Collingwood Coffee College is the education hub of Proud Mary Coffee. Our one-stop shop for coffee and leadership training workshops where we aim to empower people to be successful in their role and to become life-long learners.
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Collingwood Coffee College is now taking enrolments!
Coffee Knowledge | $110.00 per person.A 2-hour professional development workshop where we explore coffee growing origins, coffee cultivation, harvesting, processing methods and how all of these steps influence coffee flavour and then being able to taste the influence in the cup.
Barista Path 1 | $275.00 per person.
A 4-hour workshop that will start or progress employable skills and knowledge of espresso, extracting a house-blend recipe to taste balanced, followed by the technical skills required to replicate and produce even-extraction, milk texturing and serving a finished product for customers.
Barista Path 2 | $165.00 per person.
A 3-hour professional development workshop designed to increase your skills and routine when converting coffee beans to espresso. Working with the relationship between strength and extraction yield, using a Mahlkonig EK 43 grinder, VST refractometer, SCA extraction numbers, and your taste buds to identify and achieve good results. We recommend that you have completed Barista Path 1 or have a minimum of 1-year experience working with coffee.
Latte Art | $155.00 per person.A 3-hour workshop that will start or progress employable skills and knowledge of milk composition, texturing with different types of milk and free-pour a variety of pattern designs and putting it all into action!
3-workshops, 1-day | Coffee Knowledge, Barista Path 1 & Latte Art | $350.00 per person.
We begin by exploring coffee cultivation and how all the steps involved influence flavour. Followed by learning and demonstrating espresso extraction, managing the variables to replicate and produce even extraction then building your skills and providing underpinning learning regarding milk composition, milk texturing, and free-pour coffee art all poured to latte art championship rules and expectations.
Inside the Coffee Machine | $75.00 per person.
Is your coffee tasting oily and rubbery? It could be that your equipment is missing out on some valuable maintenance that can be done in-house. Join Jennifer, our resident tech for this 2-hour professional development workshop where you learn how the major parts of the machine work together and how you can replace seals, springs, shower screens and diagnose common issues with an espresso machine to keep serving tasty coffee and elongate the life of your equipment.
Barista Boot Camp | $700.00 per person.The complete solution! A 2-day program where we fast track your training needs and employable skill set with this intensive program designed to train, implement, practice and coach skills; identify knowledge and the characteristics required to work as a Barista using specialty coffee and various equipment.
Filter Coffee Path 1 | $110.00 per person.
A 2-hour workshop that will encourage you to try and test 4 different filter methods, ideal for home or work and learn the 3-factors you can manage to brew specialty results! Perfect for home brewers.
Filter Path 2 | $110.00 per person.
A 2-hour professional development workshop designed to increase your filter brewing skills. Working with the relationship between strength and extraction yield, using VST refractometer, SCA extraction numbers, and your taste buds to identify and achieve good results with specialty coffee.