National Barista Championship set to launch next month
Through the Resto Expo 2018, the National Barista Championship will be organized for the first time on September 17 and 18. Previously, companies such as Sashim and Gourmet organized the barista competitions.
Head of the Mongolian Barista Association L.Delgermaa said that this year will see the first major competition that involves all baristas of coffee shops and restaurants operating in Mongolia.
During the championships, the Mongolian Barista Association will collect information on the coffee sector such as the number of baristas and coffee shops in Mongolia alongside their level of skills and further considerations on trainings. The qualifications for competing in the championships are that the baristas have to be above 19 and must be currently a barista or have experience working as one.
The participants that pass the preliminary selection will be able to compete in the championship. The winner of the competition will receive two million MNT. Furthermore, the Mongolian National Barista Championships is to be held annually under the Resto Expo.