The 2-Day Barista Training Class combines our popular Espresso & Milk Skills Class and Quality Coffee Brewing into one comprehensive barista training workshop. Students will gain the skills necessary to feel confident working in a quality-oriented coffee shop environment, or as a skilled home barista. Students will learn how to properly operate an espresso machine, grinders, and traditional coffee brewing equipment. In addition, students will learn how to steam milk, prepare all the classic espresso based drinks, and maintain equipment. Students will also perform guided hands-on brewing experiments and tasting exercises with today’s most popular coffee brewing equipment to learn how to isolate and control individual factors that affect coffee’s taste. The barista skills taught in this coffee class are absolutely vital for brewing consistently great tasting coffee and espresso, and knowing how to troubleshoot off-tasting results.