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are jug rinsers worth it

Jug (Pitcher) Rinsers – Are They Worth Using?

  Jug (Pitcher) Rinsers – Are They Worth Using? Jug rinsers streamline café operations by quickly cleaning milk jugs between uses. This boosts workflow, sanitation, and coffee quality. But they also take up space and require maintenance. Overall, jug rinsers optimize efficiency and elevate the customer experience. In this article I’ll delve into the pros […]

Espresso Shot Not Tasting Right? Read Your Puck and Find Out Why

Espresso Shot Not Tasting Right? Read Your Puck and Find Out Why The spent coffee grounds in your group handle are called the coffee puck. Examining properties of the puck, including its surface and structural integrity, provides valuable feedback on the quality of the shot. Variables like consistency, colour, and adhesion can indicate whether ideal […]

How to dial in coffee flavour

Unlocking Espresso Euphoria: A Guide To Dialling In Your Coffee

Unlocking Espresso Euphoria: A Guide To Dialling In Your Coffee Crafting amazing espresso is part art, part science. While there are guidelines, no one recipe leads to espresso perfection. The truth is, you need to dial in the parameters based on your specific equipment and beans. This hands-on process helps coax the very best from […]

The HG Coffee School New Technology

Technology Shaping the Future of Coffee

Technology Shaping the Future of Coffee Over the last few years, we’ve seen some exciting new developments in commercial coffee technology! Methods like precision brewing and automated processes are changing how cafes make coffee. They’re helping cafes and baristas brew faster and more consistently, while also improving quality. Here’s a closer look at some of […]

How to find a job as a barista

Finding A Job in the Coffee Industry

Your journey to becoming a professional barista has to start somewhere – but finding a job in the coffee industry isn’t simple when you have little experience. For those of you fresh out of barista training, there are 2 main paths towards your first barista job. What You Need to Succeed Nearly all well-paying, respectable […]

Caleb Cha Latte Art Adelaide

World Latte Art Champion Spills the Beans on Learning Latte Art

Latte art is not for the faint of heart. After all, it’s not easy to use milk and coffee as your medium. In this unique field, Caleb Cha is a bona fide champion. We consulted Caleb Cha, having not only won the Australian, but also the World Latte Art Championships in 2015, Caleb seriously knows what he’s talking about when it comes to latte art!

adjusting your grinder

Fine Tuning Your Espresso Extraction

Getting your espresso extracting just right is an ongoing battle, one that all baristas know well. As you know, there are more than a handful of variables to take into account when troubleshooting. We have put together a comprehensive list of extraction problems you’re likely to run into and some of the reasons why they occur to help you get on the way to perfect coffee every time.