Prairie Regional Barista Competition

April 14, 2008

This coming May 24th – 25th, Fratello will be hosting the first ever Prairie Regional Barista Competition. This is an event sanctioned by the Canadian Barista Academy and the 3 winners of the PRBC will go on to compete in the Canadian National Barista Championship with that winner representing all of us at the WBCDATES:

  • Barista Jam: May 17th
  • Judges Certification Workshop: May 23rd
  • Competition Qualifying Rounds (16 competitors): May 24th 10:00am to 4:00pm
  • Finals & Award Presentation (8 competitors): May 25th 10:00am to 2:00pm

Baristas must compete in one of the 2008 Canadian Regional Championships in order qualify for entry into the Canadian National Championship. Baristas working in cafes, restaurants and foodservice establishments in each region are encouraged to sign up. One registrant per company (see rules and regulations). For rules, information and registration visit or or call: 416-784-5210

We highly recommend that if you are interested in competing – that you sign up quickly as there is a maximum of 16 competitors.

Also – they are in need to volunteers to be a competition Judge !!  This is a great way to get involved – please contact Les Kuan at to sign up.