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Opening the Doors of Coffee School

Envisioning a coffee school conjures images of eager eyed baristas clutching clip boards and cupping spoons. However there is another coffee school much nearer at hand. Being a great barista means opening the doors of coffee school every day. There is only one instructor: the barista. The student might also be the barista, or it […]

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Everyday Barista Training

When people say they are “in training,” they mean that they are practicing or learning a set of skills with their eyes on a specific goal. They may be in training for a marathon, in technical training on a new system at work, or in obedience training with a new puppy. Sometimes a coffee shop […]

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How To Clean Your Espresso Machine – Best Practices

Below you will learn best practices essential to cleaning a commercial espresso machine and home espresso machine alike. If you want to learn more about Texas Coffee School barista training classes, check out our Coffee Education Program for a complete list of upcoming coffee classes and barista training workshops. CLEANING ESPRESSO MACHINES: Cleaning and equipment […]

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Coffee Shop Signature Drink Recipes: Creatively Embracing Seasonality

Seasonality is a word that is ingrained in the vocabulary of specialty coffee. Coffee is a seasonal crop, just like strawberries and other fruits. Throughout the year, specialty coffee offerings will vary based on harvest schedules in different countries, and many coffees can only be found at specific times of the year. Seasonality is more than […]

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