Specialty Coffee Association
Introduction to Coffee
Your Coffee Career Starts Here!
Introduction to Coffee is an ideal course for anyone who is new to the coffee industry or just has an interest in this wonderful drink. It charts coffee’s journey from its origins in Ethiopia to the major commodity it is today, enjoyed by millions of people around the world.
From coffee process, roasting, brewing to tasting, this course gives a general overview of coffee’s supply chain. This half day course also includes a “coffee cupping” which allows you to taste the various flavors of coffee.
Course Lenght: 4-5 Hours
About the Course:
The Introduction to Coffee guides you in to the five specialist modules; Barista Skills, Brewing, Green Coffee, Roasting and Sensory Skills, Each of the specialist modules. After attending to the course you may choose the modules that fit your interests and needs.
SCA Barista Skills
Barista Skills teaches the essentials practical skills needed behind the espresso bar such as how to set your grinder, make espresso, foam and texture milk for cappuccinos, and create latte art as well as an exploration of health and safety issues, customer service protocols, and basic business practices.
SCA Sensory Skills
Sensory Skills course cover concepts and skills relevant to the evaluation of coffee and related products. The content of these interactive courses includes sensory science, industry-specific protocols, common sensory attributes of coffee, physiological sensory training, implementation of sensory programs, consumer testing design, application in business...
Meet The Trainer
A. Erhan Dizbay
2nd Place National Barista Championship 2023
2nd Place National Barista Championship 2022
World Barista Championship Competitor Melbourne 2022
Semi Finalist at National Aeropress Championship 2022
Semi Finalist at National Cup Tasters Championship 2022
2nd Place National Barista Championship 2021
2nd Place National Barista Championship 2020
2nd Place NNBK Barista Championship 2019
3th Best Coffee Bar Dutch Hospitalty Award 2018
1st Best Coffee Bar of the State Dutch Hospitalty Award 2018
1st Best Coffee Bar in a Hotel Dutch Hospitalty Award 2018
Top 5 Entree Best Barista Competition of the Netherlands 2018
1st place North Netherlands Barista Championship 2017-2018
4th place National Barista Championship 2015