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How to Start a Coffee Shop
2 Day Business Training

Small group, hands-on training taught by coffee experts who run their own successful cafes and roasting companies. We teach from experience!  

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Upcoming Dates

Mar. 16-17, 2020

Apr. 6-7, 2020


May 18-19, 2020

June 15-19, 2020

July 20-21, 2020

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


A 2-day (14 hour) workshop including lectures on start-up, operations, and management.

Total Cost: $1,499

Designed exclusively for: 

Entrepreneurs, prospective and established coffee shop owners, investors, managers, and educators. 

Essential for all coffee shop owners, new or established.

Our clients have a true passion and dedication for succeeding in specialty coffee retail. They understand the importance of investing in education as a means of improving their odds of success in the coffee industry. 

Business Subjects Include

Day 1 (Monday)


  • Business Plan Development
  • Lease Negotiations (!)
  • Marketing
  • Branding
  • Cost Analysis
  • Menu Development
  • Sustainable Coffee Sourcing 
  • Layout and Design
  • Breakfast and Lunch Included! 

Day 2 (Tuesday)


  • Core Values
  • Hiring, Training, & Management
  • Equipment Selection
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Future Trends in the Coffee Industry
  • Q&A With a Recently Started, Successful Coffee Entrepreneur
  • Breakfast and Lunch Included! 

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.

Give Your Coffee Business the Best Chance to Succeed. Consider Our Most Popular and Cost Effective Package. 

Sign up for a 5-day workshop experience today. Only $3,100!

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

Want to pay a Deposit Only?

$500 down today reserves your space. Pay the rest later.

$500 non-refundable. Remaining balance due before workshop begins.

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

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