We help you succeed in specialty coffee

Through online courses, resources, and workshops at our training facility, we give you the knowledge and tools to go from simply dreaming to actually owning your own coffee business.

The American Barista and Coffee Workshops


Coffee Business Course

The most complete resource we can provide covering everything you need to open a coffee shop from the business side. We start from absolute zero with finding your concept and progress through to planning for growth and expansion. If you’ve never owned a business before or want to know more specifics about running a coffee business, this is for you.

  • The A-to-Z resource for learning what it takes to open a coffee shop
  • No prior business experience required
  • Actionable tips to get your business open and profitable faster

Barista Skills Workshop

Join us in Portland, OR for 2 intense days of barista training. Our workshop is designed to help you open your coffee shop without spending months working for someone else to learn the ropes.

  • One-on-one help from seasoned trainers
  • Comprehensive bar training for opening a coffee shop
  • Try out a variety of equipment before you buy anything

Customizable Templates for your Coffee Shop


We offer completely customizable templates of the most essential documents to any coffee business to save you time and give you peace of mind. An employee handbook can be the difference between a lawsuit and a smooth running coffee shop.

Complete Workshop Bundle

Enjoy the complete package: both our coffee business course and barista workshop. You’ll get our entire curriculum designed to get you ready to open a successful coffee shop quickly. Emerge not only knowing how to manage the business operations of your coffee shop but also with the ability to make the best coffee around.

  • Get tips on design, profitability, growth, and management that you can use right away
  • Access to dozens of resources to continue your education and implement systems in your shop
  • Comprehensive bar training for opening a coffee shop
  • Try out a variety of equipment before you buy anything

We work with some of the biggest names in the industry

To find you the perfect fit for your coffee business

nuova simonelli
bunn
espresso parts
ghirardelli
synesso
la marzocco
pacific foods
torani
equator coffees and teas
barista magazine
water avenue coffee
i have a bean
Hands on Training

One-on-One Consulting

If you need something that we don’t already cover, we offer individual consulting to help you open or enhance your coffee business. Bellissimo Coffee Advisors got our start consulting for coffee businesses all over the world. We’re proud to bring that experience directly to you.

Online Barista Training

Offering subscriptions for both individual baristas and whole teams, Online Barista Training is the perfect way to build a solid foundation of coffee knowledge. With modules on everything from espresso, to milk, to maintenance, OBT is the comprehensive resource you need.

Training for Home Baristas

If you’re just looking for details on how best to use your home espresso machine, try out our Virtual Coffee platform. Become a real coffee geek in just 5 days of spare time.

About Bellissimo Coffee Advisors

For over 30 years, we at Bellissimo Coffee Advisors have made it our mission to help everyday people follow their dreams and open coffee businesses. Through our consulting, workshops, and online resources we have helped hundreds of aspiring coffee shop owners learn the skills they need to survive and thrive in the coffee industry.

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