Ben Put of Calgary’s Phil and Sebastian Coffee Roasters has won the Canadian National Barista Championship, one of the first national coffee championships leading to the World Barista Championship. A competition veteran, Put took second place in last year’s Canadian championship behind Phil and Sebastian colleague Jeremy Ho.
The two-day Canadian championship took place during the Oct. 20-21 Canadian Coffee & Tea Show in Vancouver.
Here are full results for this year’s Canadian Championship:
1st – Ben Put (Phil and Sebastian)
2nd – Cole Torode (Rosso Coffee Roasters)
3rd – Keaton Ritchie (Myriade)
4th – Megan Feniak (Phil and Sebastian)
5th – Morgan Allen (Caffe Artigiano)
6th – Tristan Mapstone (Fernwood Coffee)
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