The championship preliminary rounds will begin in July 2022 and culminate with the UAE final's and Champion’s Ceremony in September 2022. Designed to highlight the skills and knowledge of the country’s finest baristas. Competitors will need to prepare four espressos, four milk-based drinks, and four Mochaccino themed espresso-based beverages.
More than 100 baristas from the UAE will gather for the Lavazza title and compete against each other in a test of skills, imagination, and creativity while preparing a series of beverages on stage.
The Championship is open to all coffee industry baristas, professionals, and specialty coffee enthusiasts residing in the UAE. Registration is on a first come first served basis due to limited competitor places.
The 1st prize is a trip to Turin, Italy to compete for the MENA champions title, attend a Lavazza masters coffee course at the Lavazza HQ training centre and a cash prize of AED 7500.
The 2nd prize winner will win a Gaggia Ruby Espresso Machine and AED 5000 cash prize.
The 3rd prize winner will win a Fracino Espresso Machine and AED 4000 cash.
The 4th place winner will win a Eurocoffee Professional Barista Kit and AED 2500 cash.
The 5th place winner will win a Barista Kit and AED 1500 cash.
The Eurocoffee Barista Academy provides scheduled courses and competitions for Baristas, covering all kinds of beverage preparation skills, from espresso to free poured latte art. The academy is hosted by Eurocoffee and is an official Lavazza training Centre.
We are the quality leaders, and our expert barista trainers educate hundreds of baristas every year driving quality products and exceptional experiences across all of our partner locations.
Our trainers are Lavazza certified and have many years experience within the coffee and cafe industry. They continuously support the local barista community with skills development and industry information.
The courses held at the Eurocoffee Barista Academy include details of the latest beverage trends within the global coffee community in addition to the following key topics:
-Manual Brewing and Cupping
-Barista Skills in three levels
Students of the Eurocoffee Barista Academy receive an official Lavazza certification. To learn more about these courses please fill out the an enquiry form.