Learn how to open a successful coffee shop business and get professional training for everything you want to know about becoming a barista.

Since 2001, The Canadian Barista Academy is an open source barista training and coffee shop business school. We simply want to improve coffee quality in Canada, one cup at a time, with a commitment to your success and growing the Artisan Coffee movement in Canada.

More about our mission...

We openly and actively share knowledge and skills through our barista, roaster and Opening a Coffee Shop classes.

Our motivation in teaching is simple and transparent - we do not want to sell you anything (kickbacks) nor will we one day compete against your coffee business. Our sole objective is to educate!

If you’re interested in learning from us, please get in touch, or check out our coffee courses in Vancouver,  Calgary  and  Toronto.