Coffee Barista For a Day

Coffee-lover alert! Have you ever wanted to know how baristas work that big espresso machine? Come behind the counter and get hands-on experience! Learn the history of coffee, the different roasts and grinds that go into the machine, and how to prepare and "pull" the perfect espresso shot. Then try out your brew!  Wear long pants, short sleeved shirt and shoes that cover the toes. Classes meet off campus in North Central Austin.  Please note this class requires all participants to complete and sign a University Release and Indemnification Agreement before being considered enrolled in the class.

Instructor

Tom Gohring

Kick Butt Coffee was conceived by Thomas R. Gohring in the wee morning hours of April 25, 2007. The day before, while making a deposit at Bank of America, he made a comment to the teller that it was peculiarly slow at the bank. There were no other customers. He gestured that there is usually a long line of…and he made some motions like a zombie when the other teller says, “yeah, there are no coffee shops around here, I wish there were a Starbucks or something close by.” The seed was planted. 

 

This class requires all participants to complete and sign a university Release and Indemnification Agreement before being considered enrolled in the class. Bring the completed form to the first class meeting and turn in to your instructor.


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July 1, 2018

Class Days: Sunday
Class Times: 10:30 am to 1:00 pm
Location: Kick Butt Coffee
Fee: $49
Program ID: IC18234

August 12, 2018

Class Days: Sunday
Class Times: 10:30 am to 1:00 pm
Location: Kick Butt Coffee
Fee: $49
Program ID: IC18253