California Coffee Institute

The pinnacle of training and education—by coffee professionals, for coffee professionals.

True value for professionals

The California Coffee Institute is a center for the training and education of specialty coffee professionals, according to the highest industry standards and best practices. Going far beyond the basics, our instruction will equip students with the highly-valued skills and knowledge of specialty coffee grading, sensory evaluation, espresso and filter preparation, and quality control, in order to achieve success in the craft and trade of specialty coffee.

Our instructors are renown experts in specialty coffee, with many years of top-level experience, including barista championship titles. Our training lab features industry-leading grinding and brewing equipment, and our curriculum is designed for intensive learning and a deep understanding beyond any offered in the coffee industry.

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