Teddy’s Journey


The Life of a Champion

As we crown a new EMEA Barista Champion, Cynthia Khattar from Lebanon, we took a trip to South Africa to catch up with the partner passing Cynthia the golden pitcher and purple apron: Teddy Nzama.

Teddy scooped the title of best barista across Europe, the Middle East and Africa in 2019 and held the title for nearly 24 months.

What was Teddy’s life like before Starbucks, how did he become a champion, and what has been happening since? This is Teddy’s journey…

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