The recipe for success? Delicious coffee and a well trained barista. Barista training gets you one step closer to serving delicious coffee, consistently.
We offer various pathways to becoming a barista. Each pathway builds on each other for progressive skill development. The first pathway focuses on introducing baristas to specialty coffee, thereafter our barista training program teaches everything from dialling in to closing procedures and the technical side of everything else in between.
We like to think of our barista training courses as more of an invitation to have fun and learn about coffee with us. This isn’t a barista training school, and we are not lecturers, we are coffee people that love drinking, learning, talking about and having fun with coffee!
Our goal as a specialty coffee roaster is to share our love for coffee with as many people as we can. We feel that one of the best ways to do this is to teach people how to get the most out of their coffee, so they can appreciate everything about coffee as much as we do.
Whether you’re a barista or a curious coffee enthusiast, our hope is that by the end of whatever barista training course you decide to take, you will be inspired to share your new found knowledge and appreciation for coffee with every coffee drinker you know.
We’ll introduce you to the industry standards and best practices for making coffee so that you can start your journey on the right note.
Our basic barista training course is designed for anyone who has no experience making coffee. It is also appropriate for a rock-star home barista that is looking for home barista training, and for a curious coffee enthusiast that wants to brush up on their basics.
Barista training in Melbourne. Learn how to make coffee exactly how the coffee capital loves to drink it. We’ll ensure you know the basics well so that you can make coffee, and enjoy your coffee everyday, forever.
What does barista training involve? Here are a few things that we cover in our basic barista training
Our Introduction to Specialty coffee session is designed to take participants on a journey through the entire coffee production process, from the coffee farm to the cup. Participants will learn about the various stages of coffee production, including growing and harvesting coffee cherries, processing coffee beans, and roasting and Assessing .They will also gain insight into the different coffee varieties and flavour profiles, as well as the environmental and social impact of coffee production. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to taste different types of coffee and learn how to evaluate and appreciate their quality. This workshop is perfect for coffee enthusiasts and people who want to gain a deeper understanding of the coffee industry and the complex flavours and aromas of different coffee types.
Our Introduction to Espresso Training is designed to provide participants with the essential skills and knowledge required to work as a professional barista or make great tasting coffee at home. This workshop covers topics such as espresso extraction, milk steaming and texturing, drink preparation, and customer service. Participants will learn how to use espresso machines, grinders, and other equipment commonly found in coffee shops, as well as how to properly clean and maintain these machines. By the end of the workshop, participants will have the skills and confidence needed to produce high-quality coffee beverages and deliver exceptional customer service.
Melbourne is a busy city, and needs efficient baristas to keep up with it. Learn the correct setup and how to get the most out of your workspace and work efficiently. The role of a barista is to process orders for a variety of beverages as quickly as possible while maintaining quality, flavour and presentation. Here you’ll be taught how to set up properly so that you can work efficiently.
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For those who have been working with coffee for a long time and are looking to get specific insights on the more technical side of coffee. Our advanced barista training course is a bit more personal and involves mostly one-on-one private barista training. It is mostly suited to those looking for professional barista training or planning to compete in coffee competitions. We offer espresso, filter and roasting courses in this level. Just send us an email and let us know which course you would like to do with your preferred availability.