Project Description

Renata Khedun
9th Degree Coffee

Please tell us a little about yourself:

Hey, my name is Renata Khedun. I have been working as a barista for past 8 years and it is an honor to represent Ireland on the world stage. I love coffee and everything about coffee, especially latte art!

How did you get started in coffee?:

It was my first job when I came to Ireland.

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

2018 Irish Latte Art Championship – 1st Place
2018 Irish Cup Tasters Championship – 3rd Place
2017 World Latte Art Championship – 21st Place, Round One
2017 Irish Latte Art Championship – 1st Place
2017 Irish Cup Tasters Championship – 2nd Place
2015 Irish Latte Art Championship – 2nd Place
2014 Irish Latte Art Championship – 2nd Place

What is the most unusual vessel you have poured latte art into?:

An ice-cream cone.

What is your secret to making great latte art?:

Practice a lot and be patient.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?:

In 5 years I still see myself in coffee.

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

To my husband, he is a big support and help in this competition. To all my friends, who have been there while I was training. To the 9th degree coffee team—thank you to you all!!! X

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