A dedicated, inclusive school offering beginner, advanced and specialized espresso training, and business courses.

Since 2001, Canadian Barista & Coffee Academy professionals have played an active role in raising the standard of specialty coffee in Canada by establishing Canada's first coffee magazine, organizing educational Coffee and Tea Trade Show Forums, and managing the Regional and National Canadian Barista Championships.

Our focus has always been on coffee education. We do not sell equipment or coffee and maintain our educational mission. The Canadian Barista & Coffee Academy workshop curriculum combines fundamental techniques used in barista competitions with practical skill building for operating a successful coffee business.

The Canadian Barista & Coffee Academy has worked with some of the most talented local professionals and barista champions from across Canada and around the world.

Your barista workshop instructors are highly experienced trainers and barista championship judges. Our diverse team is involved in building course content to provide you with Industry-standard, inclusive instruction in espresso preparation and latte art skills. These are skills that you can learn to become a great barista.

Our instructors for “Opening a Coffee Business” and coffee education seminars have over 30 years of café management, coffee cupping and roasting experience in the Canadian and U.S. specialty markets providing you with some of the key coffee and business knowledge needed to open and operate a thriving coffee shop.

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