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New Calgary Barista Academy Campus !

New Calgary Barista Academy Campus !

PRESS RELEASE: CALGARY, Alberta, March 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canadian Barista and Coffee Academy (CBCA), well known for its active role in the Canadian specialty coffee community and industry since 2001, announces the opening of a new campus in Calgary, Alberta. CBCA was the first coffee school in Canada devoted to coffee business education and hands-on barista training. With 2 established campuses in Toronto and Vancouver the CBCA will be bringing that long history, experience and expertise to Calgary. The first courses in Calgary will be held May 17 through May 20. Students will learn in a training lab...

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Accomadation offering preferred rates to Barista Students

We recognize that it can be very costly travel expenses for students to study at one of our 3 campuses. We have reached out to a number of Allied businesses in the accommodation industry and they are offering our students discounted preferred rates while you are attending courses.  For Toronto:  https://canadianbaristaacademy.com/blogs/news/nearby For Calgary:  https://canadianbaristaacademy.com/blogs/news/stay-nearby-calgary-campus For Vancouver:  https://canadianbaristaacademy.com/blogs/news/burnaby-hotel

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Stay nearby Calgary Campus

Stay nearby Calgary Campus

Executive Royal Hotel in Calgary Alberta is generously offering our students preferred rates while attending our courses.  Please click this link for the information sheet on how to book a room with the discounted rates. They are nearby our Calgary Campus. Here is there address: EXECUTIVE ROYAL HOTEL CALGARY, 2828 23 STREET NE, CALGARY, AB T2E 8T4

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Employee retention

Employee retention

It is no secret that staff turn over in cafes is faster than perhaps in any other industry. Sometimes it can feel like staff leave faster than trees in the Fall. Jokes aside, this can be seriously detrimental to the smooth running of a cafe, so let’s consider why this happens and what can be done to minimise it. The Facts about Staff turnover Staff turnover in the restaurant industry can be as high as 100 % with 73 % being typical. Retraining staff incurs both financial and time costs. Each new staff member must be trained to work within...

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New Introduction to Coffee Roasting Course

New Introduction to Coffee Roasting Course

Learning to roast coffee successfully requires mentorship over a period of time, varying from a few months to a few years with lots of trials and errors. In spite of that fact, we can teach you the fundamentals of coffee roasting, safety procedures, simple maintenance and basics about coffee in a weekend. Anything beyond that is not realistic in a weekend course. Follow this link to the course description and upcoming schedule.

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