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WHO IS JUSTIN METCALF?
Justin Metcalf World Barista Judge™ is one of Australia’s most recognized Coffee & Café consultants. His business was developed to provide café training and to promote the specialty coffee industry in Australia and throughout the world. Concentrating initially on perfecting the skills of the Barista, Justin’s passion then led to an active involvement in the speciality roasting industry, where he has established a reputation as a Master Roaster. In 2011 Justin opened his first Coffee Roastery in Melbourne, Australia.
Justin has developed the first "Nespresso compatible" coffee capsule with his endorsement on the packaging. There are currently 4 varieties to choose from and they can be purchased over the website.
Justin began his Barista Judging career nationally in 2000. He first represented Australia in Oslo, Norway in 2002 at the World Barista Championship. In 2004 the World Barista Committee certified Justin as a WBC International Judge in Trieste, Italy. This was followed up with the honour of his selection to judge the final of the 2004 World Barista Championships.
Justin was the first Melbournian/Victorian to Judge Barista's at National & International level.
In 2005, Justin became the first Australian to be Head Judge of the World Barista Final in Seattle, USA.
The following year 2006, he was again Head Judge of the World Barista Championships in Berne, Switzerland. Justin has also judged in Australia, New Zealand, USA, Mexico, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Europe and Scandinavia.Justin is the ex Chairman and one of the three international experts to the prestigious WBC Judge and Certification Committee.
Justin’s high profile throughout the Coffee Industry has led to the establishment and development of his own signature coffees distributed by Coles Supermarket throughout all of Australia. He is currently supplying to over 1000 stores nationally. He was the first Australian specialty coffee identity to have his face and name attached to coffee in this type of environment. 100% Australian owned and 100% happy to represent Australia