What Our Classes Cover
Espresso Equipment Basics
What you’ll find behind a bar, how to set it up, and how to use it.
Equipment cleaning, daily maintenance and care
Keep your coffee shop running smoothly with well maintained equipment.
Espresso, Step by Step
We’ll walk through what espresso is, how to identify a good shot, and how to start pulling them.
You’ll learn the intricacies of steaming velvety milk consistently.
Introduction to Latte Art
You may not walk away knowing how to pour a swan, but you should be able to add a heart and maybe a tulip to your repertoire.
Manual Brewing Basics
Learn how to make french press and pour overs in a fast paced environment.
We’ll cover how to reach new markets with cold brew.
Coffee will always be your bread and butter, but that’s not to say you can’t serve tea too. We’ll cover some of the basics and how to find good tea.
Develop your palette with a cupping and learn the skills to practice tasking.
How to answer the most common questions you’ll hear (correctly)
Single-Origin Dial In
Develop a full understanding of how to dose your shot and what adjustments to make.
Drink Building Practice
We close the day out with some free time to practice whatever you’d like to work on with our trainers standing by to offer tips and guidance.
What Else is Included?
What Our Grads Say
Located in the center of
The best coffee city in America
In a 2,000 square foot espresso lab.
With 9 different espresso machines.
1-on-1 attention by professional barista trainers.
Take Your First Steps as a Coffee Professional
Designed for beginner baristas who want to practice the essentials. Develop your palette and technique with us.