New Zealand Barista Championship

New Zealand Barista Championship on this weekend

The New Zealand Specialty Coffee Association (NZSCA) will host the 2019 Meadow Fresh New Zealand Barista Championship at the Expressions Arts and Entertainment Centre in Upper Hutt, New Zealand from 2 to 3 February. New Zealand’s best baristas will compete on stage in an effort to win the coveted Champion title and represent their country on the world stage at the World Barista Championship in Amsterdam in June. 
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Dove Chen soars to great heights

With discipline and determination, Dove Chen made his dream a reality. He explains why competition is a learning curve and superstars exist in all facets of the industry. Dove Chen was born to be a coffee lover despite growing up in a Chinese culture that praised tea over caffeinated beans.  When Dove was just seven years old, he would steal his parent’s canned coffee when they weren’t home, and save all his pocket money to buy his own supply after school.
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