Explore the colorful world of espresso at your own pace with Nora Smahelova, Coffee Educator at Accademia del Caffè Espresso. This virtual course by La Marzocco is a comprehensive, immersive journey through the art and science of espresso and beyond.
what is accademia?
Housed in the original La Marzocco factory, Accademia del Caffè Espresso is a cultural hub
focused on understanding and promoting espresso.
An example of industrial architecture restored to its former glory, Accademia contains La Marzocco’s company museum and historical archive, an indoor coffee-growing area, research and education laboratories, and the Officine Fratelli Bambi – a workshop dedicated to craftsmanship and artistry, producing bespoke espresso machines.
Including 15 modules
Comprised of 75 videos and nearly 5 hours worth of educational videos covering the history of espresso, growing and roasting, preparation techniques, and espresso theory.
01. espresso – what is it?
02. coffee – the taste decision maker
03. sophistication of coffee
04. water – importance of water quality
05. setup – what do you need to make espresso?
06. compressing coffee
07. extraction parameters – time
08. extraction parameters – temperature
09. extraction parameters – brew ratio
10. pressure profiles
11. the perfect shot/ godshot
12. cleaning/ maintenance
14. latte art
15. role of a barista
16. final thanks