espresso latte art barista training course

Barista Level 2 - Vancouver

Regular price $279.00 $0.00

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Prerequisite: Barista Level 1, no exceptions
Duration: 3 hours
Who is this course for:

  • You want to learn about and work in specialty coffee
  • For Beginners to Advanced, all ages

Curriculum: Practice, practice and more practice. This class expands all the technical fundamentals you learnt in Barista Level 1. You will learn to perfect and manipulate techniques to enhance taste and fine-tune the technically correct drink. Our Advanced barista training level 2 course prepares the student for the challenges presented in Barista Level 3.
Some Topics covered:

  • Espresso Machine and Grinder technical standards and requirements
  • Pulling a consistent shot – grind adjustment, tamping the coffee puck level
  • Espresso drink names, sizes and recipes: Building, Making and Tasting Ristretto, Normale and Lungo and Americano
  • How should Espresso taste
  • Roasters influence on taste
  • Dose and Grinders role in affecting taste
  • Machine engineering and taste
  • Baristas impact on taste
  • Milk based drink names, sizes and recipes: Building, making and tasting macchiato, cappuccino, latte, cortado, flat white
  • Preparing Drinks To Standards
  • Milk texturing and microfoaming technique and principles
  • Latte Art Instruction, Demonstration and Practise
  • Essential barista knowledge

Registration: Pre-registration required, no dropins.

Class Sizes are small with most of the class time being hands on giving you lots of time to learn. Class includes printed take-away material.

Specials: Buy all 4 barista levels and save.

Private Groups: We can accommodate private group training on weekdays and weekends - just ask and we are happy to schedule your course to work best for your coffee business needs.

Class attendees receive a certificate of completion and a printed take away barista training notebook.

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