1-Day Barista Training - level-1, $495.00 $445.50

Day 1: 9am - 5:00 Pm

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Prerequisite: No prior experience is required.

  • Want to increase your general knowledge of coffee and deepen your understanding about the science of coffee?
  • Want to learn the essential skills needed to be effective behind an espresso bar or make great coffee at home?
  • Want to know how to produce consistent great tasting coffee beverages?

This 1-Day Barista Training – Level 1 class is recommended for anyone who wants to develop or expand their foundational knowledge and skills needed to become an effective barista and business owner. This includes potential coffee shop owners who are planning to open a coffee business, recently opened a coffee business, or want to include a coffee offering in their food or retail business; budding baristas or baristas with limited experience who want to learn the craft or expand their skills; coffee enthusiasts who are considering becoming a barista; and home barista aficionados. This class is also a suitable alternative for people that do not have the time to take the more comprehensive 2-Day Barista Training Bundle or the 3-Day Professional Coffee Business Bundle all at once.

This foundational class is designed to provide baristas and business owners looking to acquire the essential coffee knowledge and skills required to produce consistent high-quality coffee espresso-based beverages.

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This class will cover everything from espresso extraction, grinding techniques, and milk steaming, to the equipment and skills required to make consistent high-quality hot and cold espresso and non-espresso-based drinks. In addition, this class will provide learning about bean varietals, processing methods, regional taste and roasting profiles (the bean-to-cup chain); efficient coffee bar design; and much more.

Included with your class is a Student Manual and New Jersey Coffee School Certificate of Completion.

Class sizes are kept small, and we provide extensive hands-on training and coaching, working with commercial coffee equipment in our state-of-the-art coffee lab. This course is comprehensive and provides a substantial opportunity for anyone interested in taking their barista and business owner knowledge and skills to the next level.

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Upcoming Classes

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Feb 23
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More Barista Training Classes

2-Day Barista Training Bundle

Barista Training Level - 2


More Barista Training Classes

2-Day Barista Training Bundle

Barista Training Level - 2


coffee topics

This class will cover everything from espresso extraction, grinding techniques, and milk steaming, to the equipment and skills required to make consistent high-quality hot and cold espresso and non-espresso-based drinks. In addition, this class will provide learning about bean varietals, processing methods, regional taste and roasting profiles (the bean-to-cup chain); efficient coffee bar design; and much more.

Included with your class is a Student Manual and New Jersey Coffee School Certificate of Completion.

Class sizes are kept small, and we provide extensive hands-on training and coaching, working with commercial coffee equipment in our state-of-the-art coffee lab. This course is comprehensive and provides a substantial opportunity for anyone interested in taking their barista and business owner knowledge and skills to the next level.

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Additional Information

  • Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Lunch included. Please contact us if have any food allergies or preferences.
  • No prior experience is necessary.
  • Scheduling: We offer classes on a 3-month rolling basis (see our calendar and class listing pages); if you cannot make any of those dates, please contact us and we will let you know when future dates become available.
  • For café owners interested in private group barista training, please contact us separately.
  • In addition to the topics covered above, those interested in a more in-depth barista training experience, including troubleshooting for optimal taste, barista customer experience aspects, and health and safety protocols, as well as having more time in our coffee lab to practice and create more nuanced espresso and non-espresso beverages; we recommend our 2-Day Barista Training Bundle.
  • For business owners, this course is the same as the first day of our 3-Day Professional Coffee Business Class Bundle.  However, it does not cover the critical business aspects of planning, operating, and profitably managing a successful coffee business; we recommend those interested in that will want to attend our 3-Day Professional Coffee Business Class Bundle or take this class in conjunction with our individual Professional Coffee Business Class – Level 1 and Level 2 offerings

Topics Covered included

Barista Skills

  • Using different types of coffee equipment and key features
  • Drip coffee – brewing ratios, pour-overs, cold brew, and best practices
  • Grinding and tamping fundamentals and techniques
  • Science of espresso extraction
  • Dialing-in an espresso machine to achieve optimal taste
  • Milk steaming and texturing
  • Milk pouring techniques and alternative dairy options
  • Espresso-based drink creation (popular classic beverages)
  • Hot and cold beverage routines
  • Non-espresso-based drinks (including chai latte, hot chocolate, and refreshers)
  • Developing your taste preferences – coffee tastings from Latin America, Africa, and Asia
  • Beverage recipies
  • Efficient coffee bar design
  • Cleaning and maintenance of coffee equipment

Essential Coffee Ingredients

  • Bean varietals – arabica vs. robusta
  • Bean processing methods and sourcing
  • Regional taste and roasting profiles
  • Buying, using, and storing coffee
  • Water quality and filtration
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