Emulating a real working environment in a busy café, top baristas from the region will work together seamlessly in a team to serve the perfect cups of espresso-based drinks at the Barista Super Duo Challenge.

Join coffee enthusiasts and baristas from around the region as they gather to compete for this year’s podium position at the Barista Super Duo Challenge.

Competitors will be required to prepare beverages from 4 categories – Espressos, Coffee Milk Beverage, Pour Over Coffee and Coffee Cocktail within a given time frame of 18 minutes.

The competitive platform will allow baristas to enhance their beverage making skills through an exciting and challenging completion.

Panel of Judges

The challenge will be judged by a panel of 3 sensory judges, 2 technical judges and 1 head judge.

Cadence Sim
Head Judge

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Register as a Competitor

The challenge requires a team comprising of two baristas and is open to competitors from any country and gender mix based on a first-come-first-secured basis. Both baristas have to represent the same country, region, institution, organisation, professional establishment or association and must be at least 18 years of age at the time of competition.

Registration Opening Date : 1 August 2019
Registration Closing Date : 30 September 2019

Registration Fee

For Singapore Team SGD160.50 (inclusive of 7% GST)
For Overseas Team SGD150.00

Rules and Regulations

Information as at 15 July 2019

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Winners at Barista Super Duo Challenge 2018

Wong Kien Sing & Terence Tan
TAD X POPULUS, Singapore

1st Runner Up
Masahiro Aoki & Rain Lee Sook Wei
SAMA The Coffee Connector, Malaysia

2nd Runner Up
Mustakim Othmad & Siraj Salim
Dutch Colony Coffee Company, Singapore