Extensive Barista Training for Coffee Lovers


At Kaapi Machines, we understand that a great cup of coffee is the result of the precision and sophistication of the machine as well as the skill, understanding and creativity of the barista. Apart from the best-in-market coffee-making solutions, we also offer extensive training for new café owners, café staffs, coffee aficionados, baristas and anyone who wants to learn the art of making a good cup of coffee.

Intensive Crop to Cup workshop

Intensive Crop to Cup workshop – 14 hours – INR 8000

  • In-depth session on Coffee History and Coffee in India
  • Differentiation in beans - Green Beans the process from crop to cup
  • Session on Technical Specifications – Grading, Origin, Size, Names and more
  • Understanding Types of Defects and how to identify them
  • Transportation and Storage
  • Tasting and Cupping
  • Understanding Barista Workstation

Barista Skills

Barista Skills Level 1 – 4 hours – INR 2000

  • Basics of - Coffee, Processing Methods, Roasting, Blending, Tasting
  • Preparation of Espresso, Dosing, Grinding, and Tamping
  • Cappuccino – Theory and Practice
  • Introduction to Brewing Methods
  • Cleaning of Machines and Accessories

Barista Skills Level 2 – 6 hours– INR 2000

  • Coffee process and hybrids - advanced knowledge
  • Grind size- understand grind size and its application, calibrating grinder for good espresso
  • Tasting- Indian filter coffee, cold brew, different types of Arabica and Robusta,
  • Latte art- basic knowledge
  • Understanding extraction- coffee brews from different process
  • Manual brew- in-depth understanding (time, extraction, grind size, roast level and more).

Latte Art

Latte Art Level 1 – 4 hours– INR 2000

  • Basics of - Coffee, Blend, and Cappuccino
  • Espresso techniques – Grinding and Tamping
  • Frothing – SCA standards
  • Basic rules of latte art: high and steady
  • Making of Latte Art – Leaves, Heart, Dragoon, 3d Cappuccino
  • Use of the stylus and the squeezer

Latte Art Level 2 – 6 hours– INR 2000

  • Review level 1
  • Combine more figures in one cup: multiple hearts, leaves, etc
  • Practise complex figures- three rosettas, reverse vortex, swan
  • Improve contrast and symmetry in a cup
  • Mock Latte Art Challenge- in-house competition, grading system, how to accomplish a great latte art, insights on various competition cups.
  • Practise and fun!

Manual Brewing

Manual Brewing Level 1 – 4 hours – INR 2000

  • Understand the Beans, Roast, Origin
  • Brewing Equipment’s and its technique
  • Grind size, Time and Temperature
  • Tasting and Cupping
  • Build Expertise in 2 types of Manual Brew
  • Use one coffee understand changes in based on different variables

Manual Brewing Level 2 – 5 hours – INR 2000

  • Review level 1,
  • In-depth understanding of Extraction - learning 4-5 equipment, experimenting with variables and how to change them, using a TDS & Refractometer
  • Impact of extraction- compare different coffees by taste by various extraction methods
  • Tasting techniques- understand and build techniques of tasting minimum 2 coffees


Cupping Level 1 – 4 hours– INR 2000

  • Understand and Build Sensory techniques
  • Tasting & Cupping
  • Understanding Coffee Flavours and Aroma Notes
  • Cupping of min. 2 different coffees to understand the difference

Cupping Level 2 – 4 hours– INR 2000

  • Review level 1
  • Coffee tasting sheet- meaning, usage and phases of coffee tasting (visual, olfactory, assessing, tactile and aftertaste)
  • Cupping professionally- professional system of coffee tasting, improvising techniques, usage at home
  • Specialty (single origin) coffee tasting- cupping Robusta and best washed Arabica,
  • Expresso tasting- Specialty and blended


Intensive Crop to Cup workshop






Opening a café? Wondering where to start? Any business idea needs a unique proposition, planning and execution for it to be successful and hence professional advice is key. We are here to bring alive your entrepreneurial dream, just tell us your ideas and we will help you every step of the way. From the development stage to until you open your café, sourcing raw materials including a perfect coffee blend, coffee equipment, training the barista, operational efficiency, menu planning and even creating a signature beverage, you can count on us.


"You think you know it all, but don't underestimate the work you have to do", says Sheena our very first consulting client. Here's Sheena from Sixteen Gram Coffee with a word of advice for coffee enthusiasts looking to start a cafe and on the importance of good advice and coffee consulting.

Binny Verghese
Our chief consultant

Our chief consultant – Binny Verghese, conducted a three-day ‘Barista workshop’ to train and share his expertise and knowledge on coffee. Tarun Kumar, who was part of the workshop found it extremely helpful and useful as it has given him a solid foundation to build his coffee aspirations in Canada. Binny recommends this certification for anyone who is looking to be part of the coffee industry.

Gaurav Chaudhary
A future café owner

A future café owner, Gaurav Chaudhary also benefitted from our ‘Barista workshop’. The workshop has helped him gain a lot of insight and has helped him master the art of coffee making.

Harshit Jain
an ambitious entrepreneur

Harshit Jain, an ambitious entrepreneur from Delhi, was impressed with the level of skill and depth of knowledge exhibited by our chief consultant, Binny. He plans to begin his coffee venture in Australia sometime in the coming future.

Ashish Garg
A café owner from Yamunanagar

A café owner from Yamunanagar – Ashish Garg, was inspired by the passion and dedication with which Binny spoke about our coffee machines and equipment. He says that the course is exactly what he was looking for to get him a head start into the world of good quality coffee. He is looking forward to building a long and lasting relationship with the Kaapi Machines family.

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