Our most popular package. Take 5 days of workshops including Coffee Business, Barista Basics, and Advanced Barista Training for the best value, $300 discounted package.
Monday July 20th until July 25th, 2020 in beautiful Portland, Oregon.
These intensive workshops include lectures on start-up, operations, management, and hands-on training in the espresso lab learning proper beverage preparation. This five-day, full immersion style workshop bundle is designed for entrepreneurs, prospective business owners, existing coffee bar owners, barista trainers and managers. Our students have a true passion and dedication for succeeding in specialty coffee retail, and want to perfect their craft as a barista.
Business subjects include:
A Brief History of the Specialty Coffee Industry, Concept Development, Business Plans, Acquiring Financing, Finding a Location, Negotiating a Lease, Coffee Bar Design, Cafe Ambiance, Selecting Equipment, Menu/Products/Recipes/Prices, Interviewing and Hiring Employees, Employee Training, Operational Systems and Controls, Financial Projections, Marketing Your Business, and Dealing with Employees.
Espresso Lab Practicum subjects include: Grinding, Tamping and Extracting Espresso, Pulling the Perfect Shot of Espresso, Grinder and Machine Basics, Steaming and Foaming Milk for Lattes and Cappuccinos, Hot and Cold Drink Recipe Basics, Blended Drinks, Cleaning and Machine Maintenance, Coffee History, Customer Service, Principles of Latte Art and Pouring Latte Art.