Wimpy’s Barista competition a delight


As a way of empowering staff and celebrating their restaurant, Wimpy recently hosted its top 20 best baristas and their managers for a weekend away Barista competition. The competition is on its 4th installment and took place last week at the Goo Moremi Gorge.

But what exactly is a barista competition? A barista competition is an event in which people compete to produce the best espresso-based coffee drinks.

The top 20 baristas from across all branches went head-to-head and they were only given five minutes to prepare and serve their masterpieces to three independent Judges. The panelist of judges comprised of Managing Director at Fine Brands Eve-Tendai Mpofu, Training Coordinator at Retail Group Isaac Ranonyana and founder of Casious Café Casious Ntona who is also a former barista at Wimpy. The 10 stores were represented by one manager and barista each. The branches included Game city, Western Bypass, Riverwalk, CBD, Airport Junction, Maun, Palapye, Mahalapye, Francistown and Orapa.

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