Barista skills classes & workshops at Fonté Coffee offer a mixture of theory and practice in a quite relaxed yet very interactive session under the supervision of our professional coffee master Olivia. Our coffee courses offer a fantastic advantage anyone with a love for coffee who wants to learn more. All our classes are kept to a limited size to ensure optimum learning standards and are classes are well supervised so you the Barista gets the most attention when you are practising on our coffee machines.

Coffee Brew Class

Spend 3 hours in a relaxed environment in Donabate, Co. Dublin. These classes are a mixture of theory and practice delivered by our very own coffee master Olivia.
Course includes the following:
  • Brewing techniques and methods such as Chemex and French press
  • How to choose the right coffee
  • How to set your grinder
  • Timing and Extraction

Our baristas have been expertly trained by Fonté’s Seattle team. There is nothing they don’t know about our premium hand roasted coffee. From the bean picking to the care given by Steve our roaster in Seattle, right through to how the bean makes its way to Dublin to make the perfect coffee.
You will also receive 10% off any retail purchase on the day of the class.

2-Day Barista Skills Workshop

From total novice coffee-lover to someone already working in specialty coffee or who has a desire to work in specialty coffee, or just has an interest in coffee... Learn right from the beginning at Fonté Coffee what it takes to become a barista. We'll give you the tools and support you need to keep everything you love about good coffee progressing forward.

​Learn about the origins of coffee & our own Fonté coffees, milks, espresso machine equipment, troubleshooting, coffee recipes & true appreciation of single origin & blends.  After your course, you will have a brand new outlook on the craft of coffee and will have your own completion certificate to prove it!

Latté Art Class

Do you want to perfect your latté art, learn new techniques or maybe simply start as a beginner? In our latté art class, we will spend 3 hours ensuring you learn the perfect technique for steaming milk, creating the perfect foam for your cappuccino and pouring latte art designs. Our class sizes are small to ensure you get the time to practise your pour while our coffee masters give you handy tips to help you perfect this.  Latté art is becoming more important in the world of coffee today, and lets be honest it doesn’t just happen overnight. Patience and practice are the key. This class is the perfect way to improve your technique, if you already have some background in coffee.

Based in our training academy in Donabate, Co. Dublin, you will learn The following in our latté cart class:

  • The importance of using the right milk
  • Ensuring you know the correct temperatures
  • Knowing the correct jug sizes to use
  • Some Fonté secret tips on our latté art

This class is for both beginners and improvers. With small class sizes we will be sure to focus on everyone’s individual needs.
You will also receive 10% off any retail purchase on the day of your class. 

Classes are available on the following dates throughout 2020:

January 18th

February 15th

March 21st

April 18th

May 16th

June 13th

July 18th

August 15th

September 12th

October 17th

November 14th

December 19th