WBC Countdown: Barista Champion of the Czech Republic Frantisek Rohacek

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Barista Mag: Before coffee, did you work in a different job or industry, or what did you study in school?

Frantisek: I worked as a bartender.

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BMag: How did you get started in coffee?

Frantisek: By chance.

BMag: Is there anyone you would like to thank or who helped you prepare for the WBC?

Frantisek: MyGastro and my coffee family in Czech Republic


(Please note: we are publishing as much or as little information as was submitted by the baristas. Hopefully we’ll get a chance to talk more with Frantisek in Melbourne, so we can tell you all about him!)


About the Author


Sarah Allen is co-founder and editor of Barista Magazine, the international trade magazine for coffee professionals. A passionate advocate for baristas, quality, and the coffee community, Sarah has traveled widely to research stories, interact with readers, and present on a variety of topics affecting specialty coffee. She also loves animals, swimming, ice cream, and living in Portland, Oregon.