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An employee of a coffee shop who prepares and serves coffee or other beverages.

[Italian, bartender : bar, bar, café (from English bar; see bar1) + -ista, -ist (from Latin -ista, -istēs, from Greek -istēs, agent n. suff).]


(Professions) a person who makes and serves coffee in a coffee bar
[C20: Italian: literally, bartender]
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Eight baristas compete for top honours at the Kempinski Hotel Ajman as part of the hotel's inaugural barista competition for all five-star hotels in the Emirate.
Charlotte Roadnight, who works at the Starbucks outlet at the service station near Brighouse, is one of only eight baristas across the country to make the national final of Starbucks' annual Barista Championship in Britain.
8220;The 2nd Philippine National Barista Championship celebrates the skills and craftsmanship of the country's professional Baristas and we encourage them to register and join the competition,” adds Mr.
THE first time I caved and called a black coffee an Americano, a part of me died that will never return THE first time I caved and called a black coffee an Americano, a part of me died that will never return but I had got sick of baristas (that's a person who pours coffee) looking at me as if I was speaking a foreign language.
The region's best baristas spilled the beans on Wednesday on exactly what it takes to make the perfect cup of coffee.
We wish him the very best and we are certain that his performance in Melbourne will bring pride to the UAE and contribute to further raising the bar of excellence for the country's baristas," he added.
Summary: The world record for the largest cappuccino ever made has been set by Croatian baristas in Zagreb.
The hope here is to gain a full time member of staff whom I will train up from scratch in the art of being a barista and get them to a standard that will rival some of the best and most experienced baristas in Newcastle.
As part of the competition, the baristas will have to prepare their very own speciality drink.
Second edition of Vietnam Barista Competition will return to showcase local baristas' expertise, creativity and talents as they vie for title of top coffee barista
He has conquered the prestigious title during the 10th edition of Brazialian Barista Competition where, from March 14th to 16th, best baristas from all over Brazil have been compared with Aurelia Competizione, official sponsor machine of WBC, in the presence of certificated international judges, in view of World Barista Championship that will take place next June, in Bogota (Colombia).