Cafes El Tostader
Please tell us a little about yourself:
I have been competing in the barista championships from the age of 16, and last year placing in 7th at the Semi-Finals of the Brazil World Latte Art Championship.
How did you get started in coffee?:
I got started in coffee by competing in barista championships.
Please list the coffee competitions you have participated in, what year they took place, and your results:
National Latte Art Champion 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019
World Latte Art Championship 2014 – 14th Place (Round One)
World Latte Art Championship 2015 – 24th Place (Round One)
World Latte Art Championship 2018 – 7th Place (Semi-Finals)
I have competed in more competitions as a barista.
What are you excited to do in Berlin?:
Enjoy it with my barista friends and share experiences.
What is the most unusual vessel you have poured latte art into?:
What is the secret to great latte art?:
Consistency, work, effort and learning from others
What are your interests outside of coffee?:
Travelling and getting to know the world.
Where do you see yourself in five years?:
Helping other baristas fulfil their dreams.
Is there anyone you would like to thank or recognize, or who helped you to prepare for the WLAC?:
My trainer, Andreea; and my company, Cafes El Tostadero. Thanks to them I can pursue my dream and without them, it would not be possible to be in this world championship. Also thank you to my milk pitcher sponsor, Sergio Carreño.