Our Enthusiast course is for anyone who is a keen home barista who wants to improve their coffee at home or in the office! There is no need to have any experience at all; all you need is your passion. We have a lot of people on the course who simply love coffee and drink coffee at home. If you have a domestic espresso machine and you would like to learn more than the course will be great for you.


  • How many people do you teach per course?
    Our courses are with no more than four people, as we believe this allows every person to have plenty of hands-on experience during the course.

    We can cater for larger groups and even special events. Contact us for more details, we are happy to advice.


  • When is the next barista course?
    All courses are scheduled on demand. Simply get in touch with us, ask any additional questions you might have and we will get back to you straight away with dates.


  • The course lasts for 3 hours.
    We have found this to be an ideal time for learning. And yes, it is more then enough time to learn how to make delicious coffees!Our approach is relaxed and there will be time to help you with anything that you are looking for.


  • What do I learn on a home barista course?
    In this three hour course you will learn the following:

    Espresso machine set up – how to get the best from the machine.
    Grinder set up and calibration – get your grinder singing!
    How to pull beautiful espresso shots and what to look for – grind, dose, tamp, extraction.
    Milk steaming – how to use your steam wand, texture milk perfectly.
    Learn how to pour a heart, rosetta or traditional cappuccino.
    Coffee Menu - understand the differences between drinks and learn how to make them – Latte, Cappuccino, Espresso, Americano.
    Useful tips and tricks.
    Cleaning and maintenance.

  • Price for Enthusiast training: R450 per person. 


Fresh Culture Café creates an environment of succession with our policy of growth from within. In Six years of trade our holding company Fresh Brands has trained well over 300 previously disadvantaged individuals to become fully qualified Baristas, and we have successfully managed to place each of these individuals in a secure job. 




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