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Vocational-skills competition to be held for Kunming baristas

Updated:2017-12-01 20:13:08   english.yunnan.cn

The Kunming Baristas Vocational-Skills Competition, also part of the successive Innovative Skill Contests for Kunming Startups, will take place in Chenggong District on December 6-8, according to Kunming Municipal Human Resources and Social Security Bureau.

As of now, more than 40 baristas has signed for the vocational competition, and judges are all coffee experts who are expected to pick out excellent Kunming baristas in accordance with international rules. Stuff members with the Kunming bureau are gearing up to the event.

"It is the first time that Kunming has organized a vocational skill competition exclusively for the baristas,” said Zhang Lijuan, Director of the Vocational Capacity Building Department of the Kunming bureau. 

Zhang added the event aims to identify and cultivate more excellent baristas, while boosting the coffee industry in Yunnan. 

The competition is divided into the preliminary and the final, and contestants will show their skills in making the espresso, the latte and others. A kilogram of coffee beans has been given out to each contestant for practice.

Reporting by Liu Rong and Zhu Hai; translating by Eric Wang

Keywords:   competition Kunming baristas
Editor: Eric Wang