Barista of the Year
Our prestigious 'Barista of the Year' competition showcases the passion, flair and technical creativity of our talented baristas the world over.
Barista of the year
One of the the most important stages on the way of barista perfectibility is participation in annual competition Barista of the Year, arranged by Costa.

The competition affords an opportunity to participants to become known and demonstrate the level of proficiency in technique of drinks preparation, communication skills, show the selfless love to the work to which they have devoted themselves.

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Kazakhstani stage
The qualifying stages are held at the beginning, during which the competition participants shall within 8 minutes prepare four drinks and conduct a self-presentation, for which two minutes are provided. Then the Kazakhstani final of competitions will be held, during which the winners from Almaty and Astana will take part.

The challenge to create own inimitable autographic drink, which is judged from viewpoint of gustatory qualities, giving and novelty is issued before participants in the last round of competition.

International stage
After local competitions, among participants from the Middle East and Africa countries, winner of the Kazakhstani stage of competition will go to the United Arab Emirates to take part in the regional final, during which the skills of participants in preparation of coffee will be judged by international team of expert judges.

The major competition final will take place in London – motherland of Costa Coffee.