It's been a trying couple of months for everyone in hospitality - but the tide is beginning to turn. Around the world, governments are looking at easing restrictions, meaning it won't be too long before skilled baristas will once again be in high demand.
Get ready to amp up your barista career with expert barista Hugh Kelly as he goes through everything you need to know to become a gun behind the coffee machine.
Being a barista isn't easy. Providing eager customers with a cup of coffee they will love means going through a process of up to 10 steps! Think along the lines of storing coffee beans, grinding coffee beans, tamping, extracting, splitting milk, and, finally, pouring milk to make an espresso drink.
Interested in more advanced skills? Check out Hugh Kelly's Espresso Coffee Drinks course now!
It may seem daunting, but barista champion and coffee leader Hugh Kelly is here to simplify things.
Hugh has more than 10 years' of coffee experience. He has worked as Head Barista at ONA Coffee House, ran the coffee bar at The Cupping Room, developed the training department for ONA Coffee and now runs the research and development side of ONA Coffee.
He has also competed in numerous barista competitions and won key accolades including Australian Barista Champion 2016, Australian Barista Champion 2017 and was a finalist in the World Barista Championships 2017.
In this course, Hugh Kelly looks into the essential tool you need as a barista: the espresso machine. If you're a budding barista or just want to brush up on your skills and knowledge, Hugh's expert tips will help you learn the essentials to become a espresso superstar.
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