Mariano Semino

AST SCA Trainer from 2012

Mariano Semino, who grew up professionally at 9bar, was Italian champion Latte Art in 2006 and National Champion Barista in 2007. From 2006 to 2010 he was a major figure for the Ca'puccino chain, in addition to being the Head of Training, he was involved in consulting and pre-opening of new sales outlets in Italy and the UK. Always innovative menus and recipes and quality control of the products offered. 

Since 2011 he joined Lattuada Andrea as a new member and lecturer of 9bar and in 2013, together, decided to extend the offer to promote quality coffee culture by setting up the Little Bean micro-roasting workshop. The culture gained over the years, knowledge and knowledge of raw materials, coupled with advanced technology tools, has enabled the creation of a high quality product line, guaranteeing the exaltation of raw material in the processed product, creating a Specialty coffee line and top-quality gourmet coffee. Scae (Specialty Coffee Association of Europe) trainer from 2012, also obtained the Coffee Diploma in 2013. 

Throughout the years through the 9bar training courses, it has been recognized as one of the major exponents in the popularity of coffee quality. He has been the technical and sensory judge of the Italian Barista Championships for several years, experience through which he has been able to increase his passion for competitions, becoming technical co-ordinator of national finals. This competition-related growth path motivated him to support bartenders in the various disciplines and over the years has been Coach of several industry professionals who have achieved optimum results both at national and world championships.