Project Description

Cristalenia Sofan


Please tell us a little bit about yourself:

My name is Cristalenia, I am from Bucharest, Romania. I like to enjoy the simple things in life that makes me happy. I am a coffee lover, music lover and I like to travel, to meet new people.

Please list the coffee competitions you have participated in, what year they took place, and your results.

Bucharest Coffee Festival 2017, Ibrik Championship – First Place

Cezve/Ibrik Championship 2017 Budapest – Semifinals

Bucharest Ibrik Championship 2018 – First Place

What was your first amazing experience with coffee?:

When I was little. I don’t know… I was around 10 years old, with my grandpa when he asked me if i want to prepare his coffee, wich was his favourite morning beverage.

What’s the secret to a great Cezve/Ibrik beverage?:

Do it with passion, or don’t do it at all.

What coffee-producing country most interests or excites you?:

Well…Ethiopia is one of them.

What are your interests outside of coffee?:

Making people happy.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?:

Well…I don’t know how to respond to this one at the moment, but I know for sure that I will still work with coffee.

Is there anyone you would like to thank or recognise, or who helped you to prepare for the CIC?:

To my coach and to my manager, thank you!