Professional Barista Development

There are seven programs or modules we offer in our Professional Barista Development Series. These can be taken either as independent offerings or as a series.

  • Module 1:  Coffee Knowledge (From Seed to Cup) (3-8 participants)
    • 4 Hour Class Regularly Scheduled at One Line Coffee-Short North Training Center

Explore the story of coffee from it’s socio-economic history to the vast complexity of its production and cultivation. This course strengthens your understanding of all things coffee, apart from the brewing and tasting.

Since each class is limited to 8 participants, reservations must be made on-line (using the link available below) The course fee per participant is $100 with payment required with course registration.

  • Module 2: Palate Development (3-8 participants)
    • 3 Hour Class Regularly Scheduled at One Line Coffee-Short North Training Center

Deliciousness drives specialty coffee preparation. This course lays the ground work for professional coffee tasting by defining tastes like “acidity, sweetness, bitterness and body”.

Since each class is limited to 8 participants, reservations must be made on-line (using the link available below) The course fee per participant is $80 with payment required with course registration.

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  • Module 3: Extraction Theory   (Individual Participant Lab Session)
    • 3 Hour Class- Custom Scheduled at One Line Coffee-Short North Training Center

Learn the fundamentals of coffee brewing: the 6 extraction variables. Whether it’s batch brew drip coffee, immersion cold brew or pour overs, this class covers the “how-to” of brewing through science and practice.

Since this laboratory session is usually limited to a single participant, reservations must be made on-line (using the link available below).  The course fee is $225.  If the registrant has a friend or co-worker they would like to share the program with,  select the Two-Participant Option which has a $337.50 fee to cover the additional trainer time required as well as extra coffee and supply costs.

  • Module 4: Espresso & Milk   (Individual Participant Lab Session)
    • 4 Hour Class- Custom Scheduled at One Line Coffee-Short North Training Center

This course is fundamentally essential for any cafe serving espresso drinks. Learn espresso preparation, terminology and milk steaming. This course begins a barista’s journey into espresso drink service.

Since this laboratory session is usually limited to a single participant, reservations must be made on-line (using the link available below).  The course fee is $300.  If the registrant has a friend or co-worker they would like to share the program with,  select the Two-Participant Option which has a $450 fee to cover the additional trainer time required as well as extra coffee and supply costs.

  • Module 5: Drink Construction   (Individual Participant Lab Session)
    • 2 Hour Class- Custom Scheduled at One Line Coffee-Short North Training Center

After completing Module 4, this class provides guided practice of preparing espresso beverages. The class is essential for any cafe serving espresso drinks. From Americano to Macchiato to Flavored Lattes, we’ll make them all and provide strategies for producing excellent drinks consistently.”

Since this laboratory session is usually limited to a single participant, reservations must be made on-line (using the link available below).  The course fee is $150.  If the registrant has a friend or co-worker they would like to share the program with,  select the Two-Participant Option which has a $225. fee to cover the additional trainer time required as well as extra coffee and supply costs.

  • Module 6: Latte Art   (Individual Participant Lab Session)
    • 2 Hour Class- Custom Scheduled at One Line Coffee-Short North Training Center

This is more than just pouring designs in drinks; this is intermediate level milk steaming in which participants make strides for more consistent, better, sweeter milk drinks. You’re drinks will look and taste better.

Since this laboratory session is usually limited to a single participant, reservations must be made on-line (using the link available below).  The course fee is $150.  If the registrant has a friend or co-worker they would like to share the program with, select the Two-Participant Option which has a $225. fee to cover the additional trainer time required as well as extra coffee and supply costs.

  • Module 7: Espresso Dial-In (Individual Participant Lab Session)
    • 2 Hour Class- Custom Scheduled at One Line Coffee-Short North Training Center

This is intermediate level espresso. Participants learn the art of creating espresso recipes from scratch; and they learn how to make the espresso taste AMAZING everyday.

Since this laboratory session is usually limited to a single participant, reservations must be made on-line (using the link available below).  The course fee is $150.  If the registrant has a friend or co-worker they would like to share the program with, select the Two-Participant Option which has a $225. fee to cover the additional trainer time required as well as extra coffee and supply costs.

  • Module 9: Barista Performance & Training Strategies (Available ONLY to Train The Trainer Participants)
    • 2 Hour Class- Custom Scheduled at One Line Coffee-Short North Training Center

This is the “graduating” or final workshop module for Train The Trainer Participants.  Special Training Strategies will be discussed to facilitate the participant’s transition into an actual “Trainer” role at their store. There will also be a review of all handout and training resource materials as well as enrollment in an on-line library of such materials.

Since this laboratory session is usually limited to a a small number of participants, reservations must be made on-line (using the link available below).  The course fee is $150.  If the registrant has a second store employee they would like to share the program with, select the Two-Participant Option which has a $225. fee to cover the additional trainer time required.

Click Here To Register for any of the Professional Barista Development Workshops!