A cezve (also known as ibrik) is a pot designed specifically designed to make a particular style of coffee that is
largely consumed in parts of Eastern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. The body can be made of metal, brass, copper, or ceramic but it features a distinctive long handle, and a brim that is designed to serve the coffee.
This event showcases the Cezve or Ibrik preparation of brewing coffee, set in a competition format that celebrates the cultural tradition. In this championship, it is encouraged that the competitors bring their own style/cultural element to their performance to showcase what is one of the oldest forms of preparing coffee.
2017 Cezve/Ibrik Championship Rules & Regulations Released, 2016 Competitor Performances Coming Soon!
Honoring the tradition and history of one of the oldest forms of coffee preparation is at the very heart of the Cezve/Ibrik Championship. Seeing the varied and modern approaches taken...
The Cezve/Ibrik Championship showcases the Cezve or Ibrik preparation of brewing coffee, set in a competition format that celebrates this cultural tradition. Competitors are encouraged to bring their own style or cultural element to their performance to…
Karthikeyan Ranjedran, a UAE-based barista of Indian origin, won in the second MENA Cezve/Ibrik Championship at the Speciality Food Festival (SFF) last month. SFF was one of three niche food events that ran from November 7-9 at Dubai World Trade Centre…
2016 Cezve/Ibrik Championship Results
Champion: Konstantinos Komninakis of Greece
2nd: Hazal Atesoglu of Turkey
3rd: Karthikeyan Rajendran of United Arab Emirates
4th: Ecaterina Szasz of Romania
5th: Jerome Jumawan of Philippines
6th: Sara Al-Ali of Saudi Arabia