Barista Awards 2016

2016 Columbus Baristas Of The Year

The 2016 Columbus Coffee Barista Champs were held at our Columbus Coffee Roastery in Ellerslie, Auckland with co-founder of Columbus Coffee and Roast Master David Burton as Master of Ceremonies. The evening saw a fantastic effort by our baristas competing for the top spots, with superb coffee, latte art and excellent customer service skills shown.

Taking out the top title was Sam Laurie from Columbus Coffee Riccarton. Second place went to Brittany Chez Cox from from Columbus Coffee at Whangarei MEGA third place went to Leo Rojas from Columbus Coffee Gate Pa. Our People’s Choice Award also went to Leo Rojas from Columbus Coffee Gate Pa.


Brittany Chezcox

Columbus Coffee Mitre 10, Whangarei


Sam Laurie

Columbus Coffee Riccarton


Leo Rojas

Columbus Coffee, Gate Pa

People's Choice Winner
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