Classes

CCBA offers barista classes that teach you the fundamentals of coffee preparation.


homebarista

Home Barista

3 HOUR COURSE – $195.00

  • Espresso Preparation Technique – Developing great techniques for dosing, distributing and tamping
  • Quality Evaluation – We correlate the visual appearance of an espresso extraction with its taste
  • Extraction Theory – Brewing parameter adjustments
  • Espresso Recipes – We measure dose weights, beverage weights and extraction parameter adjustments. How, when, and why to adjust.
  • Milk Steaming – Introduction to these vital concepts
  • Cleaning and Maintenance – How and what to clean on your espresso machine and grinder
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chemex

Fundamentals of Coffee Brewing Methods

1.5 HOUR COURSE – $140.00

  • Brewing Theory – Explore the effects of grind size; water temperature and brewing recipe examine extraction results. Coffee tasting and Pallet training
  • Pour Over Methods – Using Hario ware brewers
  • Press Method –
  • Air Press Method
  • Chemex Method
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coffee tasting

Sensory Skills & Coffee Class

2.5 HOUR COURSE – $190.00

  • Brewing Theory – Explore the effects of grind size; water temperature and brewing recipe examine extraction results. Coffee tasting and Pallet training
  • Palette Training – Using chemical solutions and brewing coffee examples, explore how we experience the four big tastes; bitter, sweet, salt, sour
  • Coffee Tasting – We will learn how to evaluate coffee in a traditional cupping or filter coffee tasting format
  • Coffee Taster Wheel – We start building our sensory memory in relation to coffee
  • Coffee Knowledge – in the coffee supply chain all the way through the farmer, mill, and brewing
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