Project Description

Slava Babych
Dmitry Borisov Gastrofamily


Please tell us a little bit about yourself:

My first cup of coffee, I cooked 6 years ago my future wife, coach and mother of my son. This was a turning point in my life, and the beginning of me love for coffee . And now I am the chief barista of the 12 best restaurants in Ukraine.

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

2013 Ukrainian Barista Championship – 4th Place
2015 Ukrainian Barista Championship – 4th Place
2017 Ukrainian Coffee in Good Spirits – 2nd Place
2017 Ukrainian Barista Championship – 3rd Place
2018 Ukrainian Cezve Championship – Winner

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

More love in each cup.

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

El Salvador.

What are your interests outside of coffee?:


Where do you see yourself in 5 years?:

The father of 3 children.

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

SCA Ukraine and my family.