Nicky Voon Pei Xin
103 Coffee Workshop
Please tell us a little about yourself:
I used to be a part-time barista as I was still studying. After graduating, I came to 103 Coffee Workshop as a full-time barista. I kept on learning and practicing, hoping to myself that I could be on the Malaysia Latte Art Championship stage one day. My dream came true and I became the 2019 Malaysia Latte Art Champion.
How did you get started in coffee?:
A friend recommended me to try coffee out.
Please list the coffee competitions you have participated in, what year they took place, and your results:
2018 Ivy X Ghost Bird Thorwdown Champion
2019 Malaysia Latte Art Championship Champion
What are you excited to do in Berlin?:
To be on the world stage, making friends with baristas from all around the world.
What is the most unusual vessel you have poured latte art into?:
An egg shell.
What is the secret to great latte art?:
What are your interests outside of coffee?:
Where do you see yourself in five years?:
As a successful barista with the option to go around the world, sharing my experience and continuing to learn from others around the world.
Is there anyone you would like to thank or recognize, or who helped you to prepare for the WLAC?:
My head coach, Irvine Quek for guiding me; and my company 103 coffee workshop, for supporting me.