November 9, 2012

Barista Classes

(Foundation, Intermediate, Professional)

Barista Foundation

Designed to introduce core barista skills to people with no previous barista experience.  Successful candidates should be able to simply calibrate their grinders and make espresso, cappuccino, lattes, steam milk to core standards. course length is a half day.

Full day IBCA Course ONLY (not SCAE certified) – Barista Foundation Level

$525.00 (includes all materials)

Full Day IBCA Course+SCAE Certification – Barista Foundation Level

$585.00 (includes all materials)

Barista Intermediate

(Students must have passed IBCA or SCAE Barista Foundation level to register)

SCAE Intermediate Level Barista training is based on the Specialty Coffee Association of Europe’s (SCAE) Diploma System training program. During the first part of this intensive training class, students will discover and learn about coffee history, green coffee, roasting, grinding, brewing, extraction and preparation, milk, water, service skills, presentation, cleaning and sensory technology. The second half of the class is spent in the practical espresso stations, learning about grinders, grinder adjustment, espresso machines, extraction, and pulling the perfect espresso shot. Students will learn about milk, steaming and texturing as well as getting “hands-on” experience preparing the perfect traditional espresso, cappuccino and latte. The class will be concluded with time learning the basics of latte art.

2 Day IBCA Course+SCAE Certification – Barista Intermediate Level
$875 (includes all materials, pastries and lunch)

Barista Professional Level

(Students must have passed IBCA or SCAE Barista Intermediate level to register)

Similar to the Barista Intermediate level class, this is a SCAE course based on the SCAE Diploma System training program. Professional level is also a full three day intensive training class. Students will go deeper in to the coffee world from coffee history, green coffee, green coffee retail, coffee added value labels, certifications, roasting, grinding, brewing, extraction, preparation, milk, water, service skills, presentation, cleaning, maintenance, sensory cup technology, health and coffee. Students will then spend the second half of the class refining their skills on grinding and extracting as well as milk, milk texturing followed by a session to hone skills in Latte’ Art.

3 Day IBCA Course+SCAE Certification – Barista Professional Level
$1,325 (includes all materials, pastries and lunch)