We now offer training in all things coffee related; either at our roastery using some of the best coffee making equipment out there, or at your coffee shop at a time to suit you.
What We Offer
Coffee making is a complicated process - we can tailor the training to your specific requirements but there are some basic things we cover:
Introduction to Speciality Coffee - £45 per person, 1 hour session
- Where does coffee come from?- Harvesting and processing methods and how these impact flavour- Countries of origin and the importance of altitude- The role of the coffee roaster vs the barista- Basics of coffee brewing: coffee to water ratios, different brew methods- Coffee tasting!
Espresso Making Deep-Dive - £45 per person, 1 hour session
- Qualities of a good & bad espresso- Why 27 - 32 seconds is the magic extraction window to aim for- Coffee ratios- The importance of grind size, dose and freshness of coffee- Dialling in a grinder & coffee machine
Barista Training (for cafes) - £50 per person per hour (usually takes 2 hours)
- Espresso making - extraction time, grind and dose adjustment on the fly- Milk to coffee ratios - the differences between flat white, latte, cappuccino etc- Milk steaming - the importance of milk temperature and how to get the right texture- Coffee shop hygiene and how to build good coffee making habits- How to keep your machine and grinder in good working order - daily/weekly cleaning routine