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.
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…
The 9th Cezve/Ibrik Championships are taking place at the Gulfood event in Dubai, UAE. After four full days of competition and performances from 19 international competitors, the judges have confirmed that Konstantinos...
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