Enter the world of Torrefazione Portioli thanks to our experts from the field.
Thanks the Coffee Lab course, you will access the production departments to see how we process raw coffee and how its transformation into roasted coffee takes place.

You will get to know the places where our designs and products are created, enjoying all the aroma of Portioli coffee.

At the end of the guided tour of our roasting plant, you will be welcomed by expert tasters in special classrooms, to learn the basic rules of coffee product transformation, the correct adjustment and maintenance of the equipment and the secrets for the preparation of the perfect Espresso.

The course is divided into a first theoretical part in which we will talk about coffee, its history with botanical and geographical hints and harvesting methodologies to better understand and choose coffee for your bar. You will delve into the rules of grinding along with those of the 5Ms and 5Ls and discover the correct maintenance and cleaning technique for your machines and equipment.

This will be followed by an important practical part during which you will learn how to prepare and serve espresso properly and how to handle any daily challenges that may arise in your shop.

At the end of the day, there will be a test including a theoretical and a practical session. You will understand the goals you have achieved, getting the certificate of competence.



24 - November 2023
09:00 - 17:00


For you who are a professional in the sector, bartender or manager of a restaurant.
A day of training during which you will learn the main rules of coffee processing, adjustment and maintenance of equipment and the “secrets” of preparing Espresso in a workmanlike manner. The goal is to serve good coffee, taking care of both the product and the machinery used in your shop.


  • Guided tour of the plant
  • Historical and botanical background on coffee
  • Insight into the 5 M’s
  • The perfect espresso coffee: the extraction technique – advantage and disadvantage
  • Adjusting grindstones and grinders
  • Insight into the 5 L’s
  • Routine and extraordinary maintenance, cleaning of machines and equipment


  • Location: Portioli Academy
  • Speaker: Aicaf
  • Participants: min. 10/max. 15 people
  • Duration: 1 day, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Price: €149


  • Learning materials and consumables
  • Lunch
  • Certificate of competency
  • Summary of techniques and methods achieved during the course
  • Photo book
  • Stencil

Not included:

  • Whatever is not expressed above
  • Overnight stay
  • Dinner
  • Transfer

Product Sheet:

  • Payment at the time of registration by bank transfer and balance within 5 working days of the course date
  • In case of cancellation within 5 working days from the date of the course, full refund of the deposit on your method of payment or possibility of moving to the first available date according to the organization
  • The organization reserves the right to change course dates in case of unforeseen circumstances



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