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Barista Training

Listing #: 1026429986
Business name: Coffee General
Location: Takapuna
North Shore City
About: We provide barista training to all areas of expertise, whether beginner or pro, home use or commercial­, it is our desire to be of service to you.
Services offered: Barista Training includes; Tamping, dosing, extraction­, milk frothing, traditiona­l pour, latte art, coffee knowledge, coffee background­, cleaning
Areas serviced: Takapuna or we are available to train you where you are on your machines.
Availability: Available from 5pm Monday to Saturday(B­ookings Required)
Entry Course :: 1.5 Hours :: $160
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For the budding aficionado, in our first course we run through the background of coffee, including a brief discussion on the roasting, blending and cupping process. We then go through grinding, dosing and tamping technique; extraction; then, milk frothing and pouring techniques and on to machine cleaning and maintenance. This course involves hands-on learning.

Master Brewer :: 1/2 Hour :: $80
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In this course we take a brief look at the roasting, blending and cupping process. We then go on to producing a variety of chosen filter methods. Cold brew (the set-up), Chemex, v60, Syphon available - maximum 3 methods per course. This course involves hands-on learning.

Home Professional :: 1 Hour :: $120
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In this course we run briefly through the Entry Course and then we focus on areas that you would like improvement in. This course involves hands-on learning.

Barista Elite :: 1 Hour :: $125 (Tailored Package)
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The Professional Barista course will give an overview of the Entry Course but predominately will focus on honing your skills in the most vital aspects to produce high quality coffee, this is a highly hands-on course.

All prices include GST, $30 per additional person, up to 4 maximum.

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Each Course is run on a 2-group La Marzocco espresso machine custom built, and an array of Mazzer grinders. Milk and coffee beans are provided as part of the course.

Trainers Bio:
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I am Hans Pronk, I have been in the industry since 1998.
Owner of ME Coffee Boutique.
Owner of Merito Coffee Roasters.
Owner of Coffee General .
Coffee Columnist for NZ Herald.
NZ Latte Art Judge.
NZ Barista Championship Judge.

Fine Print
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50% deposit required on booking, refundable up to 48 hours in advance. Non-refundable thereafter.

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