Mixed Barista Arts

Mixed Barista Arts

The 2nd edition of Mixed Barista Arts will take place from 7 – 10 May 2019 during HOFEX.

Debuted in May 2017, Mixed Barista Arts (MBA) is a contest challenging baristas all over Asia with a full spectrum of barista skills. Different from the traditional barista contests, contestants at MBA will be challenged in all aspects from assembling a grinder, making a shot within a designated time, creating the best latte art, to cooperating with the team efficiently while engaging with the customers.  Only with splendid performances in all challenges will the barista win the game!

Call for Application

MBA is one of the most anticipating events not only for the baristas but also industry players and coffee lovers who appreciate high-level barista arts. The contest is well recognised in the industry and attracts both established and young baristas to take the challenge.

Deadline for application: 4pm, 18 April 2019

Event Programme

29 April – 2 May (Monday – Thursday)
MBA Heats

3 May (Friday)
MBA Semi Finalists Announced

7 – 9 May (Tuesday – Thursday)
MBA Semi Finals
Announcement of Finalists (9 May afternoon)

10 May (Friday)
MBA Grand Final
Awards Ceremony

Prize & Award

Champion: Trophy & HK$20,000 Cash Prize
1st Runner up: Trophy & HK$10,000 Cash Prize
2nd Runner up: Trophy & HK$5,000 Cash Prize

The Four Challenges 

Download score sheets to better prepare for the contest!

Co-Organiser


Official Espresso Machine


Official Coffee Grinder


Sponsors

Coffee Cup Sponsor


Accessories Sponsor


Coffee Sponsor


Organiser:

Major Supporters:

CONTACT

For competition details, rules and regulations:

Redback Specialty Coffee
Units B&C, 18/F Success Industrial Building,
17 Sheung Hei Street, San Po Kong, Kowloon

  Mr Dennis Cheung
  +852 2472 3603
  +852 2472 3602
  [email protected]

For sponsorship:

UBM Asia
17/F China Resources Building, 26 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong

  Mr Derek Lau
  +852 2827 6211
  [email protected]

WINNERS 2017 

CHAMPION – Mok Hoi Pang

1ST RUNNER-UP – Brian Cheng, Coffee Engineering Company Ltd.

2ND RUNNER-UP – Fong Chi Yin, Studio Caffeine