About the Academy

15 years ago, SIPS Espresso Service & Supply recognized that many entrepreneurs and corporate clients alike would benefit from additional professional barista training for their staff. Over the years SIPS has developed one of the most comprehensive one-day barista training seminars, providing the knowledge and skills needed to successfully become a SIPS certified barista. Training is led by Frank Wilkerson, certified by the Specialty Coffee Association of Europe

9:00AM - 4:00PM.

Complimentary breakfast, and lunch included. Following the training session, attendees may opt to receive personal, one-on-one help with questions about equipment, products, accessories and opening a new café.



  • Creating Your Drink Menu

  • Sample Menus from Actual Successful Cafés

  • The Importance of Signature Drinks

  • Complimenting Food Items

  • Smoothies

  • Gourmet Tea ( Hot and Iced)

  • Italian Soda

  • Nice 'n Icey Bonus Training –If you are opening in Florida, you must stay for this session!


$298.00 per student.
Includes SIPS Barista Manual.

Non-refundable registration must be paid by credit card prior to attendance.

One seat included with purchase of new espresso machine equipment .

Discounts of 20% are available for companies filling a class (6 seats/attendees).

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