Professional Coffee Development at The Foundry

Forging the skills needed to make better coffee, and ultimately, create a greater understanding of our industry.

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  • Latte Art Training

    Your customers eat and drink with their eyes, so ensure that their drink is both visually pleasing and delicious.

  • Roasting Integration

    Combine hands-on training with the experience of a century-old roasting operation.

  • Industry Best Practices

    Courses built from industry standards by working coffee professionals.

  • Combining Science & Art

    Great coffee applies an understanding of variables with artistic execution.

Coffee isn’t easy—it’s a trade that takes years to master. Whether you’re a newbie or a veteran, a roaster, barista, or general enthusiast, The Foundry can help you refine your craft.

—David VanTongeren, Program Director

State-of-the-Art Facilities

Designed exclusively for The Foundry, the new facility features world-class espresso machines and manual brewing devices.

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In between classes and after hours, the city of Grand Rapids offers a variety of shopping, dining, and entertainment experiences.

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