Founder, Shareholder and General Manager of Taf I. Taloumis & Co Green Coffee Buyer, Q-Cupper and focused on Quality Control. Yiannis Taloumis is the owner of Taf operating in the coffee sector for 23 years now. The last years he has managed to focus on specialty coffee in the Greek market and that is the reason for which he was awarded from SCAE in June 2011 with the Coffee Excellence Innovation Award.
In June 2014, during the World of Coffee Events in Rimini Italy, Yiannis Taloumis was awarded for one more time from SCAE with the Coffee Excellence Lifetime Achievement Award for his commitment in the continuous research of high quality coffee.
He has created the first Q Lab in Europe where Q courses take place in cooperation with CQI and he has acquired the Q Grader Certification. Finally, he is a SCAE certified Authorized Trainer and he is an active member of the board of SCAE Hellas.
Stefanos Domatiotis - Taf Barista Trainer
Stefanos Domatiotis is a barista trainer for Taf and works at Taf Coffee as a barista. Ηe is a SCAE certified Authorized Trainer
World Brewers Cup Barista Champion in Rimini in 2014 5th place in WBC 2012 in Vienna in 2012 4th place world Brewers Cup 2011 in Maastricht in 2011 10th place in WBC 2011 In Bogota in 2011 6th Place in WBC 2010 in London in 2010 Participated in World Cupping Championship in Copenhagen in 2008 6th place in World Latte Art Championship in 2007 Participated in World Good Spirit Championship in Antwerp in 2007 19th in World Barista Championship in Berne in 2006 20th place in World Barista Championship in Seattle in 2005 5th place in World Latte Art Championship in Athens in 2005 22nd place in World Barista Championship in Trieste in 2004
Christos Loukakis - Taf Barista Trainer
Christos Loukakis is a barista trainer for Taf and works at Taf Coffee as a barista. Ηe is a SCAE certified Authorized Trainer
3rd place World Barista Championship in 2014
1st place Hellenic Barista Championship in 2014
3rd place World Brewers Cup Championship in 2012
1st place Hellenic Brewers Cup Championship in 2012