Project Description

Lina Vitrenko
Illusione Roasters

Please tell us a little about yourself:

Hey! My name is Lina and I passionate about coffee. My coffee story began 5 years ago, when I worked as a barista. Now I’m the head of quality at Illusione Roasters in Ukraine. My passion lies in any form of sensory experience. What could be better in life than feelings? I’m here to share my experience and to represent Ukraine in the world’s best coffee scene again ♥

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

2017 Ukrainian Brewers Cup – 20th Place
2017 Ukrainian CTC – 1st Place
2017 World CTC – Quarter-Finalist
2018 Ukrainian Brewers Cup – 3rd Place
2018 Ukrainian CTC – 1st Place

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

Have fun and share my experience.

What is your favorite coffee to cup?:

Any kind of specialty coffee!

What are your interests outside of coffee?:

Sensory experiences, music, marketing, and skateboarding

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

I would like to thank all of the Ukrainian coffee people!

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