Weekend Barista Fundamentals
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As the original coffee school, Seattle Barista Academy has maintained the highest standards for barista training and continues to teach the most cutting-edge concepts to coffee professionals. Our teaching program is a multi-dimensional approach that provides students with the essential knowledge, training and sourcing in order to be successful. Our team has 95+ years in the coffee industry and experience in a variety of facets related to coffee.
One Day Intensive Barista Skills Class
This course is a one day (8 hours) intensive barista skills class that covers the fundamentals, including seed to cup education, palate development, bean grinding, dosage techniques, coffee distribution, leveling and tamping; using scales to dial in the ideal espresso shot, espresso theory, extraction and profiling; milk theory, milk steaming and latte art and the basics of equipment maintenance; as well as the work flow and ergonomics. You will have the experience of working with commercial espresso grinders and espresso machines.
This course teaches all the traditional espresso drinks as well as how to brew single-origin and blend coffee using pour over methods including French press, aero press and much more. You also get to enjoy a cupping session and gain understanding of how coffee is selected by roasters.
What's included: Seattle Barista Academy Training Manual; Seattle Barista Academy Certificate of Completion.
VEBO Exclusive: Includes DVD set recapping all you learn in the course so you can brush up on your skills at home!