This is a list of the best barista schools in Kenya. The list focuses on accredited schools that offer professional barista courses that equip one with the necessary skills to work in the coffee industry, for example preparing and serving espresso-based coffee drinks.
Here is a list of the best barista schools in Kenya.
1. Baristapro Kenya
The school was established in 2014. It specialises in providing professional barista skills training, offering various barista courses covering different levels of skills set. It offers basic, advanced and professional barista courses.
Location: The Mirage, Westlands, Nairobi.
Contact: 0707 818 319.
2. Nairobi School of Coffee
The school prides in grooming student baristas into skilled artisans of coffee brewing as well as enlightened ambassadors of the coffee drinking culture. It offers advanced, intermediate and foundation coffee courses.
Location: Tatu Industrial Park.
3. Nairobi Bar School
It is a premier institution specialising in training hospitality professionals such as baristas, coffee roasters, chefs, mixologists and bartenders. It offers certificate and diploma in barista training and coffee skills.
Location: 2nd Floor, Ghale House, Moi Avenue, Nairobi.
Contact: 0725 476 258.
4. Boma International Hospitality College
The college offers professional training in coffee roasting, brewing, barista skills, quality control and introduction to coffee.
Contact: 0719 050 540, 0719 050 550.
5. Connect Coffee Academy
Connect Coffee Academy was established in 2019. It aims to empower young generations in speciality coffee barista skills while shaping the world’s coffee industry. The school offers coffee roasting courses, barista skills and espresso extraction.
Location: The Riverfront Building, Chiromo Lane, Nairobi.
Contact: 0748 812 404.
6. Barista Hospitality & Commercial College
It is recognised as the most up to date, comprehensive and professionally run barista college in Kenya. It has classes geared towards every entrepreneur in the process of starting a coffee business or a working barista looking to polish skills. The college offers roasting classes, full and short barista courses.
Location: Information House, Nairobi.
Contact: 0723 369 739.
7. Nakuru Barista College
The college offers foundation, intermediate and full barista courses that equip students with the relevant skills that will improve their drip coffee and espresso-based drink preparation as well as enhance their general coffee knowledge.
Location: Mburu Gichua Road, Nakuru Town.
Contact: 0793 521 253.