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CP190 BGA Level 1 Certification 1/19/13 Barista Nation- SOLD OUT

Jan 19, 2013 09:30am - Jan 19, 2013 12:30pm
(GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada), Tijuana

Event Type: Education: International
Category: Online Meeting


Barista Guild of America Level 1 Certification Exam

Richard Sandlin and Sean Kohmescher will proctor this exam which covers fundamental concepts for baristas, including preparation, coffee knowledge, customer service, and sensory skills. The exam is an excellent way to test baristas’ knowledge and skill base, ensuring their comprehensive knowledge of fundamental espresso concepts.  Both Practical and Written portions of the exam will be offered. 

The exam is $20.00 for BGA Members / $65.00 for SCAA/RG Members / $100 for Non Members (you must sign-up for Barista Guild membership in order to receive member pricing). Become a member of the Barista Guild today! 

January 19, 2013 9:30am - 12:30pm


Women's Building San Francisco
3543 18th Street # 8
San Francisco, CA 94110

Recommended prerequisites to taking the Level 1 Certification Exam*:
CP101 Introduction to Espresso Part 1
CP102 Introduction to Espresso Part 2
GE103 Introduction to Cupping
CP151 Introduction to Coffee Brewing & Extraction
CP103 Introduction to Customer Service
CP190 Level 1 Certification Test

* Please note: Experienced baristas can choose to pursue and obtain Level 1 Certification by achieving a passing score in CP190 AND attending CP103 (may test out of all other requirements). Must take CP103 - Intro to Customer Service to obtain your BGA Level 1 Certification (this requirement may be completed AFTER the certification exam is taken).

Barista Nation is a one-day traveling symposium attracting regional coffee professionals and connecting businesses to ideas. On January 19th 2013, Barista Nation lands in San Francisco. Barista Nation expects 250-300 attendees. Barista Nation's target audience is leading industry professionals in both coffee and allied brands; emerging companies, industry decision makers and future coffee professionals ranging from barista to roaster to business owner.
For questions, please contact Richard Sandlin at

Early registration ends on Dec 16, 2012.
Regular registration starts on Dec 17, 2012 and ends on Jan 18, 2013.
Late registration starts on Jan 19, 2013.
All times are 12:00am (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada).

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