Born to brew.

Crafting a good coffee isn’t a natural gift, it’s an acquired skill. To understand techniques and processes then put them into practice can only be learnt from a passionate barista offering a bespoke experience. With Mr Barista, we show you how to refine the ritual. 

Our barista courses will be facilitated by our head barista training expert, Brett Barfoot. Brett’s been crafting coffee for the Australian faithful for almost a decade, he has also worked internationally in Berlin and Singapore.

 Our Barista courses offer you the opportunity to delve deeply into the exotic world of coffee; we share the care, attention and love that goes into crafting a pure cup of coffee remembrance. 

Our intimate class sizes include plenty of practical instruction to put the skills you learn into practice on our premium machine. Together, we hone your competence while building your confidence to brew like the best. 

 With Mr Barista, we empower you to master the art of coffee. 

Making a consistently delicious
coffee is about refining your
process – there’s a whole
lot more to coffee than just
pressing a button on a machine.


Online One-on-One Training

Are you an Home Barista wanting to refine your coffee making ritual?

Do you currently work in the industry but need help refining your process?

Do you know how to pull espresso shots but can’t get consistency from one day to the next?

Can you texture your milk but for some reason you’re not able to get it glossy and bubble free like in cafes?

Are you trying to pour a love heart but can only get a white blob in your coffee?

We can help you to solve these problems and achieve more consistency in refining your coffee ritual! 

Our Online One-on-One Barista Training training provides you with tips and techniques tailored to your experience to ensure you’re making the best coffee every time.

What is required?

  • set of digital weighing scales
  • separate grinder (to allow you to get your grind fine enough)
  • coffee and milk
  • laptop and/or phone to organise Zoom call
  • willingness to learn, make mistakes and have fun! 

Location: The comfort of your home.
Teaching Method: Online.
Duration: Up to you! NB: Minimum 1 hr per session.
Cost: AUD$50 per hour.

Beginner Barista: Where it all begins

All baristas remember precisely when and where their coffee journey began. Why not make yours with Mr Barista?! 

Our Beginner Barista course delivers an engaging, interactive and hands-on first-time coffee experience, setting a solid foundation for you to begin perfecting your own coffee ritual. 

Beginner Barista teaches best-practice techniques and processes covering:  

  • coffee shot extraction
  • texturising milk 
  • mastering your favourite coffee/s 
  • cleaning and packing down the machine 

Please try to arrive 15 minutes early so we can kick off on time.

Location: Stones Throw, 1823 Gold Coast Highway, Burleigh Heads.
Duration: 1 and 1/2 hours
Cost: $100 per person

Latte Art: Crafting Milk into Silk

Crafting “milk into silk” takes a lot of time, care and patience to master. Mr Barista breaks down the overwhelming myth of creating mystical latte art by setting you on your way to pouring the perfect rosetta in every brew. We also show you how to create free-pouring latte art to really show off your skills to fellow coffee lovers.

Our Latte Art course teaches best-practice techniques and processes covering:

  • advanced milk texturing techniques
  • free pour latte art techniques
  • splitting milk

We suggest to get the most out of this course, you should first complete the Beginner Barista course or already be competent in texturising milk.

Please try to arrive 15 minutes early so we can kick off on time.

Location: Stones Throw, 1823 Gold Coast Highway, Burleigh Heads.
Duration: 1 and 1/2 hours
Cost: $100 per person

Filter Brewing: Mastering the Dark Arts

Brewing filter coffee is another industry art form that’s growing in popularity worldwide. It’s a great way to quickly and easily make a quality brew at home, in the office or even camping outdoors. Taken black, a filter coffee allows you to taste it in its purest form and breakdown the intricacies of its foundations and structure. If you’re looking to take your coffee game to the next level, then this is a must.

Our Mastering the Dark course teaches best-practice techniques and processes covering:

  • why filter coffee?
  • understanding brew ratios and how to apply them in mastering the perfect brew
  • grind adjustment, temperature and brew parameters
  • V60 pourover and Aeropress

Please try to arrive 15 minutes early so we can kick off on time.

Location: Stones Throw, 1823 Gold Coast Highway, Burleigh Heads.
Duration: 2 hours
Cost: $100 per person

Mr Barista @ Home: In-house Barista Mastering

Good coffee doesn’t only come from a premium café experience; it can be extracted to perfection at home using your own kitchen coffee machine. Exactly the same professional practices used on a commercial coffee machine are easily applied to the home machine. Mr Barista comes to your home and teaches you, your family or friends the art of making a beautiful coffee so you can sip a little luxury while lounging in your abode or when entertaining guests.

Why not refine your home ritual, every day?

Our Mr Barista @ Home course teaches best-practice techniques and processes covering:

  • coffee history
  • how to get your machine working best for you
  • coffee shot extraction
  • texturising milk
  • making your favourite coffee/s
  • cleaning and packing down your machine

Location: your place*
Duration: 2 hours
Cost: Please contact Mr Barista directly to book this experience.

*Mr Barista covers an area from Coolangatta to Hope Island. Additional costs apply where further travel is required.

Brett Barfoot - Mr Barista



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