The American Barista & Coffee School is the first and only professional institution in the U.S. devoted to domestic and international specialty coffee business education and hands-on barista training.
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.
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.
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.
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.
From the first few minutes starting with the opening remarks and introductions, I felt relaxed and comfortable. The instructors were flexible and open to both the humor and individual needs of the attendees. As for the knowledge they shared with us, I feel it was invaluable to the overall success of my business.
I now understand the process of making cappuccino, understand what parts of the process are most crucial and understand what to look for at every step of the process to assure...Read More...
a great end result - a GREAT shot of espresso! We also learned little tricks and shortcuts that will make our daily operations run smoother and prolong the life of our equipment.
I could go on and on about the positive impact that this training has made on me and the future success of my business, but I will leave it here.