Fundamental Barista Skills, August 25th (A.M.)

This popular course is designed to teach the basic skill set necessary to create quality espresso beverages. This is a hands-on workshop with lots of practical skill building, theory, and detailed content.The cost is $150, and includes a pound of coffee! We will cover:

  • Best practices for step by step espresso preparation.
  • Components of quality espresso, and how to taste them.
  • Proper milk steaming techniques.
  • Espresso machine and grinder essentials and care.

Fundamental Barista Skills, June 2nd (A.M.)

This popular course is designed to teach the basic skill set necessary to create quality espresso beverages. This is a hands-on workshop with lots of practical skill building, theory, and detailed content.The cost is $150, and includes a pound of coffee! We will cover:

  • Best practices for step by step espresso preparation.
  • Components of quality espresso, and how to taste them.
  • Proper milk steaming techniques.
  • Espresso machine and grinder essentials and care.

Fundamental Barista Skills, May 5th (A.M.)

This popular course is designed to teach the basic skill set necessary to create quality espresso beverages. This is a hands-on workshop with lots of practical skill building, theory, and detailed content.The cost is $150, and includes a pound of coffee! We will cover:

  • Best practices for step by step espresso preparation.
  • Components of quality espresso, and how to taste them.
  • Proper milk steaming techniques.
  • Espresso machine and grinder essentials and care.

Fundamental Barista Skills, April 7th (A.M.)

This popular course is designed to teach the basic skill set necessary to create quality espresso beverages. This is a hands-on workshop with lots of practical skill building, theory, and detailed content.The cost is $150, and includes a pound of coffee! We will cover:

  • Best practices for step by step espresso preparation.
  • Components of quality espresso, and how to taste them.
  • Proper milk steaming techniques.
  • Espresso machine and grinder essentials and care.

Fundamental Barista Skills, January 20th (A.M.)

This popular course is designed to teach the basic skill set necessary to create quality espresso beverages. This is a hands-on workshop with lots of practical skill building, theory, and detailed content.The cost is $150, and includes a pound of coffee! We will cover:

  • Best practices for step by step espresso preparation.
  • Components of quality espresso, and how to taste them.
  • Proper milk steaming techniques.
  • Espresso machine and grinder essentials and care.

SCA Foundations & Roaster Level 1, October 24th-27th

We are thrilled to host another Roaster Foundations and Roaster Level 1 bundle. Our Director of Coffee, Nolan Dutton, will be instructing the class. He is an experienced instructor, sitting chair of the Education Committee for the Roaster’s Guild, as well as holding a seat on the Roaster’s Guild’s Executive Council.

Roaster Pathway Level 1 establishes the roasting craft with coursework in coffee analysis and evaluation, green coffee processing and sample roasting and production management and safety.

This bundle includes:

Foundations of Coffee ( CB100 Seed to Cup, CP103 Customer Service, GE103 Orientation to SCAA Cupping CP151 & 152 Brewing and Extraction Principles)

CB200 Mill to Roaster: Green Coffee Price & Contract Impacts

CB205 Green Coffee Buying Essentials

GE151 Green Coffee Grading

RP104 Decaffeination

RP110 Basic Roasting Equipment and Operation

RP112 Introduction to Roasting Concepts

RP120 Profile Roasting Practices

RP208 Roaster Plant Safety Essentials

RP223 Sample Roasting

EXM-RW1 Roaster Level 1 Written Exam

For more information visit http://scaaeducation.org/courses/roaster-pathway-level-1/

SCA Foundations & Barista Level 1, September 27th-29th

With two levels of dynamic content, the Barista Pathway presents a series of classes designed to accelerate a student’s professional trajectory with world-recognized instruction in espresso and espresso drink preparation, equipment operation and customer service. Upon completion, graduates have established a set of skills that are immediately relevant and ready to enhance the workforce in any coffee bar operation with a focus on high-level, high-quality execution to the standards and best practices of the Specialty Coffee Association of America.

Endorsed by the Barista Guild of America, the Barista Pathway is a powerful step forward as you pursue a meaningful career in specialty coffee. For more information visit scaaeducation.org

This bundle includes:

Foundations of Coffee:

CB100 Seed to Cup

CP103 Customer Service Essentials

GE103 Orientation to SCAA Cupping

CP151 & 152 Brewing and Extraction Principles

Barista Pathway Level 1:

CP101 & 102 Espresso and Milk Steaming Fundamentals Parts 1 & 2

Barista Level 1 Practical Exam

Barista Code of Conduct

SCA Foundations & Roaster Level 1, August 28th-31st

We are thrilled to host another Roaster Foundations and Roaster Level 1 bundle. Our Director of Coffee, Nolan Dutton, will be instructing the class. He is an experienced instructor, sitting chair of the Education Committee for the Roaster’s Guild, as well as holding a seat on the Roaster’s Guild’s Executive Council.

Roaster Pathway Level 1 establishes the roasting craft with coursework in coffee analysis and evaluation, green coffee processing and sample roasting and production management and safety.

This bundle includes:

Foundations of Coffee ( CB100 Seed to Cup, CP103 Customer Service, GE103 Orientation to SCAA Cupping CP151 & 152 Brewing and Extraction Principles)

CB200 Mill to Roaster: Green Coffee Price & Contract Impacts

CB205 Green Coffee Buying Essentials

GE151 Green Coffee Grading

RP104 Decaffeination

RP110 Basic Roasting Equipment and Operation

RP112 Introduction to Roasting Concepts

RP120 Profile Roasting Practices

RP208 Roaster Plant Safety Essentials

RP223 Sample Roasting

EXM-RW1 Roaster Level 1 Written Exam

For more information visit http://scaaeducation.org/courses/roaster-pathway-level-1/

Foundations & Roaster Level 1, May 23rd-26th

We are thrilled to host another Roaster Foundations and Roaster Level 1 bundle. Our Director of Coffee, Nolan Dutton, will be instructing the class. He is an experienced instructor, sitting chair of the Education Committee for the Roaster’s Guild, as well as holding a seat on the Roaster’s Guild’s Executive council.

Roaster Pathway Level 1 establishes the roasting craft with coursework in coffee analysis and evaluation, green coffee processing and sample roasting and production management and safety.

This bundle includes:

Foundations of Coffee ( CB100 Seed to Cup, CP103 Customer Service, GE103 Orientation to SCAA Cupping CP151 & 152 Brewing and Extraction Principles)

CB200 Mill to Roater: Green Coffee Price & Contract Impacts

CB205 Green Coffee Buying Essentials

GE151 Green Coffee Grading

RP104 Decaffination

RP110 Basic Roasting Equipment and Operation

RP112 Introduction to Roasting Concepts

RP120 Profile Roasting Practices

RP208 Roaster Plant Safety Essentials

RP223 Sample Roasting

EXM-RW1 Roaster Level 1 Written Exam

For more information visit http://scaaeducation.org/courses/roaster-pathway-level-1/

Fundamental Barista Skills, April 29th (PM)


This course is designed to teach the basic skill set necessary to create quality espresso beverages. This is an intensive course with lots of practical skill building, theory and detailed content.The cost is $150, and includes a pound of coffee! We will cover:

  • Best practices for step by step espresso preparation.
  • Components of quality espresso, and how to taste them.
  • Proper milk steaming techniques.
  • Espresso machine and grinder essentials and care.