Breakfast with the Expert

Breakfast with the Expert

Everybody knows that breakfast is a very peculiar moment of the Italian way of life. Cappuccino and croissant is a style that Italy has exported worldwide.

In “Breakfast with the expert” you will enjoy an unforgettable breakfast with a coffee expert. Enjoying cappuccino, espresso and Italian pastries you will ride a route along the history and the science of coffee. From the different beans to the roasting and to how the Italian baristas really prepare espresso and cappuccino!

This course is available on request,

just communicate us your availability.


More infos

The course starts at 10 a.m. and it is two hours long. The course is hold in a relaxing and famous coffee shop, in the very center of Florence. The price includes cappuccinos and espresso and a selection of croissants.

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Program of the course

During the morning you will discover the different varietals and blend of coffee and how they change in the south or the north of Italy. Also you will discover the art of coffee roasting (and we will roast coffee together!) 

Another argument of our breakfast/workshop will be the culture of coffee in Italy, how the coffee arrived in Italy, the oldest bars in Italy, and the curious history of the coffee maker with a mustache, the most famous of Italy: the Moka pot (and we will prepare a coffee with…). You will learn also the codes of interaction between the barista and the Italian clients, the many tricks of the barista and the frantic ritual of the Italian breakfast!

Decaff coffee and juices are available.


The cost is 45€ including the coffees and croissants at your will. The cost is instead 25€ for aged 14/18 and is free for younger coffee lovers!

Our trainers

Simone Celli

A real barista, with many years of experience behind the counter. His blog 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 real great barista, passionate about specialty coffees and even 2nd at the Italian Aeropress Championship. She´s a trainer for all the coffee barista and brewing courses.

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    • We attended the two-day Barista course (advanced level) and its really cool and awesome. Our instructor-Gabriele shares all the techniques and secrets to make a perfect espresso and cappuccino, plus the coffee art which every participants were so excited and enjoyed every hands-on. As part of the Advanced level course, Gabriele also gave us a tour inside their processing plant. A highly recommended tour if you're visiting Florence both for individual who's looking for a career in coffee industry or simply Coffee lovers.
    • Great experience ! It's fun, very interactive , the trainers are really interested that you learn and practice a lot, before you apply for your certificate. If you never worked in a coffee shop or you never experience how to make a great cappuccino and espresso this is the right place to try . Can't wait to get back and learn some more ! Thank you all !
      TLumi, Croatia
    • Had an amazing two days here going all the way from the roasting room, blends and the theory, but most importantly a lot of practice at making good espressos and cappuccinos with assistance from the instructors, through to the SCA exams. Very friendly and helpful instructors and I can highly recommend the Espresso Academy! A great experience and great knowledge gained. Thank you to all at Espresso Academy and Mokaflor, I highly recommend you all!
      Pierre V, Auckland New Zealand


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