These are the coffee experts and enthusiasts behind the scenes.
Each person contributes to BaristaHQ.com by sharing their knowledge and love for coffee so that you can brew a better cup.
We started BaristaHQ.com to help educate people about the worlds most popular drink.
Kayla Stavridis - Head Of Marketing (Chief of Coffee)
Kayla Stavridis, is a former Starbucks barista, coffee enthusiast, and Head of Marketing for Barista HQ. She blends her professional insights with a deep passion for all things coffee. Kayla offers a unique, hands-on perspective on coffee culture and trends. You can find her sipping a cold brew with just a touch of milk on the beach in the afternoon and a Corona with lime in the evening.
Kim Fernandez - Writer
Kim Fernandez is a freelance writer whose love for coffee goes beyond just drinking it - she enjoys writing about it too. When she's not writing, you'll find her sitting in a cafe, reading a book while drinking a freshly brewed cup of joe.
Shay Weeks - Writer
Shay is a fun-loving content writer and DJ who enjoys traveling the world whenever, wherever possible. The lifeblood that makes it all attainable has always been a strong cup (or 3) of coffee.
Caitlin Shaffer - Writer
Caitlin has always had a passion for writing with years of scribbling short stories and journal entries while simultaneously sipping coffee. When Caitlin isn’t writing, she’s hopping on the first flight to a new destination, preferably one that is known for its coffee. She has had the pleasure of drinking Kopi Luwak in Indonesia, espresso in Italy, and fresh brews in Colombia.
Karmy Widjaja - Writer
Karmy grew up in Singapore before heading to wintry Boston to pursue a Hospitality Administration degree. It was there that she developed an interest in coffee - especially hot lattes which helped get her through the winter. In her later years, Karmy moved to Melbourne, fully immersing herself in the world of coffee, beans, and the roasting process. Now, Karmy resides in Perth where she's always on the hunt for the next best coffee.