What You'll Get
Coffee beans and Mexican jumping beans are visually indistinguishable; this common error may account for the mysterious pile of percolators on the moon. Leave rookie mistakes behind with today’s Groupon: $29 for a Barista Skills online short course from Go Train ($89.95 value).
A perfectly brewed cup of Joe provides a light and frothy start to any day, and Go Train allows coffee bean devotees to master their dark art with an online Barista Skills short course. Budding baristas get a crash course in the nuts and bolts of commercial espresso machines, learning how to draw the sweetest drops every time. The seven chapters of the course involve such bean brewing life lessons as how to select and grind coffee, texture milk and how to clean and maintain an espresso machine. Pot-boiling peeps have their progress monitored by multiple choice questions distributed throughout the course, ensuring that each student learns at their own pace. The course is ideal pre-employment training for those looking to enter the Hospitality and Service industries and will also help the casual coffee-lover to get the best from their machine.