Calendar of Events

  • April2017

    Classes This Month

    April Business Workshop

    $1250

    04.25 - 04.26 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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    April Barista Workshop

    $1250

    04.27 - 04.28 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • May2017

    Classes This Month

    May Business Workshop

    $1250

    05.22 - 05.23 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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    May Barista Workshop

    $1250

    05.24 - 05.25 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • June2017

    Classes This Month

    June Business Workshop

    $1250

    06.19 - 06.20 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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    June Barista Workshop

    $1250

    06.21 - 06.22 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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    June Advanced Barista Workshop*

    $500

    06.23 - 06.23 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Business Workshop

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This intensive 2 day (14 hour) workshop includes lectures on start-up, operations, management. This workshop is designed for entrepreneurs, prospective business owners, existing coffee bar owners, barista trainers and managers. Our clients have a true passion and dedication for succeeding in specialty coffee retail, and want to perfect their craft as a barista. 

Business subjects include: A Brief History of the Specialty Coffee Industry, Concept Development, Business Planning, Business Plans, Acquiring Financing, Finding a Location, Negotiating a Lease, Coffee Bar Design, Cafe Ambiance, Selecting Equipment, Menu/Products/Recipes/Prices, Interviewing and Hiring Employees, Employee Training, Operational Systems and Controls, Financial Projections, Marketing Your Business, and Social Media and Website Significance.

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Barista Workshop

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This is a jam packed two days designed to bring your skill as a barista and your understanding of coffee to the next level. 

In those two days (14 hrs of class time) you will learn foundational skills in:  

  • equipment maintenance and operation, 
  • menu development
  • espresso extraction
  • milk steaming
  • latte art
  • work flow
  • speed
  • efficiency and organization 
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On-Site Barista Workshop & Consultation

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If you are unable to make the trip out to Portland, OR for our workshops, don't worry, we can come to you! We are able to visit your site to either set up training and work with you and your staff one on one. 

Learn more about our consulting services or call us at 800-655-3955