PROFESSIONAL BARISTA COURSE
Professional Barista Course (5 days)
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 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 toolkit (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.
Practical - On the final day of the course, there will be a written theory test and a practical presentation which will be graded by the trainer's Certification will be provided should the assessment be passed with 85% or more.