And the finalists were...
Phuong, Matt, Ryan, Amber, Billy and Ellie
they all did amazing jobs. it was really, really impressive. the difference between last year and this year is pretty amazing.
rock star baristas... one and all.
and the Medalists were...
Ellie Hudson-Matuzak (Intelligentsia)
Phuong Tran (Lava Java)
Billy Wilson (Albina Press)
the 2005 United States Barista Champion!!