Barista Essentials

Regular price $180.00
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Barista Essentials

Discover the science behind great coffee in our Barista Essentials course. In this basic class, our trainers break down every aspect of the coffee-making process from start to finish, explaining the 'why' and 'how' behind each step. You will have hands-on experience with the machine to hone your skills and get the chance to make all the drinks on an Australian café espresso menu. Whether you're an aspiring barista, a coffee enthusiast, or simply looking for an engaging coffee class, this is the perfect place to start. You will leave with a signed certificate, ready to extend your experience as a trained barista.

Duration: 4 Hours

What you will learn

  • An introduction to the coffee plant
  • An introduction to the chemistry of coffee roasting
  • How to grind, dose and tamp coffee to make espresso coffee
  • How to use a number of techniques to determine if your espresso is under-extracted, over-extracted or a correct extraction
  • An introduction to the variables that can affect espresso extraction, such as grind and dose
  • How to texture milk and achieve perfect microfoam
  • How to pour textured milk into espresso
  • How to build drinks in the coffee menu
  • How to backflush your espresso machine

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