Fundamental Barista Skills, July 14th (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.

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, August 20th (P.M.)


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 $125, 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, August 20th (A.M.)


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 $125, 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.