Pete Licata calls Australia home

Pete Licata has made a permanent sea change to the coffee city so many international baristas dream of. He talks about his new career focus and why education is key to the next generation of talent. Melbourne will always be held in the highest esteem for coffee competition veteran Pete Licata. It’s the city where he won the 2013 World Barista Championship (WBC), the city that made him a household name, and the city he now calls home. Six years on from his championship win, Pete and his family have made the move from Kansas City to Melbourne, with Pete accepting the role of Research and Development Coffee Consultant with Veneziano Coffee Roaster’s parent company Nomad Coffee Group. Read More