CLASSES

ABCD Class

baristaWhat do we learn?

Materials from Appreciation (coffee history, agriculture, early spreading, species and varietals, cultures, philosophy, etc), Brewing (principles, elements and methods of caffeine extraction, and one-hour manual brewing practice), Cupping (how to train our senses to detect the distinctive flavors and notes in a cup of coffee, and how to examine and evaluate its quality) and Definitive Espresso (theory of espresso, practice on pulling espresso shots, theory of milk, practice on steaming and pouring the milk, making basic latte art, understanding espresso machines and grinders, and maintenance of espresso machines) classes.

How long does it take?

Three days, four hours each, with a 30-minute break.

Is this class good for amateurs?

Yes. We start from the very beginning. Those who know nothing about coffee are welcomed to join. The class is also popular among those who plan to be in coffee business, and students who wish to work as part time baristas while studying abroad.

How much should we invest?

Rp6,000,000 (six million Rupiah).

Appreciation Class

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What do we learn?

History of coffee, the agricultural and biological side of coffee, species and varietals, coffee cultures, coffee philosophy, coffee trends from time to time, and all the fundamental theories on coffee.

How long does it take?

Two hours of lecture.

Is this class good for amateurs?

Definitely. This is the class for amateurs. Appreciation Class is also compulsory to take before joining Brewing, Cupping and/or Definitive Espresso classes.

How much should I invest?

Rp500,000 (five hundred thousand Rupiah).

Brewing Class

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Theory on manual brewing; the principles, elements and methods of caffeine extraction, and one-hour of manual brewing practice.

How long does it take?

One hour of theory plus one hour of practice.

Is this class good for amateurs?

This class is good for beginners who have joined Appreciation Class.

How much should I invest?

Rp1,000,000 (one million Rupiah).

Cupping Class

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How to train our senses to detect the distinctive flavors and notes in a cup of coffee, and how to examine and evaluate its quality. This is an introduction to Q Grading, or coffee quality grading. Cupping is the heart of all coffee knowledge and education.

How long does it take?

Two hours of theory and practice.

Is this class good for amateurs?

This class is good for beginners who have joined Appreciation Class.

How much should we invest?

Rp1,500,000 (one million and five hundred thousand Rupiah).

Definitive Espresso Class

espresso_altWhat do we learn?

Theory of espresso, many kinds of coffee grinders, many kinds of espresso machines, practice on pulling espresso shots, theory of milk, practice on steaming and pouring the milk, making basic latte art, cleaning up grinders and espresso machines.

How long does it take?

Six hours with two times 30-minute breaks.

Is this class good for amateurs?

This class is good for beginners who have joined Appreciation Class.

How much should we invest?

Rp3,500,000 (three million and five hundred thousand Rupiah).

Latte Art: Intermediate Level

What do we learn?

Powerful tips and tricks of creating heart, tulip and rosetta patterns, and the combination of all three, and how to design and create your own patterns according to latte art championship standards.

How long does it take?

Four hours with two times 30-minute breaks. Less theory, more practice.

Is this class good for amateurs?

No. This class is only for those who already know how to pull a good espresso shot, and how to properly and consistently steam the milk. Trainers will not spend the time to teach basic things on espresso and milk steaming.

How much should we invest?

Rp2,500,000 (two million and five hundred thousand Rupiah).