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Luca Casadei, Segafredo France trainer since 2006, won the title of “Best Barista in France” and gets on the podium for three years in a row!

After a third place in 2011 and a second place in 2012, Luca finally won the most prestigious award of the championship: this is only the last recognition of Luca’s talent and is the ticket to have the access to the worldwide competition that will be held in Melbourne (Australia) next May.

The championship took place in Lyon in January, during the SIRHA international exhibition: unmissable event for professionals in the global food service and hospitality industry.

In this challenging competition every barista prepared 4 espressos, 4 cappuccinos and 4 signatures drinks (creation based on coffee) in only 15 minutes, always aiming to the perfection in order to get the best rate from 7 judges from all over the world. From the coffee Luca created the judges have surely felt the passion, love and perfect technical skill essential to be the best Barista in France.

Luca Casadei is a member of the trainer’s team Segafredo Zanetti Espresso has in the world. Training, Innovation and Quality in the essence of our success and the one of our numerous franchises all around the world.

From all over the world colleagues and coffee lovers congratulate Luca on this great achievement, a milestone in his career, we are all sure that he will be inspiring for all the students of the Training Center…the Champions of tomorrow!