Unit 44 Shire Hill Industrial Estate - Saffron Walden - Essex - CB11 3AQ
Telephone:- 01799 543809
PRODUCTS . MACHINES . TRAINING . SERVICING .
Basic Barista Course. Level 1
This one day course is aimed at both home enthusiasts and those working in the coffee industry. You will learn how to make the prefect espresso and the drinks that accompany this base. Basic Barista is a great course for your staff who have just started using the espresso machine, ensuring they have a global understanding of both the product and process of coffee.
You will learn:
Coffee botany, Arabica and Robusta beans, processing and preparation.
Correct procedures of using grinders and espresso machines
How to set the grinder, dose and pull a shot of espresso
Troubleshooting, how to spot bad coffee by appearance, smell and taste.
Milk steaming, how to make micro-foam - the silky, shiny milk that tastes wonderful.
The cafe menu, learn what the difference between drinks.
Cleaning your machine and keeping your work area clean, and safety aspects of using the machines.
The Basic Barista course will help you gain a great insight into the correct process required to make the foundation of tasty coffee drinks.
A light lunch is provided.
Intermediate Barista Course. Level 2
The Intermediate Barista course is designed to expand upon knowledge taught in our Beginner Barista course. It is a one day course that includes cupping coffee, latte art, types of milk, grinder models and espresso trends.
Your will learn about:
Cupping a group of coffees, discussing single origins, blended coffees.
Grinder types, how to get the most out of them and prolong their life-span.
Espresso trends, experiment with fine tuning the shot and pulling ristrettos.
Tamping techniques and grind settings, how they can change the taste.
Milk steaming techniques, dealing with multiple orders and consistency of milk.
The difference in steaming soya, full fat, semi and skimmed milk
Jugs selection and how to free pour from a variety of jug size
The Intermediate Barista course is perfect for those who have a foundation understanding and experience with making coffee but are looking to improve their skills. The knowledge you will take away from this course is the perfect start into the speciality coffee industry.
A light lunch will be provided.