*This course is free for primary wholesale partners*
This is a 3-hour course that includes a refresher on best practices for pulling espresso, milk steaming, with a primary focus on latte art principles and application. This course is excellent for new baristas working on basic presentations as well as advanced baristas who are working to grow their skill in complex latte art designs. With rotations in place, we can accommodate multiple skill levels.
- 1:00 pm Milk
- 1:15 pm Latte Art Principles
- 1:45 pm Espresso Review
- 2:00 pm Latte Art Application
- 4:00 pm End
Milk Chemistry & Steaming Principles
After this 15-minute course you'll understand why various kinds of milk and milk alternatives behave differently and how to properly steam milk
- Milk Chemistry
- Steaming Technique
Latte Art Principles
After this 15-minute course, you'll understand how to manipulate a pour to achieve the design you want and be able to show your customers a visual representation of the care you took in preparing their drink.
- Design Specifics
Latte Art Application
After this 2 hour hands-on application with real-time instructor feedback, most students can achieve a basic heart, tulip, and rosetta design, while walking away with the tools they need to perfect them later on. Advanced barista's will be coached on how on any design they are wanting to achieve whether it's to win a latte art competition or impress customers with a unique experience. This might include designs like multi-tiered tulips, "slow-settas", hanging hearts, swans, and more.
- How to pour a heart
- How to pour a tulip
- How to pour a rosetta
- Complex design analysis