Barista Portraits: Meet Mattie

In this series, we ask London's best baristas about what makes them tick. This post, meet Mattie who only started making coffee 5 short months ago.

This week we’re profiling Mattie. You can catch him at The Gentlemen Baristas.

Q.How long have you been a barista for?

A. 5 months!

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. A decaf oat iced latte… enough said.

Q. Latte or long black?

A. Latte… or actually more of a cappuccino. What can I say, it’s the Italian in me.

Q. Favourite origin and why?

A. Guatemala – sweet, easy to drink and not very strong.

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

A. I used to study graphic design, but I’d like to make films.