Project Description

Simone Cattani
Coffee Training Academy

Please tell us a little about yourself: 

I’m 39 years old, I was born in Verona and I work there for Coffee Training Academy.

How did you get started in coffee?:

8 years ago I met a passionate barista, my coach, and he open the doors to the world of coffee.

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

Italian Ibrik Competition 2017, 2018, 2019 – 1st Place
Cezve/Ibrik Competition 2017 – 4th place, 2018 – 5th Place

What’s the secret to a great Cezve/ Ibrik beverage?:


What are you excited to do in Berlin?:

I’m excited to visit a beautiful city, and meet the coffee community and a lot of other champions.

What was your first amazing experience with coffee?:

My first competition which was latte art, and in 2015.

Which coffee-producing country most interests or excites you?:


What are your interests outside of coffee:?

Family and volleyball.

Where do you see yourself in five years?:

Still in the coffee community, of course.

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

My coach, Davide.