Barista Skills

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Barista Skills:

This one day course is aimed at both enthusiasts and those working in the coffee industry. You will learn how to make the prefect espresso and other coffee classics such as cappucinos and lattes.

Topics covered will include: Coffee botany; Arabica and Robusta beans, processing and preparation; Roasting coffee, freshness, storage and life-span; 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 the difference between cappuccinos, lattes, flat-whites and more and Cleaning your machine and keeping your work area clean throughout the day to ensure consistent taste and quality in your drinks.

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Basic Barista is an ideal course for those working in the hospitality industry or those who have just started using the espresso machine, ensuring that they have a global understanding of both the product and process of coffee.

Course reference: 0818 (use this when contacting provider)

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MARCH 2019
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat


Watford, WD17 3EZ


9:00am - 4:00pm


1 day




No Qualification

From: £50

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