September 13, 2019







Sydney, Australia: Almond Breeze Barista Blend, the low sugar food service almond milk designed specifically for baristas by baristas, is proud to be hosting Sydney’s biggest World Coffee Day party to celebrate the first birthday of 

The free-ticketed party, taking place at Specialty Coffee Curators in Marrickville on Tuesday 1st October, will coincide with the crowning of the Almond Breeze 2019 Breezey Masters Champion. 

The specialist latte art competition, now in its fourth year, sees baristas from across Australia and New Zealand, showcase their latte art skills using Almond Breeze Barista Blend and vie for the esteemed mantle of the region’s best. 

In a global coup, this year’s grand final judges are three of the most well recognised and respected leaders in the international coffee industry who will all be in attendance on the night, including: 

  • Aga Rojewska, 2018 World Barista Champion 
  • Jibbi Little, 2019 Australia Latte Art Champion 
  • Lucky Salvador, 2017 Breezey Masters ‘Grand Breezey Master’ 

This year, eight talented finalists from across Australia and New Zealand will battle it out for this year’s top prize, with both first and second place-getters then earning a trip to the USA to compete at the New York Coffee Festival in October. For the first time, the ANZ representatives will then go head to head against America’s best baristas in the inaugural Almond Breeze Barista Blend World Series Coffee Smackdown. 

Almond Breeze Barista Blend Country Manager for Australia and New Zealand Michael McNulty has more surprises in store for the night of celebrations, “In addition to the two finalists heading to NYC for the ANZ vs USA smackdown, we’re adding another wildcard round for one more talented barista to secure a spot to compete in the US too. So if you fancy yourself as a whiz with the almond milk, we’d love to hear from you and see you there on the night for a chance to be a part of the team of three to head to the US!” said Michael. 1st Birthday and the Breezey Masters final will start at 6:00pmuntil 11:00pm. Entertainment will include music from a Sydney-based DJ, coffee painting with Bondi-based artist Stephen Evans and much more, as well as complimentary light snacks and beverages, including special Almond Breeze cocktails on offer. 

Launched in 2018, was created to connect people in the coffee scene and invest in the future of the industry. is now Australia and New Zealand’s leading coffee industry hub, committed to providing information and resources to the talented barista, coffee and hospitality community. 

For more information of to attend the Breezey Masters Grand Final and join in the 1st Birthday Celebrations simply head to the events page, message @BaristasForBaristas on Instagram or email the team at

Ticket link: CLICK HERE


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