Your Key to Success in Specialty Coffee

With more than 25 years of experience behind us and uncountable cups of coffee before us, American Barista & Coffee School knows coffee—and the coffee industry. More importantly, we know how to share our knowledge, experience and solutions to best help you create, build and grow your specialty coffee business. 

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Here at Bellissimo, we understand that learning doesn’t just happen with words; thus, we offer integral hands-on education and experience in all elements of the specialty coffee industry at The American Barista & Coffee School, our world renowned coffee and barista training facility.

We’re at our best when we’re helping you become your best. 

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Coffee School

The American Barista & Coffee School [ABCS] is the premier professional facility in the world for coffee business entrepreneurs who want to start up and operate a specialty coffee business. At ABCS, we work hard to ensure that our entrepreneurial clients walk away with a comprehensive understanding of the retail coffee industry and the confidence to open their own successful coffee operations. 

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If there’s one thing that can be said about Bellissimo Coffee Advisors, it’s that we know our coffee. We know how to make it, how to sell it and, of course, how to drink it. And with more than 18 years of experience as the industry leader in coffee education and consulting, we have a breadth of experience and knowledge unparalleled in the specialty coffee industry.

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We now include a Business Presentation Plan Template with our five and six day workshops! This $1,295 value is a beautiful and comprehensive business plan and includes an executive summary, description of the business, product descriptions, location, company principles, additional expertise, target market analysis, related competition, marketing techniques, and menu specifications to be customized to your business. 


Running December 8-10, 2016, in Portland, Oregon, this is the workshop many of our students have been asking for.  If you're looking to get more in-depth roasting training, this is the workshop for you!

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Bellissimo Coffee Advisors is the only specialty coffee advising company that provides you with everything you need to brew a successful business. Taking a team approach, we draw on the experience of a diverse group of talented specialty coffee-industry professionals to guide you every step of the way, from planting the seed of the idea to optimizing growth to harvesting the fruits of your labor. Our educational programs in marketing, sales, finance, product development, retail, operations, roasting, graphic design, employee training are unparalleled and backed by our years of experience and satisfied clients.