The American Barista and Coffee Workshop Bundle

We’ll teach you everything you need to open your coffee shop

No experience needed. We’re here to help you wherever you’re at. When you leave us you’ll have the knowledge and techniques to open your shop and jump behind a coffee bar professionally.

Purchasing this discounted bundle will get you instant access to our online business course and reserve your spot for one of our upcoming in-person barista workshops.

Bundle Price: $1749 $1599

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Note: If you choose to put down a deposit you’ll reserve your spot for $500. We’ll send an invoice with the final amount and more information about the workshop within 1 business day of your deposit.

UPDATE: 12/2/21 – Now more than ever, Bellissimo Coffee Advisors believes in taking every necessary precaution to ensure the health and safety of our staff and workshop attendees. Due to the continued risk of Covid-19 and the hands-on nature of our workshop, we are now requiring proof of full vaccination before entering our training space, in addition to compliance with our existing Covid-19 guidelines. Masks are required during all workshops.

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What you’ll walk away with

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Business Course

A plan for finding your location, negotiating your lease, and starting off strong

A bad lease is the single fastest way to kill a coffee business before it has any kind of chance. Learn from the pros about where to look and what to say to make sure your location is working in your favor.

Business Course

How to calculate your initial investment and menu prices

Estimating what cash flow will look like before you open is intimidating. We help you approach it step-by-step and come up with a more accurate picture of what to expect.

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Business Course

Tips for hiring, training, and building a reliable team

Running a coffee shop is often more about people than coffee. Between your customers and your team, learning about how to have effective conversations and training for customer service will go a long way.

Business Course

What equipment to look for and what to avoid

Your equipment is one of the largest initial expenses you’ll have when starting a coffee shop. Don’t leave it to salespeople to tell you what’s best. Our trainers are also espresso machine technicians, so our recommendations are unbiased and come from experience.


Barista Workshop

How to taste coffee and serve quality drinks

We put a special focus on making sure you’re not just going through the motions. By helping you understand how to taste coffee, you’ll have the tools to continue improving your coffee brewing long after you leave us.

Barista Workshop

How to use and maintain an espresso machine

One of the largest investments you’ll have to make when opening a coffee shop is your espresso machine, so you better know what you’re doing. Our trainers also have technician experience so you don’t just learn how to use an espresso machine, but also how to keep your investment working for many long years.

Hands on Training

Barista Workshop

How to steam milk and create beautiful lattes

Of course, espresso is only half the battle. We’ll also walk you through the finicky process of learning to steam and pour milk. You’ll even practice latte art.

All your coffee questions answered personally by our expert team

Above all else, we’re here to give you one-on-one attention and make you confident about opening a coffee business.

Business Course Curriculum

Course Content

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Developing a Concept
Creating a Space
Running a Coffee Shop
Marketing and Growth
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Barista Workshop Schedule

Coffee Introduction

Day 2 starts by examining the theory behind brewing coffee and various techniques we’ll use throughout the next modules.

Coffee Cupping

We’ll make sure everyone is energized for the day with a cupping to start developing our palettes.

Equipment Overview

Our trainers will walk you through essential coffee shop equipment as well as various brands and options, and how everything works. 


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Espresso, Step by Step

Let’s get pulling! Learn how to pull a great shot of espresso and how to adjust things when your shot doesn’t taste so great.

Espresso Practice

You’ll have ample time to practice pulling and tasting espresso with the expert guidance of our trainers. 

Cleaning and Maintenance

End the day with an overview of espresso machine cleaning and maintenance. A well kept machine can last a decade or more, but a poorly kept machine will cost you thousands. 

Steaming Milk

Time to learn how to create smooth milk with just the right amount of foam. 

Latte Art Essentials

Apply your milk knowledge and start drawing latte art. You’ll walk away with the basics down and practice exercises to develop even more.

Espresso and Milk Practice

More time to practice, but now you’ll be making complete drinks. We’ll practice getting faster while maintaining quality.


We’ll feed you!

Batch and Manual Brewing Basics

Our trainers will cover how efficiently batch brew coffee and how to use some of the more popular manual brewing methods you may want to offer.

Cold Brew, Teas, and Other Coffee Shop Drink Options

We’ll talk about some of the other drinks you may want to put on your menu. How to make them or source them, how to store them, and how to serve them. 

Final Questions and Presentation of Certificates

Our last big Qu0026amp;A session to cover anything we went over for the entire workshop. As we wrap up, we’ll hand out certificates to all attendees stating that you completed the American Barista and Coffee Workshops.

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