Here at Horsebox Coffee Co. we want to help other speciality coffee fans discover the best beans, brews, kit and techniques for them. That applies to professional baristas, café owners & business leaders as well as the home coffee enthusiast.
Part of the our ethos is to impart all that knowledge, experience and skill to coffee lovers like you. Our dedicated team of coffee roasters, baristas and business-savvy helpers offer a range of coffee workshops to give you an insight into the world of coffee.
Whether you’re looking for coffee gifts and experiences, professional barista training or fancy your chances in our barista championship, coffee lovers and professionals alike walk this way…
Get fully immersed with an afternoon at the roastery. Join us for an enlightening and sensory coffee experience as we follow coffees journey from origin through to roasting and tasting.
A full and comprehensive session covering everything you need to know to prepare the full barista's menu. You will learn how to achieve good extraction and flavour, how to prepare perfectly textured milks, build all the drinks on the menu and more. We will cover hot chocolate, teas and any other drinks on your menu. We will also go through organisation, efficiency, service, and of course how to clean and look after your equipment.
3 hrs, 3 – 5 people
A next-level workshop for baristas looking to develop in the field of speciality coffee and take on responsibility in the workplace for the coffee area. We will build on the skills learnt in Novice Barista to include a more detailed understanding of espresso and brew ratios, pouring various latte art designs, light maintenance, troubleshooting and tips for training others. We highly recommend that every business has at least one professional barista on shift.
3 hrs, 2 – 3 people
Who said anything about a competition? That’s right, you might just fall head over heels and decide you want to be the next World Barista Champion. Or at least the next Horsebox Barista Champion... Competition skills include tasting and sensory evaluation, developing your own blend, creating a signature drink, work space set up and efficiency and presentation skills. Watch this space for details of our annual barista championship!
3 hrs, 1 - 2 people