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Advanced Barista Training 3-Pack

Advanced Barista Training 3-Pack

The Tools your Business Needs to Develop Expert Baristas. On Sale! All three for $129.95!

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Espresso 101

Espresso 101

This award-winning video is the industry standard for barista training.

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Advanced Barista Training: Extreme Pours

Advanced Barista Training: Extreme Pours

This award-winning video is the industry standard for pouring latte art.

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NEW! Training with the Champions

NEW! Training with the Champions

Learn the techniques of the world's best baristas

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NEW! World Barista Championship 2007: Tokyo Japan — 2-DVD Set

NEW! World Barista Championship 2007: Tokyo Japan — 2-DVD Set

WINNER BRONZE AWARD 2008 WORLDFEST-HOUSTON! The 2007 World Barista Championship two-DVD set!

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there's more than one way to train your barista

Whether you are a new start-up business who wants your baristas to serve perfect beverages on opening day or an existing retailer who wants to increase the quality of the drinks you already serve, Bellissimo is the only coffee consulting company that offers you numerous ways to meet your specific training needs.

On-Site Barista Training

Bellissimo's on-site barista training combines your staff, your equipment and our experts in a real-time training environment that allows your team to build camaraderie and confidence as well as the technical skills they need to make the perfect latte or cappuccino every time.

Our expert instructors will also help your staff develop a deeper understanding of coffee, which in turn will increase their self-confidence when dealing with your customers. Our instructors are coffee industry professionals or barista champions who are keenly aware of how superior drink quality results in satisfied customers who return again and again for that special coffee experience.

1-5 employees:
$1,250 per day
Call for International Pricing. Does not include travel-related expenses

6-10 employees:
$1,450 per day
Call for International Pricing. Does not include travel-related expenses

Corporate Training:
$1500 per day
Call for International Pricing. Does not include travel-related expenses

American Barista & Coffee School

The American Barista & Coffee School in is the first and only professional company in the U.S. devoted to specialty coffee business education and hands-on barista training. Our workshops are held in Portland, OR and taught in our state-of-the-art espresso lab by senior specialty coffee industry leaders who have owned, operated or managed multi-unit retail coffee businesses.

When your key people need to be your on-site espresso experts, Bellissimo's "train the trainer" approach gives them the graduate level barista skills required to train the rest of your staff.

5-day Business + Barista Training:
$2,695
Discounts available for 2 or more attendees

Award Winning Training DVDs

Bellissimo is the only coffee consulting company that produces comprehensive training DVDs. Our award winning Espresso 101 has set the industry's standard for basic barista training and Advanced Barista Training is the definitive training DVD on pouring latte art. This is an excellent option for helping existing staff further develop their skills.

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The Professional Barista Handbook

The Professional Barista Handbook

The Professional Barista’s Handbook is Rao’s answer and alternative to a library full of colorful descriptions of brewing styles, growing regions, and recipes, with a peppering of scientific books mixed in.

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Everything But Espresso

Everything But Espresso

Covering extraction techniques ranging from drip machines, french presses and vacuum pots; Rao tackles the variables and theories behind numerous brewing methods.

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