Sample Workshop Schedule

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6 Day Workshop Bundle Overview

Please note: this is a sample schedule to give you a picture of what to expect during our workshops, but is subject to change.

Day 1 – Business Workshop (Starts at 8am)

  • Coffee + Pastries Courtesy of ABCs
  • Welcome/Introductions
  • Finding a Great Location
  • Negotiating a Lease
  • Business Planning
  • 10 Essentials for Opening a Coffee Shop
  • Lunch Courtesy of ABCs
  • View The Passionate Harvest
  • Coffee Cupping
  • Café Design & Layout
  • End Session – 4:30pm

 Day 2 – Business Workshop (Starts at 8am)

  • Coffee + Pastries Courtesy of ABCs
  • Café Design & Layout
  • Menu Development & Cost Analysis
  • The Importance of Team Building
  • Marketing Your Business
  • Lunch Courtesy of ABCs
  • Social Media Management
  • Hiring and Training Your Team
  • Coffee Business Trends
  • Q & A
  • End Session – 4:30pm

 Day 3 – Barista Training (Starts at 9am)

  • Coffee + Pastries Courtesy of ABCs
  • Introduction to Equipment
  • Introduction to Espresso
  • Espresso Beverages Menu Demonstration
  • Espresso Beverages Hands-on Practice
  • Dial In Strategy
  • Lunch Courtesy of ABCs
  • Dial In Hands On Practice
  • Cleaning Espresso Equipment Hands-On
  • Brew Methods Hands-on Workshop
  • Cold Coffee Demonstration
  • End Session – 5:00p

Day 4– Barista Training (Starts at 9am)

  • Coffee + Pastries Courtesy of ABCs
  • Importance of Milk in our Industry
  • Milk Steaming Demonstration and Hands-on
  • Dial In Revisited
  • Lunch Courtesy of ABCs
  • Team Drink Building Exercise
  • Advanced Drink Pouring
  • Cleaning Espresso Equipment Hands-On
  • End Session – 5:00p

 Day 5– Advanced Barista Training (Starts at 9am)

  • Coffee + Pastries Courtesy of ABCs
  • Intermediate Coffee Cupping
  • Latte Art Demonstration (Soft Hearts)
  • Team Latte Art Exercise (Soft Hearts)
  • Intermediate Latte Art Demonstration & Hands-On Practice (Hard Hearts)
  • Lunch Courtesy of ABCs
  • Advanced Latte Art Demonstration (Rosettas, Multi-Pours)
  • Non-Coffee Beverages, Including Blended Drinks
  • Café Simulation: Drink Building, Workflow, Customer Interaction
  • Cleaning Espresso Equipment
  • End Session – 5:00p

Day 6 – Introduction to Roasting (Starts at 9am)

  • Introduction to roaster types (air, drum) and sizes for your cafe or business.
  • How roasters work, how they toast the coffee seed, history of roasting.
  • How to select green coffee and how to get it delivered, either through importers or direct.
  • Lunch Courtesy of ABCs
  • Hands-on Probatino workshop, roasting three different roast-levels.
  • Aroma sensory demo & discussion.
  • Cupping of regional varietals & process, discussion of roast profiles per region & process, how they differ & how they are similar
  • Blending concepts
  • End Session – 5:00p

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Contact Us

Bellissimo Coffee Advisors
1028 SE Water Ave
Ste 275
Portland, OR 97214
503.232.2222
800.655.3955
info@coffeebusiness.com

Contact 

Bellissimo Coffee Advisors
1028 SE Water Ave
Ste 275
Portland, OR 97214

503.232.2222
800.655.3955
info@coffeebusiness.com