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.