Pete Licata http://kcur.org en Kansas City Local Wins World Barista Championships http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-local-wins-world-barista-championships <p><strong>Updated May 28 10:45 a.m. Licata&nbsp;Takes Home Gold</strong></p><p>Pete Licata, Kansas City local and Quality Assurance Manager of Parisi Artisan Coffee, who had won the US Barista Championship in April, went on to snag first place at the <a href="http://sprudge.com/pete-licata-is-your-2013-world-barista-champion.html" target="_blank">World Barista Championship this weekend</a>&nbsp;in Melbourne, Australia. He topped more than 50 competitors, using coffee roasted at Parisi.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The original post begins here:</p> Sun, 26 May 2013 17:01:00 +0000 Susan B. Wilson & Monica Sandreczki 37332 at http://kcur.org Kansas City Local Wins World Barista Championships