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Thu Pham

Vietnam National Barista Champion 2023

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About me Bella Thu Pham

About Me

I am a coffee professional, coffee champion, coffee trainer and a business woman.

After all, I am a coffee lover.

Business Career


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2020 - Present

Co-founder & Managing Partner of HQJ Coffee School

Authorized Specialty Coffee Association Trainer (SCA AST) for Barista Skills, Brewing and Sensory module

Hochiminh City, Vietnam

HQJ Coffee School is the first and the only Specialty Coffee Association Premier Training Campus in Vietnam that is fully certified for all five subjects in SCA Coffee Skills Program including Green coffee, Roasting, Sensory, Brewing and Barista.

HQJ Coffee School offers all SCA module and Q Education including Q Arabica Grader and Q Robusta Grader Course.

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2018 - Present

Co-founder & Managing Partner of Quest Coffee

Hochiminh City, Vietnam

Quest Coffee provides professional coffee consultation service to personal/ cafe/ roastery/ coffee company from farm to cup.

Quest Coffee offers private training and private event or workshops for corporate.

Quest Coffee is also an organizer of ASEAN Open Roastmasters Championship and Vietnam Open Roastmasters Championship.

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2022 - Present

Co-founder & Managing Partner of

Yummy Coffee Roasters

Hochiminh City, Vietnam

Offer premium and specialty roasted coffees from all around the world.

Competition Achievement

Competition Achievement

Vietnam National Barista Champion 2023

Top 3 World Espresso Championship 2023, Athens, Greece

1st Runner-up Vietnam National Barista Championship, 2022

Vietnam Brewing Cup Champion 2020

1st Runner-up Vietnam National Barista Championship 2019

5th-place at Fushan International Barista Championship 2019, Hainan, China

Judging Experience

Judging Experience

Vietnam Amazing Cup 2023, Arabica & Robusta Sensory Judge

Dalatmilk Barista Championship 2023, Sensory Judge

Vietnam Aeropress Championship 2023, Sensory Judge

Vietnamese Comandante Championship 2023, Sensory Judge

Vietnam Coffee Challenge 2023, Sensory Judge



2020 - Present

Coffee Quality Institute

2022 - Present: Certified Q Arabica Grader
2023 - Present: Certified Q Robusta Grader

Q Arabica Cupping Essentials

Specialty Coffee Association

2019 - Present

Active Authorized SCA Trainer for Sensory, Brewing & Barista Skills Module

SCA Coffee Skills Diploma

SCA Barista Skills Foundation, Intermediate, Professional Certificate

SCA Brewing Foundation, Intermediate, Professional Certificate

SCA Sensory Skills Foundation, Intermediate, Professional Certificate

SCA Roasting Foundation & Intermediate Certificate

SCA Green Coffee Foundation & Intermediate Certificate


Coffee Knowledge Hub

Cup of Excellence: Sensory Education Training Virtual Calibration


Wine & Spirit Education Trust

Level 1 Award in Wines



Brewing Competition Coach

Green Coffee Sourcing

Cafe Set-up and Menu R&D

Roast Profile Development

Contact me

Contact Me

HQJ Coffee School, 5th Floor, Dai Phat Building,

738 Su Van Hanh, Ward 12, District 10, Hochiminh City, Vietnam

Tel: +84 964 8686 14

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