Top Latte Artist in Vancouver – The Beauty of Coffee June 19, 2018 07:19 1 Comment

August 15th, 2018


Congratulations Sua for finishing 1st and winning $1,500 in the online qualifier for the Top Latte Artist in Vancouver! WOW

The Top 16 qualifiers will compete for another $2,500 at the Live Finals, September 21st, 630pm at The NEW Kafka’s Coffee Shop by Emily Carr University

Each competitor will be filmed live by Starbeat. You can watch and vote here or see it live at Kafka’s!

Different from the online qualifier, there will be 4 expert judges. These expert judges and your votes will determine who will be champion. You can follow along and vote here.

    Tickets and more info coming soon.

    For more info follow Starbeat on instagram / facebook

    August 1st, 2018

    Here are the Results

    The top 16 are:

    1. Sua Hong from Nemesis Coffee  who wins $1,500 !
    2. Arisa Fukuhara from Hey Happy Coffee wins a $800 Voucher from Canadian Barista & Coffee Academy for their “Opening a Coffee Business” course.
    3. Lauren de Silva from Propaganda Coffee  wins a beautifully hand-crafted Reg Barber Coffee Tamper !
    4. Misaki Yoshihara from Cafe Mira
    5. Cole Trepanier from Nemesis Coffee
    6. Luka Kawabata
    7. Yasmien Khan from Nemesis Coffee
    8. Stephaine Ng from Fresh Cup Roastery
    9. Kazuma Go from Great Dane Coffee.
      1. Replacement for Kazuma is Clement Ip from Propaganda Coffee  
    10. Gavin Tong from Rocanini
    11. Kunie Ibana from Platform 7 
    12. Kyoung Jun Min
    13. Yoyo Li from Rocanini
    14. Daniel Chang from his own home 
    15. Hitomi Fukuda from Propaganda Coffee
    16. Remi Ho from Origo Club

    Hey, it’s not over yet!

    All 16 latte artists will compete at the live finals for a grand prize of $2500 and the prestigious title of Top Latte Artist in Vancouver for 2018.

    If you haven't yet, then head over to to watch the Top 30 Video Submissions here.

    Stay tuned for the 'Live' Finals to be held on September 21st. Follow us on social media or subscribe to our newsletter to be kept informed.

    We would like to officially congratulate Sua Hong @hongsuachoice from for being the 1st place qualifier in the Top Latte Artist in Vancouver contest and winning herself $1500!! It was a close battle between the Top 2 competitors yesterday with the lead constantly changing back and forth but Sua managed to be on top when time ran out. Congratulations to everyone that participated and we will announce the Top 16 qualifiers who made it to the Live Finals later today ☕☕☕☕ #starbeattalent #starbeatevents #toptalent #toplatteartist #toplatteartistinvancouver #latteart #contest #barista #baristalife #canadianbaristaacademy #thetrendybarista #coffee #coffeelover #espresso #winmoney @starbeattalent @starbeatevents @ecm_espresso @brevillecanada @cbaristaca @baristacanada

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    June 1st, 2018

    This contest is brought to you in partnership with ECM Espresso Coffee Machines Co., Breville and approved by the Canadian Barista & Coffee Academy.

    FREE to Enter – Online Grand Prize $1500!  and In-person Grand Prize $2,500 totalling $4,000 total cash up for grabs to the top latte artist! 

    The Online Qualifier competition will officially launch at Midnight on July 1st 2018 and be open for voting until July 31st 2018 at 11:59pm PST where the Top 16 voted competitors will then be announced.

    The Top 3 Qualifiers will win Cash and Prizes (Top Qualifier will win the Grand Prize of $1500) and ALL 16 Qualifiers will be invited to compete for more Cash and Prizes at a LIVE Event in Vancouver, BC with a Grand Prize of $2500! (Finals Date and Location to be announced)

    To find out more, visit