Project Description

Daniel Horbat
Coffee Laboratory

Please tell us a little about yourself:

Hi my name is Daniel, and I’ve worked with coffee for almost 14 years. I’m a barista trainer and I love to meet new people every day and share my passion with them.

How did you get started in coffee?:

As a college job.

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

2015 Irish Latte Art Championship – 8th Place
2016/2018 Irish Latte Art Championship – Finalist
2016/2018 Irish Cup Tasters Champion
2018 London Coffee Master – 3rd Place

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

Enjoy the Brazilian summer and drink some caipirinhas:).

What is your favorite coffee to cup?:

All specialty coffees are lovely to cup. My favourite are Kenyan and Ethiopian coffees.

What are your interests outside of coffee?:

Sports and music.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?:

Still working with coffee and maybe own my coffee shop.

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

I would love to thank Alin Gireada for helping me prepare for this competition and to my fiancé for all the love and support.

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