We have a firm belief that anyone can learn the art of making great coffee. We specialise our workshops by being very hands on and with simple, visual techniques to ensure that each individual leaves with a strong foundation of knowledge.
If you’re starting out, our foundation courses are a great place to begin your coffee journey, but are also fantastic way to refresh your skills, if you’re currently in the coffee industry. With a mixture of theory and practical, we explore the in’s and out’s of espresso and brew method equipment, coffee extraction and the diversity of milk options available throughout the industry.
Our foundation skills workshop
Our foundation courses are not only a great place to start for those looking to begin their coffee journey but are also a refresher course for those baristas already established in the coffee industry. With a mixture of theory and practical, we explore the in’s and out’s of espresso and equipment, coffee extraction and the diversity of milk options available throughout the industry.
Aspiring barista will leave with:
- Knowledge of Equipment
- Introduction and knowledge of Espresso based coffee
- Basic milk texturing
- Consistency of standard
- Customer service
The advanced skills workshop
Building on knowledge learnt in our Foundation in Espresso workshop, learners will be introduced to soft brew or filter methods, which when partnered with a variety of single origin coffee will bring a different point of view for the coffee industry. We dive deeper in the technical aspects of brewing equipment, teaching grinder calibration and machine troubleshooting, which could save an expensive call-out fee from a specialist. Want to learn how to make that iconic fern or tulip on your flat white? We take you through the steps and techniques of beautiful latte art.
Attendees will leave with:
- Introduction to soft brew methods
- Calibration of grinder and machine troubleshooting
- Latte art and advance milk skills
- Single origin