Onyx Coffee Lab co-owner Andrea Allen and manager Elika Liftee each won major categories at the 2020 United States Coffee Championships. Allen took first place in the Barista Competition, and Liftee placed first in the Brewers Cup.
It’s the first time in history that two people from the same company have won in two categories at the event, which is considered the most prestigious coffee competition in the nation. The two will compete May 4-7 at the World Coffee Championships in Melbourne, Australia.
Lance Hedrick of Onyx came in second place in the Brewers Cup, according to the event’s website.