Gloria Jean's Coffees held its third Australian Latte Art Championships last 2nd of November 2013, a bi-annual event that celebrates the talent and skill of the brand's baristas in making 'latte art.'
Six finalists went head to head in the final stage of the competition, crerating their best latte art across two macchiatos, two free pour latttes, and two designer lattes.
In the end, Mario Villamagna, a barista from Gloria Jean's Coffees Garden City store in WA, was proclaimed the winner of the event. Villamagna received a $2,000 cheque and will retain the title for two years.
Lee Hodgkins from Gloria Jean's Coffees Emerald, QLD won second place, followed by Kevin Park from Gloria Jean's Coffees Newington and Strathfield, NSW came in third.