Nikita Michelle Sarino Gundersen
Please tell us a little about yourself:
Positive and happy, love food, coffee (of course) and wine, and my friends.
How did you get started in coffee?:
By working at a coffee shop, and having the best colleagues who inspire me to challenge myself every day!
Please list the coffee competitions you have participated in, what year they took place, and your results:
2018 Norwegian National Championship – 1st Place
What are you excited to do while you are in Brazil?:
Learn and experience the culture, and explore new and exciting places.
What is the most unusual vessel you have poured latte art into?:
A bread bowl.
What is your secret to making great latte art?:
What are your interests outside of coffee?:
Food and psychology in everyday life.
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?:
Maybe living in Brazil?
Is there anyone you would like to thank or recognize, or who helped you to prepare for the competition?:
Mari Hexeberg, she was by my side and supported me through Nationals, as a competitor, but also as a friend and mentor.