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Barista: Food Hygiene and Prepare & Serve Espresso Coffee

This unit describes the performance outcomes‚ skills and knowledge required to extract and serve espresso coffee beverages using commercial espresso machines and grinders. It requires the ability to advise customers on coffee beverages, select and grind coffee beans, prepare and assess espresso coffee beverages and to use, maintain and clean espresso machines and grinders. Complex repairs of equipment would be referred to specialist service technicians.

This unit applies to any hospitality organisation that serves espresso coffee beverages, including cafes, restaurants, bars, clubs, function and event venues.

It applies to espresso machine operators who operate with some level of independence and under limited supervision.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Pre-requisite Unit
SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety (included)

You will learn to;
  • Organise coffee workstation
  • Select and grind coffee beans
  • Advise customers and take espresso coffee orders
  • Extract and monitor quality of espresso
  • Undertake milk texturing process
  • Serve espresso coffee beverages
  • Clean espresso equipment


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