Shinsaku Fukayama is an internationally recognised latte art champion.

Firstly he got 2016 World Latte Art Champion at Coffee Fest. (Only 2 years after since he has started his barista carrier) Then he is becoming the first ever person from Japan to win the Australian Latte Art Championships in 2018, then progressing to the World Coffee Event held in Brazil, placing 4th.

He goes by the name of “Samurai Shin”, running a very successful barista training school, consultation program working along side St. Ali and producing branded merch such as tote bags, coffee cups and the ‘Katana’ milk jug. Especially Katana milk jug is so popular in the world.

After he finished the World Coffee Event, He aimed to next stage and got 2nd place of Coffee Masters in USA. After the competiton, he has focus on his coffee seminor in Japan from 2019. In order to start his coffeehouse business, July 2020, he had moved to Osaka which is his hometown and Melbourne sister city. The name of his company is “Samurai Dream Ltd”. Why Samurai Dream?? This is because he would love to support and encourage someone`s dream.

The cafe will open on February 2021.

Main Championship
2019 Coffee Masters in LA 2nd place
2018 World Latte Art Championships in Brazil 4th place at WLAC
2018 Australia Latte Art Championships – 1st Place
2018 Southern Australia Latte Art Championship – 1st Place
2017 Australia National Latte Art Championship – 2nd Place
2017 Southern Australian Latte Art Championships – 2nd Place
2016 Australia National Latte Art Championship – 2nd Place
2016 Southern Australian Latte Art Championships – 2nd Place
2016 World Latte Art Championships – Coffee Fest – 1st Place

Main Media
JAL(Japan Air Line) [SKY WARD} inflight magazine Interview and Demonstration (domestic & International)
JAL(Japan Air Line) with BEAMS Inflight Video Interview and Demonstration (domestic & International)
London Coffee Masters Latte Art Demonstration
NY Coffee Maters Latte Art Demonstration
Australia the Weekly Review Interview
Japanese TV (NHK: Nihon Hoso Kyokai) Interview and Demonstration
Japanese TV (Fuji-TV “Sorairo no okurimono”) Interview and Demonstration
Cafe culture Magazine in China Interview
UCC Good Coffee Smile Magazine
Consulate General of Japan
Interview at BeanScene
Wake Up in Melbourne

Main Clients
Reverina Milk promotion Video and photo shooting
Master Class at Mercedes Me ×Shinsaku Fukayama Demonstration
Hudoson Coffee Master Class
UCC Coffee Masterclass
LUCUA - Melbourne Coffee Demonstration
St Ali Ambassador
2018 Pullman brand Ambassador
Puqpress brand Ambassador
The Alt Dairy Co Barista milk Ambassador
Riverina fresh milk Ambassador
Demonstration in Barcelona
Demonstration in Beijing
Coffee Festival in Shanghai Demonstration
Master Class in Jakarta
Demonstration in Jakarta
Master Class at High Season
Master Class at Sonos House
Talk show × Melmmet×U&I global Melbourne
Wake Up Melbourne ×Visit Victoria Demonstration
Samurai Shin Master Class with Daichi Denkasha 
Demonstration at SCAJ 2019
Consulate General of Japan for demonstration
Demonstration at Coffee-show in Singaporle
Samurai Shin Barista experience tour with HIS Travel Agency
''Samurai Shin''



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