Please tell us a little bit about yourself:
Born and raised in Thessaloniki. Moved to Athens at a a young age, 10 years ago. Studied journalism. My first experience with coffee was when I was 17 years old and started working in a coffee shop part time, alongside college.
Please list the coffee competitions you have participated in, what year they took place, and your results.
2017 National Cezve/Ibrik Championship – 3rd Place
What was your first amazing experience with coffee?:
Participating in my first competition related to coffee.
What’s the secret to a great Cezve/Ibrik beverage?:
Good coffee, ingredients that give a balanced flavour, and a barista that loves to make it.
What coffee-producing country most interests or excites you?:
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Where do you see yourself in 5 years?:
Working in a coffee related company and having a coffee related award
Is there anyone you would like to thank or recognise, or who helped you to prepare for the CIC?:
I would like to thank my mentor and friend, who has been by my side and inspired me until the very end of the National Ibrik competition—my coach Angelica for the sleepless nights we had practicing, and for all her help; and my dear friend Vagelis Vasilakakis, for his support and encouragement.