Barista Academy graduates get awarded at FADS

Following three rounds of our successful Barista Training Academy with Coffea Arabica at FADS Hub in Archway, our amazing, local Islington community candidates Javier, Grace, Amina, Barney, Carla, Tim & Amelia were all presented with their ‘Barista Certificates’ on Thursday 20 November 14 by Leader of Islington Council, Cllr Richard Watts.

 The intensive Training Academy provided by Daisy Rollo of Coffea Arabica, who has worked with the London School of Coffee for 7 years as a lead trainer, is part of our ongoing work at FADS, the community hub & space within the Hill House development project in Archway. Two full days of training followed by a complete assessment will enable our candidates to secure jobs in the coffee & cafe industry.

 On the first day candidates learn about the origins, cultivation, processing, roasting and the perfect extraction. Then look at milk texturing followed by the menu and how to deliver each of these drinks and finally finish by equipment cleaning and maintenance.

 The second day is a practical day where candidates are delivering drinks to customers at the FADS coffee bar, looking particularly at quality and consistency. After the training and further days experience working in FADS cafe they will be assessed and receive a Barista certificate.


And staying with coffee:

 Having developed partnerships with other amazing companies in this fashionable industry including Climpson & Sons for our coffee and La Marzocco UK who supply our machines we delighted to bring to BL-NK in Old Street La Marzocco’s ‘Out of the Box’.

 The La Marzocco UK event will shine a light on the coffee industry with interactive workshops, Q&A panels with industry leaders, the UK latte art championships plus live music, craft beers, street food and more! 

 You can register to attend Out of the Box at:

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