Danilo Lodi has been drinking stolen coffee from relatives since he was 3 years old. He started working as a barista in 2004 doing catering events. After a year, he was already helping as an instructor in barista classes. Between 2008 and 2011, he gained extensive experience in the food industry doing barista training and roasting coffee around Latin America, especially in the South Cone coffee market.
In 2011, he was the first Brazilian to be a certified judge for World Barista Championship. In 2013, he became a WCE Representative.
Danilo is focused in training people in barista skills, promoting upselling and cross-selling of specialty coffee – green and roasted, development of personalized menu and coffee roasting profiles.