Whether you’re planning to set up a business or you want to acquire a new skill, Coffee University classes by the Philippine Coffee Board and Commune can help indulge the coffee geek in you!



Online Pocket Classes July Update

  1. Coffee 101 by Rosario Juan
    This is an INTRODUCTORY course that will be held via Zoom.

    There is a science to coffee that is constantly evolving and growing in knowledge. In this course, you will learn about coffee's journey from seed to cup, the different coffee varieties and what makes each kind of coffee distinct. Expand your coffee vocabulary and understand the jargon -- single origin, post-harvest processing, roast levels and grind types.

      July 21, Wednesday, 7:30-8:30pm

    Course fee: PHP 650/person
    *inclusive of digital certificate

    Enroll now
  2. Online Home Brewing with Rosario Juan
    A brief overview of six manual coffee preparation methods via Zoom, including some quick tips, as a starting point to help you select your preferred method of infusion, from pour over/drip, plunger/pressed, percolate to vacuum. For home brewers, baristas, cafe managers, and owners who want to learn more about the fundamentals of manual brewing specialty coffee.

      July 31, Saturday, 2-3pm

    Course fee: PHP 850/person
    *inclusive of digital certificate

    Enroll now
  3. Introduction to Cupping with Rosario Juan and Vanessa Caceres
    Experience the basics of coffee cupping and learn how the variables surrounding coffee -- terroir, post-harvest processing, roasting, etc. -- contribute to the flavor profiles of coffee and how to make use of your sense of smell and taste these nuances during cupping.

    This is an online experiential workshop designed for beginners, enthusiasts and those getting their feet wet in the world of coffee.

      NOT YET AVAILABLE

    Course fee: PHP
    *inclusive of a kit and digital certificate
  4. Starting A Coffee Business with Rosario Juan
    Rosario Juan, CEO of Commune and an advocate of #PhilippineCoffee, will share her knowledge and experiences online on how to start your own coffee business. Tips on what works in specific locations will also be discussed plus recommendations on what equipment to buy and where to buy coffee.

      July 24, Saturday, 7-9pm

    Course fee: PHP 2,000/person
    *inclusive of digital certificate

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  5. Online Basic Barista with Vanessa Caceres
    This course covers the seed to cup chain (history, theoretical, botanical, processing, and varieties of coffee). Includes hands-on experience on how to properly operate an espresso machine

      July 23, Friday, 11:30am-1:30pm
      July 30, Friday, 11:30am-1:30pm


    Duration: 2 hrs
    Course fee: PHP 2,000/person
    *inclusive of digital certificate

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  6. Online Basic Latte Art with Vanessa Caceres

      NOT YET AVAILABLE

    Duration: 2 hrs
    Course fee: PHP 3,000/person
    *inclusive of digital certificate

    Enroll now
  7. Online 3D Latte Art with Mix Quiogue
    Making coffee is art itself, but our baristas have so much more to offer when it comes to the artistic aspect of making coffee. Craft your own 3D latte art designs using milk foam in your cup of joe with Commune’s Head Barista, Mix Quiogue.

      July 21, Wednesday, 9am-10am

    Duration: 1 hr
    Course fee: PHP 750/person
    *inclusive of digital certificate

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  8. Online Basic Espresso with Vanessa Caceres
    1 hour hands-on experience from calibrating an espresso grinder, pulling an espresso shot, to making classic espresso drinks.

      July 23, Friday, 10-11am
      July 30, Friday, 10-11am


    Duration: 1 hr
    Course fee: PHP 750/person
    *inclusive of digital certificate

    Enroll now

Hands-on Pocket Classes July Update

  1. 3D Latte Art with Mix Quiogue
    Making coffee is art itself, but our baristas have so much more to offer when it comes to the artistic aspect of making coffee. Craft your own 3D latte art designs using milk foam in your cup of joe with Commune’s Head Barista, Mix Quiogue.

      NOT AVAILABLE

    WHERE:
    Commune Cafe+Bar, 36 Polaris St., Poblacion, Makati City (www.commune.ph for map and directions)

    Duration: 1 hr
    Course fee: PHP 750/person
    *inclusive of digital certificate and voucher

    Enroll now
  2. Etching & Color Latte Art with Vanessa Caceres
    Unleash your creativity by learning how to etch latte art. This technique is considered the simplest of latte art techniques that only involves 'engraving' or drawing on the surface of the finished drink with tools and syrups.

      NOT AVAILABLE

    WHERE:
    Commune Cafe+Bar, 36 Polaris St., Poblacion, Makati City (www.commune.ph for map and directions)

    Duration: 1 hr
    Course fee: PHP 750/person
    *inclusive of digital certificate and voucher

    Enroll now
  3. Basic Espresso with Vanessa Caceres
    1 hour hands-on experience from calibrating an espresso grinder, pulling an espresso shot, to making classic espresso drinks.

      July 14, Wednesday, 12:30-1:30pm
      July 16, Friday, 10-11am
      July 24, Saturday, 10-11am
      July 27, Tuesday, 10-11am


    WHERE:
    Commune Cafe+Bar, 36 Polaris St., Poblacion, Makati City (www.commune.ph for map and directions)

    Duration: 1 hr
    Course fee: PHP 920/person
    *inclusive of digital certificate and voucher

    Enroll now
  4. Basic Latte Art with Vanessa Caceres
      July 10, Saturday, 1-3pm
      July 24, Saturday, 11:30am-1:30pm
      July 31, Saturday, 1-3pm


    WHERE:
    Commune Cafe+Bar, 36 Polaris St., Poblacion, Makati City (www.commune.ph for map and directions)

    Duration: 1 hr
    Course fee: PHP 3,000/person
    *inclusive of digital certificate and voucher

    Enroll now

Hands-on Intensive Classes July Update

  1. Advanced Latte Art with Vanessa Caceres
    This class is designed for coffee professionals and home enthusiasts looking to learn more about latte art. This class covers introduction to latte art, a discussion of tools and equipment needed, milk steaming and texturing techniques, pouring mechanics, and how to pour the most popular latte art designs -- heart, tulip, and rosetta.

      NOT YET AVAIALBLE

    WHERE:
    Commune Cafe+Bar, 36 Polaris St., Poblacion, Makati City (www.commune.ph for map and directions)

    Duration: 2 hrs
    Course fee:
    *inclusive of digital certificate and voucher

    Enroll now
  2. Basic Barista with Vanessa Caceres
    This course covers the seed to cup chain (history, theoretical, botanical, processing, and varieties of coffee). Includes hands-on experience on how to properly operate an espresso machine

      July 9, Friday, 10am-12nn
      July 10, Saturday, 10am-12nn
      July 13, Tuesday, 10am-12nn
      July 16, Friday, 12:30-2:30pm
      July 17, Saturday, 10am-12nn
      July 27, Tuesday, 11:30am-1:30pm
      July 28, Wednesday, 11:30am-1:30pm
      July 31, Saturday, 10am-12nn


    WHERE:
    Commune Cafe+Bar, 36 Polaris St., Poblacion, Makati City (www.commune.ph for map and directions)

    Duration: 2 hrs
    Course fee: PHP 3,500/person
    *inclusive of digital certificate and voucher

    Enroll now
  3. Hands-on Home Brewing with Vanessa Caceres
    A brief overview of six manual coffee preparation methods, including some quick tips, as a starting point to help you select your preferred method of infusion, from pour over/drip, plunger/pressed, percolate to vacuum. For home brewers, baristas, cafe managers, and owners who want to learn more about the fundamentals of manual brewing specialty coffee. Bring your own coffee gadgets if you wish.

      July 21, Wednesday, 1pm-3pm

    Duration: 2 hrs
    Course fee: PHP 2,500/person
    *inclusive of digital certificate and voucher

    Enroll now
  4. Advanced Barista Course with Vanessa Caceres
      NOT YET AVAIALBLE

    Learn the techniques of grinding, dosing and tamping to achieve perfect espresso extraction and milk texturing. This is a continued barista skill training including milk steaming and manual brewing.

    Prerequisite: Basic Barista

    Duration: 2 hrs
    Course fee: PHP 4,000
    *inclusive of digital certificate and voucher