IGLAC 2016
2016 International Grand Latte Art Championship

The event was held on Friday 19 August 2016 at Victoria Bar & Grill 426 Victoria Street Chatswood.


IGLAC 2016 Partners

From the creators of Grand Barista Championship (GBC) comes the 2016 International Grand Latte Art Championship.

The Format

Fast, intense, fun, spectator friendly and interactive Latte Art competition that is an open competition for baristas and latte artists from all over the world. Three rounds of competition beginning with 1 knockout, elimination round that sees competitors create one Latte Art creation from the ‘Grand Latte Art Championship (GLAC) E-Wheel’. Winners from Round 1 proceed onto Round 2 where the format sees each competitor create two creations, one from the GLAC E-Wheel and one Signature Latte Art creation.

The final round hosts the best and last six artists standing from the Round 2 preliminary finals where each finalist will face off with their signature latte art creation. 

The Milk

Our event partner Riverina Fresh is a multiple award winning milk, most recently awarded a Gold medal at the 2014 DIAA Awards. The milk is easily textured and consistently delivers a silky canvas for perfectly glossy latte art presentation.

We are extremely proud to have Riverina Fresh as our event partner for our inaugural International Grand Latte Championship. 

The Machines

sanremo machinesWe are proud to announce our event and machine sponsor SanRemo Australia who will provide 3 x Sanremo Opera espresso machines for the event. The Opera is making headlines all over the world and is already becoming an iconic espresso machine with its patented brew design features. 

The Prizes


The Judges

Judging the event this year will be the 2015 NSW State Latte Art Champion Jibbi Little! The wonderful Sean McManus and the much loved and popular Instagram barista Timothy Sweet.


Registrations to compete have now closed.

Rules and Regulations

See the PDF download below

Sponsored Cause

All registration fees recieved from the event will be donated to our event partner Hope Global


jpg Download the 2016 IGLAC Poster (Updated 15 July)

All other enquiries please email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call Helen Jones on 02 9938 4522.


About the GBC

Great baristas are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion.

Paul Jackson
Danes Gourmet Coffee