Barista Workshops: Espresso 101

Barista Workshops: Espresso 101


In this workshop, you will learn how to operate the espresso machine and coffee grinder to craft yourself an espresso beverage (eg. latte, cappuccino, long black)!

In the first part of the workshop, you will learn briefly the technical aspects of an espresso machine and how it works, as well as factors affecting a good cup of coffee. Then, we will move into the practical component, where you will get to use the equipment to make coffee, as well as milk frothing.

Module outline:

  • Identify the different types of espresso beverages
  • Components of coffee equipment needed to make an espresso
  • Factors affecting coffee extraction
  • Factors affecting milk froth
  • Hands-on coffee making
  • The how-to for the maintenance of the coffee making equipment


Duration: 2.5 to 3 hours

Pre-requisites: None
Recommended for: Anyone who is keen to learn, coffee enthusiasts, home brewers, beginners
Minimum participation rate: To ensure the viability of conducting this module, we require a minimum sign-up of partipants and a maximum of 4 participants. In the case that we do not meet the minimum sign-ups, you will be notified and we will reschedule your session to our next available date.


Note that both Espresso 101 & Milk 101 runs on a weekly bases - Mon, Tues or Thurs. If you have any questions, flick us an email at for more info.


Get $100 off when you apply for BOTH Barista Workshops: Espresso 101 & Milk 101. Simply apply BeBarista at check out with your desired requested date.