Hoony Chae

NZ Latte Art Champion Hoony Chae hits new heights

New Zealand Latte Art Champion Hoony Chae relives his World Coffee Championship experience and why reality can bite. Often, the journey is as important as the destination. Especially when it takes 26 hours and four flights to get from New Zealand to Berlin for the World Coffee Championships. I talked to Hoony Chae about his experience representing NZ at the World Latte Art Championship (WLAC) in June.
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Alan Bruce and Hoony Chae claim NZ Cup Tasters and Latte Art Championship titles

The New Zealand Specialty Coffee Association (NZSCA) has crowned Alan Bruce of Flight Coffee Roasters and Hoony Chae of Mojo Coffee as its new Cup Tasters and Latte Art Champions in competitions held on 3 and 5 May. In the final round of the NZ Cup Tasters Championship, held at Ozone Coffee Roasters in Auckland, Alan sored a perfect 8/8 in 2.07 minutes.
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