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Khairullah Anuar Khairullah AnuarCoffee Stories

Khairullah Anuar

Khai, as he warmly insists to be called, radiates an aura of humble ambition. Khairullah Anuar, originally hailing from Malaysia, today he calls Singapore his home. Here, within the bustling streets and aromatic cafes, he stands tall as an Academy Trainer and Quality Assurance professional. But every story has its…
10th October 2023
Aslam and Sarah Lee Aslam, Sarah and MaxCoffee Stories

Aslam and Sarah Lee

Here’s a question for all coffee shop owners and baristas out there: Ever had trouble communicating with customers because you were unsure of their expectations?  Barista-customer interaction is a crucial cog in the machine, imperative to a specialty coffee shop experience. In a discussion between both sides of the coin,…
Maximillian Wee
14th March 2022
Pradyut Moona Coffee Stories

Pradyut Moona

Pradyut Moona is possibly the youngest roaster in Singapore, only turning 18 this year. Like many of us, coffee was but a hobby for him as a home brewer. It later became an obsession as he took up a part-time barista role at Quarter Life Coffee as it seemed like…
Maximillian Wee
31st January 2022
Marc Calaycay Marc CalaycayCoffee Stories

Marc Calaycay

Marc Ferdinand Lou Calaycay is a Filipino bartender turned barista, and now a coffee roaster working at Papa Palheta (PPP) Coffee – a pioneer of specialty coffee in Singapore. Marc’s early career lead him down the path of a mixologist, aspiring to establish his own coffee-cocktail bar back home in…
Maximillian Wee
16th December 2021
Betty Wee Betty WeeCoffee Stories

Betty Wee

Brewing with grit and beauty: Betty Wee’s journey from graphic design to building her own coffee brand. In her teenage years, Betty Ween left her hometown of Miri in Sarawak, Malaysia. Her dad had found work in neighbouring Brunei, and the family was moving there to stay together. Betty had always…
Zed Wong
16th July 2021
Sierra Yeo 文欣 Sierra Yeo_NOT A BARISTACoffee Stories

Sierra Yeo 文欣

Look Ma, 文欣 Sierra Yeo’s raising the bar: meet the diversity champion leading change for a more equitable coffee scene How can we make the coffee industry more inclusive and accessible? Sierra Yeo For Sierra Yeo, the barriers to growth have long been a frustrating source of motivation. This stems…
Zed Wong
19th May 2021