Barista Portraits: Meet Kelly

In this series, we ask London's best baristas about what makes them tick. This post, meet Kelly, an aspiring painter.

This week we’re profiling Kelly. You can catch her at The Gentlemen Baristas.

Q.How long have you been a barista for?

A. About 1 year.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. I hate it when customers order mochas… why would you ruin the flavour of the beans with cheap chocolate?

Q. Latte or long black?

A. Long black

Q. Favourite origin and why?

A. Definitely Costa Rican. I love the lighter roasts.

Q. If you weren’t making coffee what would you be doing?

A. Probably painting!