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Academy of Food and Wine Service and United Coffee to run barista training course

14 June 2012 by
Academy of Food and Wine Service and United Coffee to run barista training course

The Academy of Food and Wine Service (AFWS) has teamed up with United Coffee to offer a one-day barista training course.

Part of its Licence to Work programme, which provides entry-level training to front-of-house staff, the course will teach trainees to be more commercially aware and how to deliver a great coffee experience.

Sophie Roberts-Brown, executive director at the AFWS, commented: "We've worked with United Coffee to get all of their knowledge and experience into a structured training programme to develop the ‘Licence to Work in Coffee Service'. This training is a must for anyone currently working as a barista that has had no, or very limited training, or anyone considering starting a career in coffee."

Elaine Higginson, managing director, United Coffee UK & Ireland, added: "The AFWS has endorsed our training as it's as passionate as we are about raising the standard of the coffee in the cup and delivering a fast, friendly service."

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