Barista Feature: Simeon Bricker
We want to continue featuring the wonderfully talented baristas amongst our partnering cafes.
Today, we want to introduce you to Simeon Bricker of Splitlog Coffee.
After nearly 8 years working in coffee, Simeon is now the manager and operator of Splitlog Coffee Company in Kansas City, Kansas. Simeon draws from his experience working with some of the most esteemed Kansas City coffee companies where he has worked as a Barista, Roaster, Quality Control Manager, and Green Coffee Buyer.
He has also been heavily involved in Specialty Coffee through competitions. He has twice competed regionally in the Big Central Barista Competition as well as winning the 2014 U.S. Latte Art Championship and coming in Second in the same competition in 2015. Both years, Simeon was able to represent the United States at the World Latte Art Championships held in Melbourne Australia (2014) and Gothenburg Sweden (2015).
Where you can find him
These days, Simeon stays very busy managing Splitlog Coffee Co, a brand new shop in Kansas City, Kansas. His knowledge of coffee and high standards of service create a wonderful space for coffee to be brewed perfectly, served quickly, and enjoyed easily. Pay them a visit as soon as you get the chance!
The KC coffee culture is rich with talented baristas that we can't wait to feature so keep your eyes peeled!