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October 2019

SCA Coffee Skills Foundation Bundle – Brewing and Barista

$800 – $900
October 18, 2019 @ 9:00 am - October 19, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

True Stone is an accredited Premier Training Campus for the Specialty Coffee Association, part of an international educational network where coffee professionals around the world can have access to SCA education and the ability to pursue their dreams of a career in specialty coffee. Overview This course is part of the SCA Coffee Skills Program and covers both Foundation level Barista Skills and Brewing, and is ideally suited for people newer to the coffee industry, who have a focus towards the retail or service…

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Public Coffee Tasting

Free
October 25, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us in the True Stone Coffee Lab for a guided cupping of our favorite seasonal selections! This event is free and open to the public, but we do ask that you RSVP as space is limited. Cupping: The industry standard procedure for tasting, grading and selecting coffees. From the novice to the expert, every sensory enthusiast will find something to take away from the experience.

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November 2019

SCA Coffee Skills – Brewing Intermediate

$700 – $800
November 8, 2019 @ 8:30 am - November 9, 2019 @ 2:00 pm

True Stone is an accredited Premier Training Campus for the Specialty Coffee Association, part of an international educational network allowing coffee professionals around the world access to structured, standardized education and the ability to pursue their dreams of a career in specialty coffee. Overview This course is part of the SCA Coffee Skills Program and covers the intermediate level of the Brewing module Over 2 days, we will cover the core and advanced skills expected from a competent cafe manager, lead barista or brew…

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Public Coffee Tasting

Free
November 15, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us in the True Stone Coffee Lab for a guided cupping of our favorite seasonal selections! This event is free and open to the public, but we do ask that you RSVP as space is limited. Cupping: The industry standard procedure for tasting, grading and selecting coffees. From the novice to the expert, every sensory enthusiast will find something to take away from the experience.

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December 2019

Open Barista Training

Free – $150
December 17, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The True Stone coffee lab is a state of the art, SCA-certified facility for all things related to coffee extraction. Twice a month, we open our doors to provide guided training opportunities to the Twin Cities barista community and beyond. This class is open to the general public, but geared toward wholesale partners who want to provide training for new employees or develop advanced techniques for lead baristas and managers. Depending on the needs and interests of our attendees, we…

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Open Barista Training

Free – $150
December 19, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The True Stone coffee lab is a state of the art, SCA-certified facility for all things related to coffee extraction. Twice a month, we open our doors to provide guided training opportunities to the Twin Cities barista community and beyond. This class is open to the general public, but geared toward wholesale partners who want to provide training for new employees or develop advanced techniques for lead baristas and managers. Depending on the needs and interests of our attendees, we…

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February 2020

Basic Barista Techniques

$150
February 4 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Crafting espresso is an elusive and delicate art. Come visit the True Stone coffee lab where our Specialty Coffee Association-accredited trainers will reveal the secrets behind operating an espresso machine and grinder, producing cafe-quality drinks and even pouring latte art. No previous coffee experience is necessary, we will teach you everything from the ground up! This class will cover the following topics: Brewing and extraction science Basic and advanced espresso technique Milk science and guided latte art design and practice…

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March 2020

Coffee Brewing 101

Free – $150
March 10 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Work alongside accredited trainers from the Specialty Coffee Association to learn the basics of coffee extraction, hand-brewing techniques and palate development. By the end of this class, attendees will be able to analyze and dial in a brewing recipe with confidence, and understand the difference between strength and extraction. These skills are easily transferable to home brewing, and students will leave with the knowledge necessary to brew a great cup of coffee every morning! Need to schedule a private, customized…

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Basic Barista Techniques

Free – $150
March 19 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Crafting espresso is an elusive and delicate art. Come visit the True Stone coffee lab where our Specialty Coffee Association-accredited trainers will reveal the secrets behind operating an espresso machine and grinder, producing cafe-quality drinks and even pouring latte art. No previous coffee experience is necessary, we will teach you everything from the ground up! This class will cover the following topics: Brewing and extraction science Basic and advanced espresso technique Milk science and guided latte art design and practice…

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April 2020

Coffee Brewing 101

Free – $150
April 7 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Work alongside accredited trainers from the Specialty Coffee Association to learn the basics of coffee extraction, hand-brewing techniques and palate development. By the end of this class, attendees will be able to analyze and dial in a brewing recipe with confidence, and understand the difference between strength and extraction. These skills are easily transferable to home brewing, and students will leave with the knowledge necessary to brew a great cup of coffee every morning! Need to schedule a private, customized…

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