Coffee courses


In addition to high-quality ingredients and a good machine, good coffee depends, first and foremost, on skilful coffee making and serving. Our mission is to train the employees of restaurants and cafes so that clients could enjoy only the best Illy coffee.

The training focuses on the following: What is Illy? Illy’s history and main values, history of coffee, blends, production and coffee-making and correct serving. We organise our trainings at the client’s premises or our study class at ILLY training centre in Tallinn (Mõisa 4, ground floor).

ILLY training shall follow the study programme of the world’s only coffee university Universita del Caffe , the member of which Estonian ILLY Office also is. Illy Universita del Cafe was founded in 1999 in Trieste to promote, develop and distribute high-quality coffee all over the world. Universita del Caffe has 75 years of experience and skills in training. The course includes both theory and practice, making of various coffee drinks and operating complicated coffee machines. A graduates is able to detect good coffee by taste like a true coffee sommelier. Furthermore, passing an exam after training at Universita del Caffe gives you a coffee expert’s certificate.


Illy ABC for beginners, first training

Illy ABC training offers every beginner coffee friend an opportunity to acquire the first necessary steps needed in coffee making. Illy ABC gives an onverview of the priniciples and quality of Illy coffee. As soon as the theoretical knowledge has been acquired, you can plunge into making coffee drinks yourself. The training ends with the maintenance and cleaning of the machine.

Content of the training:

  • about us
  • history of coffee, its distribution in the world
  • all bout Illy coffee
  • quality
  • selection of the beans
  • roasting
  • packaging
  • well organised work place
  • espresso
  • different coffee drinks
  • milk frothing
  • pouring and creating patterns
  • cleaning of the coffee machine

Price: 39 € per person. NB! Contracted clients of Illy get a discount of -50% per person.
Length: 2.5 h
Number of participants: 3 – 6 people

For more information about the courses call: + 372 6 81 00 01 or send us an e-mail: