Meet Wycliffe Ouma,
Wycliffe is the head barista & coffee connoisseur at Connect Coffee Roasters Workable cafe. Fresh from graduating, he joined the Connect Coffee family in 2017.
How would you describe your first cup of coffee?
“If memory serves me right, my first cup of coffee was simply amazing. The coffee was mild and sweet. I would say it somehow set the course for my career…”
Why Choose the specialty coffee scene?
“I wanted to give people the same feeling of happiness and excitement that I go from my first sip of coffee every day…”
Which skills have you perfected as a barista since joining Connect Coffee?
“I’ve experienced a great improvement in customer service, speed, and efficiency on top of the coffee extraction and brewing arts…”
Where do you see yourself in a few years’ time?
“As a coffee professional with a decade’s worth of coffee knowledge and several World Barista Championships in the belt…”
Do you have a favourite coffee drink?
“My first choice would be Café latte with NO SUGAR, that way I get to enjoy the flavour and balance of my cup with no additives.”
Give us some facts that your customers might not know about you.
“I love camping and traveling. The joy of sight-seeing and fresh air at camping sites is like no other.”
Is there anything you would wish to communicate to your fellow baristas, and those aspiring?
“Work smart, allow your passion to become your purpose and you will surely thrive beyond your expectations”
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