Project Description

Dusan Pavelka
Slovakia
FACH Bratislava

Please tell us a little about yourself: 

I’m 29 and have been working with coffee for last 7 years.

How did you get started in coffee?:

Maybe by accident, maybe it was destiny.

Please list the coffee competitions you have participated in, what year they took place, and your results:

2018 Slovak Barista Championship – 2nd
2017 World Aeropress Championship – n/d
2017 Slovak Aeropress Championship – 1st

What are you excited to do in Berlin?:

To meet coffee professionals and enthusiasts from all over world, enjoy the show with friends, and get some new inspiration.

What was your first amazing experience with coffee?:

My first filter coffee prepared with no experience, and with YouTube as a guide at home. The first sip was life-changing.

Besides your own competition drink, do you have a favorite cocktail?:

Mezcal negroni, negroni twists in general.

What coffee-producing country interests or excites you most?:

Colombia.

What are your interests outside of coffee?:

Good food, good drinks, good life.

Where do you see yourself in five years?:

Who knows… there is a lot I want to do.

Is there anyone you would like to thank or recognize, or who helped you to prepare for the WCIGS?:

Firstly my girlfriend, she helps me to become better person everyday. All my friends and colleagues and family, who’ve helped me to be here.

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