Basic Barista Training Package

Duration: 8 hours over 2 days Price: 480$

Day 1:

Introduction to Coffee and Espresso:

  • Coffee origins, varieties, and differences between specialty and commercial coffee.

Grinders and how to grindĀ 

Making cold brew and pour overĀ 

  • Anatomy of espresso and the importance of espresso in coffee culture.

Barista Tools and Equipment:

  • Using and maintaining espresso machines.
  • Overview of essential barista tools (tamper, calibrated tamper, WDT, puck screen, brush, different pucks, distributor, knock box, dosing funnel, gravity distributor).

Espresso Extraction:

  • Understanding grind size, dosing, and tamping.
  • Techniques for perfecting espresso extraction and measuring it.
  • Adjusting grinding size for different drinks.
  • Pulling the first espresso shot and maintaining crema.
  1. Milk Frothing and Steaming:
  • Techniques for frothing and steaming milk.
  • Common mistakes and practices.
  • Using oat, almond milk, half-and-half, and cold foam.

Day 2:

Signature Coffee Drinks:

  • Creating and combining flavors and syrups with coffee.
  • Making iced lattes and using syrups to create unique drinks.

Yemeni Drinks:

  • Preparing Yemeni Adani tea, Yemeni Mofowar tea, and Yemeni cascara drink.

Practical Hands-on Session:

  • Preparing lattes and two simple coffee drinks.
  • Daily morning routine for a barista, including cleaning the machine.
  • Tasting and smelling coffee to differentiate flavors.
  • Proper coffee storage techniques.
  1. Coffee Samples:
  • Providing coffee samples for tasting and practice.