illy Coffee Course


Type of course:

Theoretical & Practical


Full day Course

Target Participants:

Coffee lovers and anyone who would like to further their knowledge and practical skills on coffee and how to make a perfect cappuccino. Baristas, home users, students and corporate team building.
If your loved one is a coffee fundi this will be the perfect gift for them…


R1800 ex vat

Kindly note that we reserve the right to cancel the course if there are less than 5 people attending – you will be notified and your money will be refunded to you.


This course is only available in Johannesburg (65 Eloff Street Extension, New Centre, Johannesburg) and is in English.

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9:00 – On arrival at our offices we will serve you a continental breakfast and a cup of our famous illy coffee to start your day!

9:30 to 12:30 – You will learn some interesting facts and information on coffee

  • History and evolution of espresso coffee
  • Evolution and characteristics of the espresso machine and the concept of grinding
  • Rules for a perfect extraction and practice drills on grinding
  • Art and science of the espresso illy coffee
  • Tasting session highlighting the most common mistakes
  • Maintenance and cleaning the equipment

12:30 to 13:15 – A delicious lunch will be served leading to the next exciting element of the course

13:15 to 16:30 – The practical fun begins here, where you will be taught and practice hands on:

  • The fundamentals of espresso coffee
  • Milk and its characteristics
  • Theory of milk emulsion
  • Equipment: Jugs and Spouts
  • Practical training on how to prepare cappuccinos and milk emulsion

A Certificate of attendance will be issued on completion of the course.


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