And so the winners going through to 2010 national barista championship finals tomorrow are:
John Paul Sutton(qld), Simon James(vic), Scottie Callaghan(nsw), Tim Adams (Qld)and Mark Chandler (5 Senses Perth)
Through to the Cup Tasting final is:
Brad Nixon (2005 SA state barista champ, ex- Bar 9 'manager' and now working with 5 senses in Melbourne)
And latte art, after winging it with an entirely borrowed kit after Tiger Airways lost all her luggage:
Kirby Berlin (Maling room, canterburry, Vic)
My heart goes out to everyone who didn't make it through and a big Big BIG congratulations to those mentioned above!