Owner of The Window Coffee Shop in Norwich is signed up by Hotpoint

Hayley Draper, award-winning barista and owner of The Window Coffee shop in Norwich has been recruited by Hotpoint to be an expert contributor for its high-end kitchen appliance brand Luce. The 29-year-old, who has built up a loyal following since opening the tiny Wensum Street cafe two years ago, has joined a panel of other food and drink industry expert contributors and will be providing advice, hints and tips about making coffee at home for the Luce website in a year-long contract.

The Luce brand specialises in Italian-designed, premium built-in kitchen appliances.

'I was absolutely thrilled to be approached by Hotpoint and I'm so proud that a little caf� in Norwich has been recognised by such a famous brand.' she said. 'I feel Hotpoint has recognised this pure passion I have for coffee and education and this is why they have chosen me to be the new face of their coffee machine'.

'I'm hoping this relationship with Hotpoint is the start of another direction for the business which compliments the original concept'.