Introduction to Coffee
Learn about coffees journey from its origins in Ethiopia to the major commodity it is today. From growing the cherries through grading, roasting, and brewing, this module provides an overview of the coffee value chain.
Introduction to Barista
This course will introduce you to the world of a barista. The aim is to take a total novice and give you the skills required to deliver an espresso-based drinks menu and operate a traditional espresso machine successfully.
Milk & Latte Art
As most drinks served in a café today are milk based, we have developed a course that focuses exclusively on milk and getting the most out of this key ingredient. The aim of the course is to take an existing barista and refine their milk foam technique to achieve more consistent results and then latte art.
With this course, we get a little geekier and start focusing in on the variables impacting an espresso being good to constantly being great. We will go beyond the simple steps to produce an espresso, this course looks at extraction and how to control and influence the flavour more closely.
Blended Drinks, Chocolate & Syrups
Coffee is our main passion, but there are many more drinks available to serve to your customers. The course aims to take the mystery out of these drinks and help you deliver them to a higher level and with more consistency.
This course is aimed at the avid coffee drinker who loves coffee, but doesn’t serve coffee to the public. This session will introduce you to how coffee can be brewed better at home and with more consistency. By learning more about the history of coffee and the journey it takes before you open a bag in your own home, you will feel better equipped
Learn about the journey of coffee from seed to cup, with particular focus on what we do in our Roastery to impact the flavour. You will follow a coffee through the journey it takes once it arrives with us in Sheffield, from sample roasting to final quality control of our coffees sold.