Project Description

César Bermejo
Brew Coffee Company

How did you get started in coffee?:

I started in 2013 by studying at Escuela Venezolana del Cafe (Venezuelan Coffee School)

Please list the coffee competitions you have participated in, what year they took place, and your results:

Panama Brewers Cup 2017 – 1st Place
Panama Barista Championship 2016 – 3rd Place

What are you excited to do while you are in Brazil?:

Winning the championship and learning about the local culture

What was your first amazing experience with coffee?:

When I taste my first cup of Panama Geisha.

What is your favorite coffee brewing method and why?:

I do not have a favourite method, but the one I use the most is V60 because it allows more control.

What coffee-producing country most interests or excites you?:

Venezuela and Kenya.

What are your interests outside of coffee?:

Bread, surfing, and Business.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?:

I’m not sure yet.

Is there anyone you would like to thank or recognize, or who helped you to prepare for the competition?:

My wife and my brother.