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Barista Training - 1 Day advanced barista Workshop

Small group, hands-on training taught by coffee experts with one of the top coffee businesses in the Northwest. We teach from experience!  

*Prerequisite is to take Wednesday/Thursday 2-Day Barista Basics Workshop prior to taking Friday Advanced Barista Workshop

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Upcoming Dates

Mar. 20, 2020

Apr. 10, 2020

May 22, 2020

June 19, 2020

July 24, 2020

Due to COVID-19, all Bellissimo workshops are temporarily suspended. Contact us to be notified about when workshops will resume. 


1-Day Advanced Barista Training. For those who are ready to take the next step with their barista skills. 

Total Cost: $499

Fridays Only

Designed exclusively for: 

Baristas who have completed Bellissimo’s 2-day Barista Basics course, or demonstrated proficiency in understanding espresso extraction and milk frothing. 

For coffee shop owners, the advice we always give: “It all starts with great coffee.” 

*Prerequisite is Barista Basics Wednesday/Thursday Workshop

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Barista Basics*

Day 1 (Wednesday)


  • Coffee Cupping Intro & Tasting – understand the differences in coffees from different regions
  • Palate formation
  • Lecture on how to use an espresso machine
  • Lecture on espresso preparation and dialing in espresso grind
  • Espresso grinding, dosing, and tamping techniques
  • Differences between the most common drinks: Cappuccinos, Lattes, Mochas, & Macchiatos, oh my! 
  • Espresso Recipes. Dosage, Timing, and Weight = Proper Extraction
  • Pull your first espresso shots ! 

Day 2 (Thursday)


  • Espresso Bar Set Up
  • Milk Steaming, Texture, and Pour Techniques
  • Customer Service – How to answer the most common questions you’ll hear (correctly)
  • Espresso troubleshooting
  • Equipment cleaning, daily maintenance and care
  • Cold Brew
  • Teas
  • Pour over Coffee, French Press, and Batch Brewing
  • Plenty of time for practice on over 8 different espresso machines! 

Advanced Barista

Day 3 (Friday)


  • Triangulation Cupping
  • Espresso Extraction Recap
  • Syrups and sauces, coffee recipes
  • Group Dial In
  • Pouring Advanced Designs
  • Steaming Alternative Milks
  • Signature Drinks Workshop
  • Cleaning & Upkeep
  • This is the day when you really get to put your knowledge to the test, make as many cappuccinos, lattes, and macchiatos as you need to really learn how to become the best barista possible. 

*Barista Basics is a prerequisite for taking Advanced Barista. To see upcoming dates for Barista Basics click here

Our entire business model is based around helping people succeed in the specialty coffee industry. We exist entirely to be helpful, and be there for people who need our expertise. 

For free coffee resources, educational training materials, and insights from our team of experts, sign up for our email list below. 

Cost of Workshop includes daily breakfast and lunch, a binder with workshop materials, and a USB drive packed with resources.

Additional discounts may apply for groups of 2 or more. Call (503) 232-2222 or email for inquiries. 

All attendees receive special discounts on Bellissimo educational books and DVDs and discounts on lodging at nearby 4 star hotels.

In addition, attendees receive exclusive access to Bellissimo Coffee Advisors Consulting Services.

Please review our Terms of Agreement before registering.

Advanced Barista Training? You’ve got to take Barista Basics first.

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Can’t afford to pay it all at once? Hold your space with a $500 deposit. Click here.

Prefer to pay over the phone? Call 503-232-2222

Recent Customer Reviews

"Bellissimo gave me the confidence in my dream and some concrete steps to take to make my vision a reality. They provided me with a foundation of the business sense that I needed in order to get this off the ground."
"I do not have a background in the coffee industry but I left the workshop feeling equipped to begin my journey towards entrepreneurship. My experience has been extremely helpful and will allow me to kick start my business faster than I ever imagined."
jasmine baldwin
Jasmine Baldwin
South Florida, USA
"Not only super knowledgeable and experienced, the love for what they do and the people they serve is evident. My instructors didn’t just share their knowledge, they shared their passion and inspired us, the students, to understand and embrace that same passion."
Danny Tippit
Dry Bones Mud House
Indianapolis IN

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