Compass Group UK & Ireland has joined forces with rising coffee star Sonali Tailor, who takes up the position of coffee education and training manager. Tailor, with her passion for all things coffee and extensive experience as an accredited Speciality Coffee Association (SCA) trainer in Barista Skills and Brewing, will drive the Compass Barista Academy programme forward.
Steve Lovegrove, head of business excellence – central marketing for Compass UK & Ireland, said: “We’re absolutely thrilled that Sonali has joined the team. It’s a bit of a coup securing her services with her wealth of experience and infectious enthusiasm for the coffee industry.”
Tailor added: “Compass offers a unique proposition through its Master Barista Programme. Through the collaboration of suppliers, sponsors and the SCA, this industry-leading programme provides our baristas with the very best training available.”