Tiny Footprint Coffee offers fun, interactive training classes for baristas of all skill levels. From the rookie home brewer, to the seasoned coffee shop veteran, and everyone in-between. Our classes provide insight and hands-on training to enhance your knowledge and bring fun to the coffee experience. So come on, join us.
Barista Level 1
Overview of coffee history, sourcing, and roasting, in-depth lesson on espresso extraction and dialing in, in-depth lesson on micro-foam, practice making a complete drink. Register for Barista 1 here.
Quick barista 1 review, heart fundamentals made easy, practice with water, live practice, practice, practice, rosetta fundamentals, more practice. Register for Latte Art here.
Building recipes using golden cup theory, pour over brewing techniques, test recipes on Chemex, Kalita, and other devices, qualitatively and quantitatively evaluate results. Moving onto cold brew we’ll cover hands on, how to do it, what it costs and how much to charge, from small personal batches to filling a keg for Nitro on tap. Register for Brewing Basics here.
Learn the analysis of coffee flavor, quality, and aroma from the sample roaster to the cupping table. How we taste, how to cup, coffee descriptions, play the “name that coffee” game (blind tasting). Register for Cupping here.
Coffee Shop 101
What does it take to run a coffee shop? In this class we discuss the coffee entrepreneurship journey from ideation to implementation. Business planning, financing, market research, operations management, licencing, and beyond. Register For Coffee Shop 101 here.