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Filicori Zecchini's "Laboratorio dell'Espresso" is an important project dedicated to exploration, research and education in the world of espresso.

The Laboratorio dell'Espresso is a place where Filicori Zecchini's experts work to continuously improve coffee quality and develop new extraction methods and techniques to deliver extraordinary coffee experiences. The laboratory is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and a team of dedicated professionals who are committed to exploring the potential of coffee and promoting the culture of espresso.

The main goal of the Laboratorio dell'Espresso is to share knowledge, skills, and passion for coffee with industry professionals such as baristas, restaurateurs, and coffee enthusiasts. The lab offers classes, workshops, and training sessions to help participants improve their coffee brewing skills and understand the nuances and characteristics of different coffee varieties.

During training sessions, participants have the opportunity to experience different extraction techniques, learn the art of latte art, and explore the sensory nuances of coffee through guided tastings. The Laboratorio dell'Espresso promotes a philosophy based on quality, innovation, and the enhancement of Italian artisan traditions related to coffee.

In addition, the Laboratorio dell'Espresso is also a space open to collaboration with industry professionals, with whom Filicori Zecchini shares experiences, expertise and research to promote excellence in the world of espresso.

In summary, Filicori Zecchini's Laboratorio dell'Espresso represents a place dedicated to exploration, innovation and knowledge sharing in the field of coffee. Through its activities, the laboratory contributes to raising quality standards and promoting the culture of espresso in the professional Foodservice sector.
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Our training school offers tailor-made coffee courses for each professional.

We start with a basic course, but we also offer latte art, creative coffee making, brewing workshops, as well as the brand new IEI courses (Espresso Italiano Tasting and Espresso Italiano Specialist) for professionals, and courses valid for SCA certification. Finally, we also have courses dedicated to curious coffee enthusiasts.

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The heart of our quality project is our team of barista trainers. They carry out activities and qualified training courses for baristas and individuals.

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SCA courses

Create or continue your training with us

SCA stands for Speciality Coffee Association and is the world's most influential association for the promotion of coffee excellence. Each Specialization Module is available in three different levels, with different scores in each level. Upon reaching 100 points you will be awarded the SCA diploma based on coffee competency.

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IEI Courses

Become an Espresso Italiano Tasting or Espresso Italiano Specialist!

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Italian Espresso Tasting

The Italian Espresso Tasting course, hosted by Filicori Zecchini's Laboratorio dell'Espresso, allows you to learn how to evaluate the cup of espresso.

If you pass the final exam, you will be eligible for the Coffee Taster license. During the day-long course, in our classrooms, participants are required to go through an initial theoretical part and then test themselves in practice, moving on to tasting.

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Italian Espresso Specialist

The Italian Espresso Specialist course, hosted by Filicori Zecchini's Laboratorio dell'Espresso, allows you to learn how make the "perfect espresso" by following the rules by the IEI.

If you pass the final exam you will be qualified as a Certified Italian Espresso Service Operator. The course, which lasts one day (8 hours), consists of a theoretical and a practical part.

for professionals

Do you want to offer the best to your customers for the success of your business?

We have thought of a number of specific proposals to meet your needs: from product selection to the best solutions for equipment (on loan or for sale), as well as training for you or your staff. Fill out the form with your company data and you will be contacted in a very short time by our sales consultants (obviously without any commitment for you).