The Malaysia Barista Championship (MBC) is an inaugural competition that highlights the craft of baristas, encouraging the local baristas to participate in competitions to develop their skills. World Coffee Events (WCE) also officially sanctions the championship.

The objective of MBC is to highlight the skills of these baristas, promoting excellence in service, presentation as well as self-confidence. The nations champion will be able to compete in the world stage alongside some of the best baristas in the world.

Jason Loo, from the Red Bean Bag Café was crowned as Champion of MBC 2015. He represented Malaysia at the World Barista Championship (WBC) in Seattle in the month of April 2015.


The MBC returns and we are about to crown the new champion for 2016, which will see him/her represent Malaysia in WBC that will be held in Dublin, Ireland this coming June.

The MBC 2016 will be held in conjunction with Cafe Malaysia coming 14th - 16th January 2016, located in MATRADE Exhibition & Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur.