BaxterStorey welcomes UK latte art champion

BaxterStorey baristas from locations across London recently attended a unique training session with one of the world’s top latte art champions. Dhan Tamang has held the title of UK Latte Art Champion for the past three years and was recently ranked fourth in the world following this year’s World Latte Art Championship, in Shanghai in June.

Tim Sturk, head of coffee training and development at BaxterStorey, said: “We were delighted to welcome Dhan to lead a special session for a number of our baristas who wanted to develop their latte art techniques. This unique opportunity enabled the team to build on skills including milk texturizing and patterns from one of the masters in our industry. “Quality coffee and staff development are both fundamental to our business. We have trained some of the UK’s top baristas who have gone on to dominate in the UK Barista Championships, leading the way within the sector.”

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For further information about WSH contact:

Hannah Keddie 02380 382970 – hannah.keddie@grayling.com
Holly Broadway 02380 382970 – holly.broadway@grayling.com

Notes to editors:

About BaxterStorey – BaxterStorey provides bespoke hospitality services through restaurants, café bars, deli operations and executive dining rooms for a wide range of customers. Its heritage is built on the culinary expertise and the professional training and development of its people. It employs more than 8,500 people at over 600 locations, and provides food service excellence to clients and customers in business and industry. BaxterStorey’s core principle is to serve the best quality food, sourced and prepared locally using the finest produce. Through its chef and barista academies, it provides focused and dedicated training to front line teams helping them to provide great service and build a career for life. The reach and talent of BaxterStorey’s business enables it to draw on an extensive pool of expertise within the food service sphere in the UK, providing it with a strong foundation to share and distribute best practice both locally and across the country

About Westbury Street Holdings – Westbury Street Holdings (WSH) is the owner of the UK’s most successful portfolio of independent catering and hospitality businesses. The company operates the following businesses: · BaxterStorey – catering services for business and industry · BaxterStorey Ireland – catering services for business, industry and education · BaxterStorey Scotland – catering services for business, industry and education · Benugo – New York style deli with retail outlets and restaurants in leading leisure venues · Searcys – one of the UK’s most prestigious catering companies with a world-famous reputation for catering and hospitality at iconic, exclusive venues for hire throughout the UK · Holroyd Howe – catering and hospitality services for independent schools and colleges · Caterlink – catering and hospitality services for state education including day nurseries, primary, secondary, colleges and universities · Portico Corporate Reception Management – a reception management and guest services outsourcing solution · WSH Restaurants – a dedicated commercial restaurant division

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