Durban man crowned best Starbucks barista in EMEA

Durban man crowned best Starbucks barista in EMEA

Teddy Nzama has put South Africa on the map after being crowned the best barista at an international competition that took place last week in London. 

Teddy Nzama
Teddy Nzama/ Instagram @emeacoffeeteam

Teddy, who works at Starbucks in Florida Road, Durban, came out tops, beating 15,000 other Starbucks employees. He has been crowned the best barista across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA).

This is after he battled it out with 29 finalists. 

The competition took place over three days in London. The finalists competed for the best latte. 

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The video below shows Teddy doing his magic - latte in an apple:

How amazing is that?!

Messages of congratulations have been pouring in for the champion on social media.

Image courtesy/ Instagram @emeacoffeeteam

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