Well, it is believed that people are aware of the word Barista, and hear about it in coffee shops or the occasions of coffee. But it actually doesn't only mean the master of coffee.
Barista is orginated from Italian that meant the grades of coffee.Since 1990s, Barista has been used to call the people make espresso and relate to coffee.
The professional barista commonly take part in the worldwide coffee competition called World Barista Competition, WBC. one way valve would knows about over 50 champions representing their countries to participate this competition. They need to make four cups of espresso, cappuccino and special coffee drinks in 15 minutes. Afterwards, the judges of International Coffee Organization will leave comments and grades according to the coffee they make. In the first round of the competition, 12 distinguished contestants will be selected to the semifinal; in the second round of the semifinal, 6 outstanding contestants will be selected to the final; and the a winner will be the champion selected in the final, the champion of World Barista Competition.
Do you want to be a barista either? A sucessful barista not only owns superb brewing skill but also his own styles!
One way valve believes that drinking coffee should be like tasting wine, first smell the aroma, and then try a small bite, that you can taste the essence of it.