
From: US



Name: Dylan Siemens
Representing: Onyx Coffee Lab
From: US



From: US



Name: Penelope Hearne
Representing: Toby's Estate
From: US



​A massive congratulations to all the contenders!

To learn more about the competition including prize details, how it works and the disciplines, head over to the Coffee Masters' What's On Page here

And, make sure you're there to cheer on your favorite barista by buying your ticket now!

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