Luke has been in the hospitality industry for over 20 years with the last 16 years solely focused in coffee.

During this time Luke has worked in many areas of hospitality such as kitchen, fine dining, waitering, bar, housekeeping, cafes and roasterys.

Once in coffee, Luke has worked in many different cafes, roasterys, conducted barista training, written and designed training programs and courses, competed in Barista and Latte Art Championships and has been a Judge for the AASCA Barista Championships.

Luke has also developed The Barista Effect- A Beginners guide to preparing Espresso Coffee DVD as well as The Barista Insight - An In-Depth Guide at Pouring Latte Art DVD along with the My Barista App which features both of these titles.

In 2012, Luke set up and operated Ltd Espresso + Brew Bar located in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane. During this time Ltd Espresso was voted Number 1 Cafe in Australia for 2013/2014 (Beanhunter)

Currently, Luke is travelling abroad working with various global and independent companies on marketing, training and demonstrations with the potential of opening up another cafe in the near future.