Back to All Events

Barista Fundamentals

The Lab's Professional Education Series

Barista Fundamentals


Mitch 1.jpg

As a small business owner and espresso bar operator I found the Barista training excellent. in addition to Hands-On practice and instruction on the art of high-quality espresso drinks, there was also plenty to be gleaned about the science of espresso. Overall a well-balanced, excellent course.
Jack Cook - Waterville Standard Bakery, Waterville, NY

 Before taking the Royal Coffee New York barista class, we had no idea how to talk about espresso or espresso-based drinks.  Now we can have intelligent conversations about where and how we want to develop the brewing side of our roasting business.
Dan Joseph - FoJo Beans, Norwich, NY

Being a well versed barista takes a lot of practice, but building a strong foundation in the basic skills you need will help make the learning curve less steep and have you mastering a busy rush hour behind the bar in no time!

Barista Fundamentals is a 2 day workshop that covers 5 segments

  • Coffee History & Processing (including an introduction to cupping)
  • Espresso 
  • Milk Science & Latte Art
  • Extraction Science & Hand Brewing
  • Cafe Drinks & Workflow

Students will have plenty of hands on time on the machines dialing in different coffees as espresso, steaming milk, and making lots of drinks.

Although this class is a focus on the foundations, students will leave feeling proficient and comfortable working behind the bar at a busy cafe.  We’ll have a practical “exam” at the end of the course for students to see how far they’ve come in just 2 days, and in what areas they need to focus on going forward.  

The price of the 2 day course is $300.  Lunch is included for both days.

Please click here to register!

Earlier Event: September 20
Free Origin Cupping : Africa