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Barista Training Center Jakarta Launch

When: 25th April 2019 Onwards Where: Caffeine Solutions Indonesia

Caffeine Solutions Indonesia (CSI) will open the Barista Training Center (BTC) this 25th April in partnership with Bettr Barista (BB), Asia’s most recognised coffee training institute. To kick off the classes CSI will host a fun & casual latte art throwdown party at its new facility in central Jakarta this Wednesday, 24th April. CSI is a new facility by Caffeine Solutions Singapore and features a concept cafe, equipment showroom, barista training centre and a technical support area. With this new space, CSI is poised to deliver it’s unique suite of products and services to support the country’s growing hospitality industry that’s rapidly trying to keep pace with the burgeoning middle class and their growing desire for quality coffee equipment, training and beverages.

CS Director Mr Keith Loh commented: “Our overarching strategy has always been focused on helping our clients improve productivity, quality and barista craft in their coffee programmes.”. Keith further explains: “We are able to do this through our unique focus on our deep understanding and experience in combining automation, barista skills and quality coffee”.  Keith further adds “Our entry into Indonesia is an exciting milestone for us which underpins our expansion strategy.”

The BTC will offer Bettr Barista’s highly regarded courses for aspiring coffee novices and professionals. According to BB Director Pamela Chng, “Indonesia represents an exciting opportunity in terms of coverage. We believe our social responsibility programme will have huge traction.  This partnership with CS is the first in the region that we’ve done and believe that our range of barista classes will help advance the learning journey of aspiring coffee professionals from all levels.”

To launch the BTC our first series of classes start on the 25th of April offering 5 different types of introductory classes for both beginners and experienced baristas. To start off, there will be an intensive, 2-day introduction to espresso course (Rp5,500,000) where a participant can go from zero to barista and kick off their Barista career. Or coffee lovers can opt for the half day introduction classes (Rp1,870,000) or even hand brewing class(Rp 1,870,000).  Limited spaces at introductory prices are available, so book yours early to reserve a spot! For more details please go to: (http://bit.ly/CSI_Latte_art_throwdown) or contact [email protected].

About Caffeine Solutions

CS’s mission is to be the region’s premier full-service wholesale coffee solutions company. Our vision is “Barista Redefined”. We believe that automation will play a growing part to building long-term relationships with our clients. CS provides complete coffee solutions with a focus on automation to improve our customer’s sales, product consistency and productivity.

The CS team is helmed by Keith Loh, an F&B veteran who spent many years in many areas of the hospitality industry, including a speciality coffee brand Oriole Coffee Roasters. He is also the Singapore National Barista champion for 2010 and the Singapore National Cup Taster’s Champion 2013 among many other accolades.

CS Indonesia is led by John Ryan Ting, a well known coffee industry veteran throughout the region. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and passion in coffee. John Ting is the Singapore Barista Champion 2008, 2009, 2015, Singapore Brewers Cup Champion 2016, WCE Certified World Barista Sensory Judge 2013 – 2015, WCE Certified World Latte Art Visual Judge 2013 – 2015.

About Bettr Barista

BB is a Singapore specialty coffee company founded in 2011, and is Singapore’s first certified B-Corporation. It is a leading provider of professional coffee education, specialty coffee products and corporate event services. It also operates micro-enterprise retail coffee bars in Singapore to amplify positive social impact in the community.

BB works to empower lives through a Holistic Training Programme for marginalised women and youth, by nurturing direct and sustainable trade across its supply chain, and by building socially conscious communities wherever they operate. BB is proud to be the 2017 President’s Challenge Social Enterprise of the Year winner and a Best For The World (Community) organisation from 2016-2018.