Project Description

Jani Mikkonen
Artisan Café

Please tell us a little about yourself: 

I’m Jani and I work at Artisan Café in Helsinki as head roaster and barista. Coffee has been part of my life as long as I can remember, it brings a big smile to my face everyday!

What are you excited to do in Boston?:

To see all the coffee people from around the world!

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

National Brewers Cup Champion 2018 & 2019
World Brewers Cup 28th 2018

How do you see the coffee industry changing in the future?:

Hopefully customers will be more and more quality orientated.

Where do you see yourself in five years?:

Working with coffee, but other than that it’s hard to say.

What are your interests outside of coffee?:

Ice climbing/climbing, mountaineering, backcountry skiing, and enjoying time in nature.

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

Each and everyone of you who made this possible!