our approach to training

THe art of teaching is the art of assisted discovery

We believe that the absolute best way to learn is through hands-on practice. One of the unique features of Seattle Barista Academy is that we limit the size of our professional courses to ensure a one-on-one, high-quality teaching experience. We offer the best of espresso education in a state of the art facility, located near Seattle, the Coffee Capital.    

Our professional courses are both expansive and in-depth, providing our students with a solid foundation of barista training, espresso education and understanding of the specialty coffee industry. During our training, you will:

· Receive instruction from the industry's top baristas and coffee professionals

· Learn on  commercial espresso machines and a variety of high-quality espresso grinders

· Acquire skills on the latest manual brewing techniques

· Experience firsthand the latest innovations in brewing methods and drink presentations 

· Tour Seattle's best coffee shops and roasters  

· Discover proven management and operation techniques

· Learn bar ergonomics and work flow strategies to optimize customer service and reduce cost

· Make the best purchasing decisions by understanding what equipment options and features are available

Seattle Barista Academy

905 Industry Dr,

Tukwila, Washington 98188

Phone. 206-612-8030