BARISTA ACADEMY

THE EXPERIENCE OF LEARNING THE JOY OF EXTRAORDINARY TRUTH

THE BARISTA ACADEMY 

Our Barista Trainers are on hand to share their knowledge. Asking “why” rather than “how”. Expect to leave with a new perspective on coffee.  In our Bean Chamber, it seats up to 30 guests, comes with a group of friends just for fun, or book out the Bean Chamber for a corporate event with a caffeinated twist.

COFFEE APPRECIATION

OUR MOST POPULAR!

R 450

Some theory of coffee, history, origin, Interesting facts about all the aspects of the coffee business from growing, harvesting beans to roasting, production, then we teach preparation and have some fun tasting.   


• COFFEE FACTS  History, origin, theory and interesting facts about every aspect of the coffee business, including growing, harvesting, roasting, production, preparation, and sales & after-sales.

• ROASTERY & BEAN CHAMBER TOUR  Accompanied by an in-depth discussion.

• CUPPING  The professional method of tasting coffee with different origins and characteristics, before blending and brewing preparation.

• EQUIPMENT INTRODUCTION  An in-depth discussion on all the equipment a barista uses ie: espresso machine and bean grinder.

• MANUAL BREWING  Demonstration of a manual brewing method.

BARISTA INTRODUCTION

HOME BARISTA SKILLS
 
R 650

You’ve bought that dream machine? Or want to… Well there’s no point in having a sports car in the garage if you don’t know how to drive it. This is the basic of  a true Barista. Blow your friends away with your new skills. 


ROASTING THEORY   Understanding and working with the different bean profiles.

• EQUIPMENT INTRODUCTION  An in-depth discussion on all the equipment a barista uses ie: espresso machine and bean grinder.

• BASICS OF EXTRACTION  How to create a perfect brew.

• POURING A PERFECT ESPRESSO  A step-by-step, “start to finish”, guide to consistently preparing the perfect espresso. Pull a shot just like the pros.

• BASIC MILK PREPARATION & POURING TECHNIQUES  Learn and impress with your new visual pouring skills.

PROFESSIONAL BARISTA

START YOUR FUTURE CAREER
 
R 6 000

This 5 day intense course will be kickstart to a successful career in the coffee industry. You will learn everything about the origin and business of coffee and will walk away as a true Barista. 

 

• 5 DAY COURSE  An intense and thorough course with a written theory test and a practical presentation graded by the trainers. Certification will be provided should the assessment be passed with 85% or more.

• COFFEE FACTS  History, origin, theory and interesting facts about every aspect of the coffee business, including growing, harvesting, roasting, production, preparation, and sales & after-sales.

• ROASTING THEORY  Understanding the different bean profiles.

• CUPPING  The professional method of tasting coffee with different origins and characteristics, before blending and brewing preparation.

• EQUIPMENT INTRODUCTION  An in-depth discussion on all the equipment a barista uses, including the tool kit (barista kit), espresso machine and bean grinder.

• MILK  PREPARATION   Learn the key techniques to preparing micro-textured milk, applicable to every espresso-based drink.

• PRESENTATION  Learn the importance of presentation standards when preparing your coffee including latte art demonstration. “Great presentation equals great coffee”.

• DRINK RECIPES  A comprehensive guide to preparing all the espresso-based drinks on a typical barista menu.