Making great espresso is both science and art. With a little know-how and practice, however, it can be mastered at home. Learn how factors like grind, dose, tamp, temperature, and pressure affect espresso quality, and perfect the techniques for pulling café-quality shots in this fundamental course.
A comprehensive 4-hour class to give you personalized, step-by-step, hands-on barista training from our in-house experts. Whether you are an amateur barista or an experienced one, this class will help you hone your knowledge and skills for café optimization.
Topics Covered / Course Curriculum
Barista Terminology and Equipment Fundamentals
Espresso Extraction and Brewing in Ratios
Grinder adjustment, dosing, tamping and flow
Milk texturing and micro-foaming technique and principles
How to taste for extraction quality
Preparing North America's most common drinks
Advanced Barista Techniques
Bar Flow & Efficiency Enhancement Tools
Equipment Cleanliness and Maintenance
If you have any requests or questions, please don't hesitate to contact us, and our instructor will work with you to ensure your training needs are met.
Price is on a class basis with a maximum of 5 people.
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