One of the coffee and roasting guru in Italy. To write the CV of Marco we would need two websites! Let’s just say that he has roasted coffee for many Italian (and not) competitors in world championship of Barista. Marco is also consultant for some of the most important Italian roasting companies and SCA Authorized Trainer for toasting, tasting and green coffee.
A real barista, with many years of experience behind the counter. His blog ilcaffeespressoitaliano.com is the most read italian coffee blog in the world! He´s a trainer for the Barista, Brewing and Latte Art courses and official LAGS certifier.
Waiter, barista, bartender, sommelier, and then restaurant manager and consultant (running restaurants is hard as climb mountains!) In 2008 he founded aprireunbar.com, a blog about how to open coffee shops, that right now is getting more than a million of visits per year. He is the trainer of the management courses, but also as barista is not so bad…
Robert entered the coffee industry at the age of twenty and since then he's collaborated with us as a trainer in our courses and contributed to bring to life many of our projects. Together we've been able to develop a specific course for espresso machine maintenance and created a small international community of expert technicians helping each other by sharing professional advice Outside of our courses Robert has a role in quality control and roasting of specialty coffees for CaffeLab and, in our consultancy projects for roasting companies and coffee shops he is responsible for the selection of the necessary equipment, coffee and development of the final product.
When we say somebody grown up behind the counter… Ilaria is, in our team, the person in charge for the barista courses, but not only, considering her skills in brewing (have you tested her brewed coffee gin tonic?) and her knowledge about the coffee specialty …
Is possible to combine very young age, a lot of experience abroad and great competence about coffee? Helena shows that is possible! She is also AST for barista skill and brewing modules, and the Italian Champion of Ibrik Coffee!! She's also a Q-grader for Arabica and Robusta and the Italian Cup Tasting Champion 2018. In the Espressoacademy team is responsible for the courses abroad.