Hi, I’m Jack O'Connor! Originally from the vibrant city of Bristol, England, I moved to the Netherlands last year, and now call Eindhoven home. By day, I'm delving into the world of coffee as a roastery assistant. My passion project, Brews and Beats, blends specialty coffee with curated albums for an immersive experience.
Celeste Wong is The Girl in the Café. She also produce films, create content, consult cafes and brands on marketing strategies, test a lot of top line coffee equipment and have her own brand of TGITC coffee beans which she collaborate closely with a Roaster in London (Code.194 coffee ) supplying cafes, homes, production companies and offices in the UK.
Hi! My name is Jeff Foster. I am from Archdale, NC. I founded Bush Hill Coffee Co. as a passion project to bring coffee and music together for a different kind of experience. I am a coffee roaster and an artist, so this is an extension of the passions I love.
My name is Lloyd Meadows, I live and grew up in Castlemaine; a regional town in central Victoria, about an hour and a half’s drive from Melbourne. I own and run a little specialty coffee shop called Tortoise Espresso, that I opened almost 4 years ago
My name is Morgan von Mantripp (the Von of Von and Vonnie). I’m from Wales, which is a small country in the United Kingdom. Right now, Yvonne and I are working on setting up our own coffee roastery and café in Porto, Portugal. I have worked within the coffee industry and community in a variety of roles, most recently at SO Coffee Roasters.
I'm Daniele Ricci, 2023 World Barista Champion Runner-Up, I'm 25 and I was born in Italy, but I live in Switzerland, where I moved after two years in Amsterdam. I'm currently working as head-barista and responsible for quality check for MAME Specialty Coffee, in Zurich, as well as trainer and R&D consultant for a few companies all over the world.
I am Aurore Ceretta, originally from the south of France and this year’s Cup Tasters Champion of Germany. I left my hometown of Toulouse in 2009 to study German literature and history. Instead of following this path, however, I moved to Freiburg, Germany, to open a café with my husband Philip Weller in 2013.