Mastering Coffee at Home

Event has passed (Sat Dec 16, 2017 - Sat Dec 16, 2017)
illy Cafe - Downtown
10:00 AM
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Join us at the illy caffè Flagship store in San Francisco in our new University of Coffee training room.

From pour-over to espresso, this coffee experience will focus on elevating your home brewing techniques while perfecting your daily coffee ritual. Explore the different variables that play into creating beautifully crafted beverages.

In this course you will learn:

Coffee’s origins and the quality of beans that go into the perfect blend.

The perfect grind for your favorite coffee preparation method

Four different brewing methods; Pour-Over, French Press, Moka and Espresso.

Tips for your espresso routine and practice hands-on with a Master Barista

How to masterfully steam milk for espresso-based beverages

Sip. Savor. Be Inspired. Taste your own masterpieces from beautifully designed artist cups
With the purchase of each ticket you will receive a special gift from illy coffee to take home with you!

Your Professor:
Giorgio Milos, illycaffè Master Barista

Giorgio Milos is a barista and coffee expert holding multi-skill certifications from the SCAE, SCAA (now combined SCA)  and is also an Italian Barista Champion and illy's North American Master Barista in Residence. A barista's work starts with understanding how coffee grows, then applying a scientist's curiosity to the complex chain of chemical reactions and variables that create pleasure in the cup. Giorgio can be followed on Twitter (@Giorgio_Milos), Instagram (@MasterBarista), Tumblr (


  1. illy Cafe - Downtown 220 Montgomery Street, Ste 148, San Francisco, CA