World’s Best Barista: Michael Phillips

World’s Best Barista: Michael Phillips Of Chicago’s Intelligentsia.

Although the WBC is over, the press coverage keeps rolling in. Here’s a nice piece from the Huffington Post on Michael.  Seems the HP has become a fan of coffee as of late.

Re-live the winning performance from the 2010 WBC

Michael Phillips – World Barista Champion 2010

America’s Region Bromance

Congrats to Mike Phillips and Raul Rodas for taking 1st and 2nd place in the WBC!

A New Champion

2010 World Barista Champion:

Mike Phillips, United States

2nd Raul Rodas, Guatemala

3rd Scott Callaghan, Australia

WBC Finalists 2010

Greece, Guatemala, USA, Australia, Ireland, Denmark.

Photo of the Semi-Finalists

Semi-Finalists!

Søren Stiller Markussen – Denmark

Raul Rodas – Guatemala

Fabrizio Sencion – Mexico

Kyle Straw – Canada

Ana Lucia Lardizabal De Hawit – Honduras

Mike Phillips – USA

Scottie Callaghan – Australia

Yara Castanho – Brazil

Thomas Schweiger – Germany

Colin Harmon – Ireland

Alejandro Mendez – El Salvador

Stefanos Domatiotis – Greece