Craig Simon’s Australian Barista Championship 2014 winning performance

Here is the clip of Think Tank Coffee’s Craig Simon performing his routine in the finals of the 2014 Australian Barista Championship, at MICE (Melbourne International Coffee Expo) over the weekend.

Full result of the final is:

First place – Craig Simon, Think Tank Coffee (608)
Second place – Matt Perger, St Ali (578)
Third place – Habib Maarbani, Mocopan Coffee (553 points)
Fourth place – Sasa Sestic, Ona Coffee (552 points)
Fifth place – Hugh Kelly, Ona Coffee (550.5 points)
Sixth place – Matt Lewin, Axil Coffee Roasters (547 points)

Craig Simon extends heartfelt thanks and appreciation to Joseph Brodsky and Steve Holt from Ninety Plus Coffee for allowing him to process his own coffee at the Estate in Panama and to Pete Licata and Holly Bastin for their coaching and support.

Lastly, a massive thank you to his World Barista Championship SPONSORS, without whom it wouldn’t be possible to compete:

Pura/Preferred Milk     DaVinci Gourmet (Australia)     Cafetto     Compak Coffee Grinding Company     Tea Drop     AMC Roastery Supply     Aberdeen Paper

Craig Simon is the 2014 Australian Barista champion for 2014