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Professional Barista


Our Professional Barista Course has been developed and expanded to be more relevant to the needs of those who want to become a professional barista.

The program is a 3-day course that includes learning how to make the perfect espresso shot - the art of milk frothing - and learning how to make the most popular Italian hot and cold coffee items. The course also includes technical aspects such as adjusting coffee grinders and learning essentials of coffee machine main maintenance. This course is ideal for those who have never studied the art of coffee making. By the end of the course, student will be able to master a range of exciting coffee menus in order to open their own coffee shops. Our course is taught in association with Lavazza Thailand.

The school also offers a one-day Latte Art workshop for anyone who wants to expand their coffee knowledge and serve exceptional coffee. This course will develop understanding of the chemistry of milk and the technique to produce some lovely latte art.


Course Outline

— Day 1 —

  • Coffee botany, growing, processing and harvesting
  • Basic coffee blends, roasting coffee, storage and life-span
  • Packaging
  • Grinder types, function and settings
  • Defining coffee crema, aroma, acidity, strength, body and after taste
  • Tamping techniques and other factors that will affect your coffee
  • Troubleshooting, how to spot bad coffee by appearance, smell and taste
  • Verifying coffee bean quality
  • Milk steaming techniques
  • The cafe menu: Hot
    • Espresso
    • Americano
    • Café Mocha
    • Café Shakerato
    • Cappuccino
    • Caramel Latte
    • Affogato
    • Espresso Con Panna
    • Espresso Machiato
    • Espresso Shakerato
    • Mocha Latte
    • Maroccino
  • Hot coffee drink-making practices
  • Types of coffee machine maintenance knowledge
  • Decaf coffee

— Day 2 —

  • The cafe menu: Cold
    • Iced Coffee
    • Iced Cappuccino
    • Iced Caramel Latte
    • Iced Latte
    • Iced Mocha
    • Iced Mocha Latte
  • Hot and cold coffee drink-making practices

— Day 3 —

  • Pour-over coffee drip techniques
  • Latte art techniques: Heart shape & Rosotta
  • Assign group work and provide consultation to the students to create their own special menus
  • An assignment: to create your own signature drinks
  • A theory exam
  • A practical exam
  • Certificate conferment

Useful Note

Total Hours: 18 hours
Duration: 3 days
2019 Class Schedule:
- February: Saturday 2, 9, 16 (Full)
- February: Thursday 21, Friday 22 and Saturday 23 (Full)
- March: Saturday 2, 9, 16 (Full)
- March: Thursday 28, Friday 29 and Saturday 30 (Full)
- April: Wednesday 3, Thursday 4 and Friday 5 (Full)
- April: Thursday 25, Friday 26 and Saturday 27** (Full)
- May: Thursday 9, Friday 10 and Saturday 11 (Full)
- May: Thursday 23, Friday 24 and Saturday 25 (Full)
- June: Saturday 1, 8, 15 (Full)
- June: Thursday 20, Friday 21 and Saturday 22 (Full)
- July: Thursday 4, Friday 5, Saturday 6
- July: Thursday 18, Friday 19, Saturday 20**
- August:
Thursday 1, Friday 2, Saturday 3
- August: Saturday 17, 24, 31
- August: Thursday 28, Friday 29, Saturday 30
Hours per day: 6 hrs. (9.00 hrs. - 16.00 hrs.)
Language Conducted: Thai **except some sessions which will be conducted in English.
No. of Participants: 12
Venue: 17th Floor, Zen Tower @CentralWorld, Rajdamri Road*

Included in the price:
    - A 6-hour practical session (not inclusive of a 1 hour lunch break), all ingredients, a recipe folder with notepad, pencil, apron and hat.

  - Participants should be at least 17 years old at time of application
- No prior knowledge is required for this course and is suitable for novices, cooks with some experience.

The school will be relocated to Zen Tower @CentralWorld on 14 Jaunary 25019.


Total: ฿ 21,000.00

Duration: 3 days

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