TLR’s Khun Jay Wins Southern Thailand Regional Round of Barista Championship

By Atthaphon Sae-Tan (Paul)

The Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort’s (TLR) Khun Sutthipong Yodbudth (Jay) walked away with the overall trophy and the Best Espresso award in the final round of the regional qualifiers of the Thailand Indy Barista Championship.  The regional event was held at Central Plaza Surat Thani under the association of Aroma Group Ltd. to find the best barista or coffee maker in the southern region of Thailand, with the winner representing the region in the national championships to be held in Bangkok in February 2015.

Joining Khun Jay at the regional event were two other representatives from the Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort: Khun Piyapong Nangsui (Doi) and Khun Prasit Chompoosri (Jimmy).

Khun Jay shows off his barista skills  in the final round

Khun Jay shows off his barista skills
in the final round

Khun Jay proudly displays his winning trophy

Khun Jay proudly displays his winning trophy

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