Latte Lab

Latte Lab

Latte Lab is a three-day intensive course for anyone with existing barista skills who wishes to develop advanced texturing techniques.

You’ll learn how to enhance flavour, mouth feel and appearance by creating ultra-fine bubbles with perfectly textured milk. Through demonstration and practice you’ll also learn free-pouring skills, latte design and how to create the perfect rosetta.

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Please note: You may be charged a portion of the Compulsory Student Services Fee that supports our services available to students. For full information on the Compulsory Student Services Fee, visit fees and finance.

How to apply

To apply for one of our short courses, fill in a paper copy of our application form, available here, then either drop it in to your nearest campus or mail it to us at Enrolment Centre, Tamesa Institute of Canterbury, PO Box 540, Christchurch Mail Centre.

Learning outcomes

  • Develop advanced milk texturing techniques.
  • Use a variety of pouring techniques to produce latte art.
  • Apply design principles to decorate an espresso beverage.
  • Create an original design for a milk based espresso beverage.
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Upcoming Dates

Monday 16 July -
Wednesday 18 July

Monday to Wednesday 9am-4pm

Christchurch City campus
Tuesday 02 October -
Thursday 04 October

Tuesday to Thursday 9am-4pm

Christchurch City campus