We are delighted to introduce to you the top entrants of this years Amateur Barista Championship. Some amazing passion & talent was discovered this competition, we were well and truly blown away!

Congratulations to our overall winner Katie Holman from Queensland, Australia! Thanks again to Specht Design, who will be providing Katie with a dream custom wood upgrade for her GS3MP! Check out her video below.

Overall Winner: Katie Holman
Biochemist, Brisbane QLD
Machine: GS3MP

chosen roasters: cartel roasters – geelong VIC, josie coffee – newcastle NSW


Winner of Best Production: Chris Varghese
Engineer, Croydon North VIC
Machine: Custom GS3MP

chosen roasters: industry beans VIC, ona coffee ACT


Winner of Best Latte Art: Tim Collins
Tradie, Gold Coast QLD
Machine: Linea Mini

chosen roaster: the coffee works QLD (Black Mountain Coffee – Cairns Highlands Grown)

Winner of Best Signature Drink: Anthony Sin
Hospitality, Sydney NSW
Machine: Linea Mini

chosen roaster: zest coffee NSW/VIC


Randall Magro
Design Teacher, Sydney NSW
Machine: Linea Mini

chosen roaster: allpress coffee NSW


Ryan Chase
Pilot, Brisbane QLD
Machine: GS3AV

chosen roaster: neighbourhood roasters QLD


Thank you again to all the competitors. It was incredibly challenging to pick a winner out of so many inspirational entries.

Each entrant will be receiving a merchandise pack. For further info are details about this competition please email us at home.australia@lamarzocco.com.