Project Description

Tomas Laca
Coffee Source

Please tell us a little about yourself:

I come from Slovakia where I grew up but moved for Universities studies to Prague. In Prague I started to develop interest in coffee during my studies. I started to experiment by working as a barista and then worked in specialty coffee roastery during my Erasmus in Krakow. When I came back to Prague, I started to work full time in specialty coffee roastery, Coffee Source.

How did you get started in coffee?:

On Erasmus.

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

2016 Slovakia Cup Tasting – 4th Place
2017 Cup Tasting – Semifinalist
2017 Czech Brewers Cup
2018 Cup Tasting – 1st Place
2018 Brewers – 5th Place

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

I am excited about Brazil by itself! :)

What is your favorite coffee to cup?:

Depends on my mood, but Burundis at the moment.

What are your interests outside of coffee?:

Sports, books, traveling.