Gwilym Davies (barista)

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Barista Gwilym Davies at the WBC.

Gwilym Rhys Davies, (born February 1967) is a British barista.

Davies was born in Cheltenham, England, and grew up in Leeds, Yorkshire.[1] Davies took the World Barista Championship crown in Atlanta, USA in April 2009.[2] Becoming well known for his coffee carts on Whitecross Street and Columbia Road[3] as well as having started the Prufrock coffee concession in Present on Shoreditch High Street.[4] Gwilym now runs a café and training facility on Leather Lane, London. Since 2013 Gwilym lives in Jílové u Prahy, Czech Republic with his wife, the Czech barista Petra Veselá.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gwilym Davies in podcast bio recorded at his Whitecross Market coffee cart". astarbarista.blogspot.com. 14 April 2008. Retrieved 9 January 2011. 
  2. ^ "Briton Crowned Generalissimo of Coffee". Reuters Press. 20 April 2009. Retrieved 9 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "Tracking World Barista Champion Gwilym Davies & best street coffee in London". Young & Foodish. 23 May 2009. Retrieved 9 January 2011. 
  4. ^ "Prufrock's website". Prufrock. 9 January 2011. Retrieved 9 January 2011. 

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