Latte Art Course

To those who want to learn the basics of latte art in a practical way, know the basic rules and learn how to make patterns as the heart, leaf and tulip, patterns on which to build, with practice, the more complex ones. The course is held in english.

The course is internationally recognized by the Italian Barista Method system. The course is preparatory to the Latte Art Grading system certifications 



Florence Italy

More infos

The course starts at 10 a.m. and finishes at 5.30 p.m. with a short lunch break. The Espresso Academy is in Florence, a few minutes with the tram away from the central railway station of Santa Maria Novella and a few minutes from the exit of the highway, Firenze Scandicci.



Are you interested in the course?


One Journey, One Vacation In Italy

The dates of the Espresso Academy courses are always set in such a way as to allow you to take part in several courses, one day after another, to give the maximum value to your trip, and your Italian vacation.

Find out below the dates coordinated on our calendar

[tribe_events view="month" category="inglese"]

Basic Latte Art course program:

  • What types of milk to use, differences in frothing and pouring between whole, skim, fresh, cow's milk, oats, soy and other vegetables
  • Which types of milk jugs are best suited for frothing milk and for latte art
  • Practice: the correct technique for a perfect frothing milk
  • Making the classic cappuccino "white stain"
  • Practice: the basics of latte art: height, flow, wrist movement
  • Practice to make the heart pattern
  • Practice to make the figure of the leaf
  • Practice to make the tulip pattern
  • Evolving from now on: how figures such as reverse and animal figures are made.
  • The use of the latte art pen and the squeezer
  • The new 3D cappuccinos, colored cappuccinos and rainbow cappuccinos.

A second day, dedicated to the advanced latte art, can be connected to this first day. The program for the second day is as follows.

  • Practice: we take back the patterns made the day before and aim to improve them
  • Practice. Combine multiple figures in one cup: more hearts, more leaves
  • Practice. The advanced latte art: the reverse, the vortex, the swan.
  • Cappuccino with latte art in competition cups
  • How cappuccinos are evaluated in competitions and during the Latte Art Grading System exams
  • Practice. How to improve contrast and symmetry
  • Free practice on figures chosen by the student or aimed at his examination
  • Simulating a Grading exam
  • Eventual final Latte Art Grading exam with Certification (on request)


The cost of the course is 130€ including the handbooks used in the course and the SCA extraction charts. The cost of the second day is € 100, so the cost of the two days is € 230 all inclusive


Practice is essential to work on the coffee machine with safety and speed. This is why 70% of the basic course length is “hands on”. In the two days course, the practice reaches 90%


The diploma issued at the end of the course by Espresso Academy is internationally recognized by Italian Barista Method. It can be attached to your curriculum and job applications.


The diploma issued at the end of the course by Espresso Academy is internationally recognized by Italian Barista Method. It can be attached to your curriculum and job applications.

A real coffee journey? The coffee week!

This course is part of the “One week coffee route” A week, a coffee course per day, from Roasting to Barista skills. You can take part to all the courses or just to the courses of your interest. 

Our trainers


Simone Celli

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.

Ilaria Nocentini

Ilaria is a great barista, with a passion for specialty coffees and has also arrived 2nd at the Italian Aeropress Championship. She´s a trainer for all the coffee barista and brewing courses.

Your training in Espresso Academy Italy

Your training in Espresso Academy Italy is not just a course, but a real coffee experience. During your journey you can work with our team in roasting and tasting. Also, you can visit (for free) famous coffee companies as La Marzocco, Eureka or Elektra! We can support your coffee tour in Italy with VISA invitations and bureaucratic issues, and we have a huge list of accommodations offering us discount!

Our Students say...

Sign up for this course

    I agree to privacy policy. Fields marked with (*) are required.


    Via delle Torri, 55 50142 Florenz