About Daniel Liew

Daniel Liew, Academic Director of Barista Guild Asia began his coffee journey in 2011, currently he is one of the few globally certified Authorized Specialty Coffee Association Trainer (AST) and Certifier. He also holds professional certifications from Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) and Barista Guild of America, Specialty Coffee Association of American, L’Universita del caffé (Illy’s Coffee University), and TAFW Australia.

As the founder of Barista Guild Asia, he leads a team of 4 other certified ASTs. Since the inception of BGA, he and his team have organized and judged many championships, namely the two Malaysia Barista Championship, Malaysia Brewers Cup, Malaysian Aeropress Championships, chartered the Malaysia Specialty Coffee Association (MSCA) and successfully obtained international over 900 certified Baristas and many cafes in Malaysia. Daniel obtained Q Grader licence with Mr Ted Lingle, the Fouunder of the Q program.

Daniel has been featured on BFM, Capital FM, Bernama TV, Star Newspaper, Nourish Magazine, Flavours Magazine and other news media on his contributions in the Malaysia’s coffee industry. In his other professional capacity, he is also a seasoned Speaking Professional, Trainer and HR Consultant and Managing Director of Direct Results Asia Pacific Consultancy Sdn Bhd.

Qualification :-

  • Q Arabica Grader from Coffee Quality Institute
  • SCA Barista Skills (Level Professional)
  • SCA Brewing (Level Professional) Judging Experience
  • Malaysia Brewers Cup 2014,2015,2016,2017/li>
  • Malaysia Barista Championship 2015,2016/li>


This workshop was specifically designed for anyone who wants to start a Café but not so sure of where to begin.

We will show you step-by-step, on what it takes to run a successful Café. You will be equipped with the fundamentals of running a solid business that is profitable.

In this workshop, you will also get a proper understanding of :-

  • Cafe management
  • Employee management
  • Preventing the most troublesome of manpower issues
  • Fundamental food & beverage skills
  • Cafe workflow
  • Cafe menu

This talk will also take you through the common roadblocks, obstacles and problems faced by every café owner and how you can easily mitigate that.

Be sure to join us on :-

Date : 12th August (Monday)

Time : 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Location : 103 Coffee Roastery

Purchase with min. ONE beverage


Grab your chance and register now

Vanessa 017-2189370