academy-13

Course overview:

Designed to test advanced skills and detailed knowledge of the science behind processes used, expected from a professional barista (for example, from someone working as a barista for 12 months or more, with some management responsibilities). Successful candidates should have a detailed understanding of their ingredients and of the techniques available to maximise the quality of the drinks made. They should be able to manage the skills of others to produce quality drinks and provide excellent customer service. They should be able to maintain their equipment to ensure continued quality.

Outline:
- The coffee journey
- The definition of specialty coffee
- Understanding of coffee aromas & flavours
- Grinding Calibration
- Espresso Calibration
- Milk Frothing techniques
- Introduction to Classic Italian Coffee Beverages
- Brewing SOP
- Espresso Machine operation & cleaning

Duration: Course length is estimated at 2 - 3 days.