Here are the United States Barista Championship 2015 Finalists!
The semifinal round the USBC has wrapped up and now we have the names of the six baristas who will compete for the national title. It’s been an exciting competition with some amazing baristas demonstrating terrific techniques and brewing up some incredible coffees and signature drinks. As the competition continued through the first two rounds, each barista has had to complete a near-perfect performance to move on. Now we have made it to the announcement of the United States Barista Championship 2015 finalists, so we’re just one day from finding out who will win the whole thing.
The six finalists are:
Devin Chapman, Verve Coffee Roasters, Santa Cruz, California
Charles Babinski, Go Get Em Tiger, Los Angeles, California
Sam Lewontin, Everyman Espresso, New York, New York
Cole McBride, PublicUs, Las Vegas, Nevada
Michael Harwood, Ceremony Coffee, Arlington, Virginia
Sam Schroeder, Olympia Coffee Roasters, Olympia, Washington
Watch all the action tomorrow live online starting at 9:45 a.m. and find out which of the United States Barista Championship 2015 finalists will win and represent the USA in Seattle at the World Barista Championship this April.