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.

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 & 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.

Foundations & Roaster Level 1, April 4th-7th

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/

Barista Level 2 Pathway Bundle, March 9th-10th

Gaining valuable expertise in the craft of great coffee drinks while developing real-world skills in customer service techniques and on-the-bar efficiency, Level 2 Barista Pathway students will be presented with practical, advanced techniques to aid in their pursuit of espresso mastery. Students who complete Level 2 will be well prepared to lead behind the bar. The bundle will consist of:

CP201 Grind, Dose, Tamp, Extract

CP202 Espresso Bar Efficiency & Workflow

CP203 Milk Essentials & Latte Art Practice

CP204 Espresso Machine Preventative Maintenance

Foundations & Roaster Level 1, February 7th-10th

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/