This book starts with the history of coffee, the basic understanding of the bean, roasting, blending, the espresso paraphernalia, techniques and maintenance requirements. The word Barista is an Italian word for bar person, a much respected professional in Italy. In Australia, we use this term to describe anyone who works behind an espresso machine.
Author - World Barista Judge™ Justin Metcalf
Justin Metcalf is one of the most recognised coffee and cafe consultants. Justin has developed programs to provide cafe training and to promote the specialty coffee industry in Australia and throughout the world.