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Local Winners of the Bartenders & Baristas Challenge 2024

We introduce you to the best bartenders and baristas from each Local Final; contenders for the title of the Bartenders & Baristas Global Final 2024. Don't miss their cocktails!

Alemania

México

Brasil

Estonia

Guatemala

United States of America

Perú

Colombia

Costa Rica

What now? BARTENDERS & BARISTAS GLOBAL FINAL

Our ten finalists will travel to Cartagena, Spain is the birthplace of Licor 43, making it the perfect setting for our incredible Global Final.


CHECK OUT WHAT WE HAVE PLANNED

The prize for the Global Winner

Claim your spot as one of the world’s best bartenders or baristas. You’ll win a flight, tickets and hotel accommodation for two BCB fairs, worth up to €5,000 International media coverage worth €1,000. You’ll also share your expertise as part of the global jury for the 2025 competition, and be invited to international events throughout 2024 as a Licor 43 guest bartender.

THE JURY

You will have to prepare your cocktail in front of three internationally renowned jury who will evaluate your creation on taste, presentation and creativity.

SPANIARD BERNABEU

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.

MERIJN GIJSBERS

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.

YEFERSON AVILA

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.

GAVIN WRIGLEY

GLOBAL HOST

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.