Local Winners of the Bartenders & Baristas Challenge 2023
We introduce you to the best bartenders and baristas from each Local Final; contenders for the title of the Bartenders & Baristas Global Final 2023. Don't miss their cocktails!
United States of America
What now? BARTENDERS & BARISTAS GLOBAL FINAL
Our ten finalists will travel to Madrid to face an international jury and compete for the title of winner of the Global Final.
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THE PRIZE FOR THE GLOBAL WINNER
Whoever brings us the best Licor 43 & coffee cocktail in the world will win €3,000 to spend on training and materials, as well as extensive national and international media coverage (worth €1,000).
*The prize must be spent on professional courses or equipment.
You will have to prepare your cocktail in front of three internationally renowned jury who will evaluate your creation on taste, presentation and creativity.
Spanish bartender and entrepreneur with over 20 years’ industry experience in both London and Copenhagen, where he co-owns Pulp Bar and Cafe Side Hustle.
International Barista champion, trainer and consultant for his company Het Koffiegenootschap and as Alpro’s in-house barista. Merijn has been working with coffee for over 10 years, meeting new, inspirational people every day that keep him focused on how's and why's of good coffee.
29 years old bartender from Bogotá, Colombia. World Champion of B&B Challenge 2022 and World Class Colombia 2019. A gastronomist with more than 10 years of experience in the hospitality industry that runs his own company, Bar Solution, an international consulting agency for bars and restaurants.
Head of Education of the European Bartender School, consultant and owner of Speak in code #8 Top 50 Cocktail Bars 2023 in the UK and Double Down Bar.