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Barista Level 2 - Calgary

Barista Level 2 - Calgary

Regular price $208.00 USD
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Prerequisite: Barista Level 1 and level 2, no exceptions
Duration: 2.5 hours
Who is this course for:

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

Curriculum: This class expands the fundamentals you learnt and practised in Barista Levels 1 and 2 until you Perfect the One Person Bar. This understanding and experience of perfecting the one person bar is essential for efficient high quality cafe operations.

You will also explore why people drink the coffee they drink, ask important questions about how and what people taste when they drink coffee? In this class we pull back the curtain and reveal the real truth about coffee. Despite being the most consumed drink in the world, very few people know anything about coffee. All we know are advertising factoids and propaganda.

Some Topics covered:
  • Specialty and commodity coffee types
  • Tasting exercises
  • Developing and understanding your palate
  • Exposing Coffee Myths
  • How to talk about and taste the essential Coffee Wheel of flavours
  • The tongue map, umami and basic elements of tastes perception
  • Blind Cupping
  • Comparative cupping for roast level, branding and taste descriptors
  • Comparative Cupping
  • Cupping for quality
  • Choosing a Roaster and their influence on taste
  • How to Dial in the coffee by taste
  • Preparing Drinks To Standards
  • Milk texturing and microfoaming technique and principles
  • Peak of coffee freshness and understanding expectations
  • Changing the coffee marketing narrative
  • Making adjustments to the grinder to change taste depending on retention, dosing and tamping

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.

Location: 629 36 Ave NE Unit B, Calgary, AB.

Included with your class:

  • Printed Student Manual, Study Guide and Certificate of Completion
  • Free Membership to the Wholesale Student Buying Club ($799.00 Value)
  • Lifetime Alumni Membership and Benefits
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    Sheldon Therriault
    5 stars

    The user didn't write a review, and has left just a rating.

    thanks Sheldon!

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    Dia Bier
    5 stars

    The user didn't write a review, and has left just a rating.

    Thanks Diana! And congratulations on the successful opening of your cafe Dark Kiss Coffee in Leduc Alberta, https://www.darkkisscoffee.ca/

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    Ashley Rong
    5 stars

    If you're looking for a place to learn about coffee, this is definitely Calgary's best bet. They are very professional, the course is organized, and it is not difficult for a zero foundation. Just remember, when you get coffee knowledge, remember to review. As for latte art, be sure to practice a lot.

    Thank you Ashley. Stay in touch

    吳夏天
    would highly recommend for anyone

    It is a excellent experience Mario and Jamie are very knowledgeable and professional, class materials are break down to simple form that is easy to understand for anyone, would highly recommend for anyone who has a interest in learning about coffee

    thank you

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    Erika SK
    I highly recommend this course

    I took the coffee barista bundle course in April and couldn’t be happier I did that. The course includes a section on how to open your own coffee shop and the information shared definitely raised awareness on how to avoid the common mistakes that usually lead to failure. I highly recommend this course to all of those who would like to learn about high quality coffee shops and high quality coffee making.

    thank you Erika, was good to meet you!