Barista Training Center Jakarta Launch

Caffeine Solutions Indonesia (CSI) will open the Barista Training Center (BTC) this 25th April in partnership with Bettr Barista (BB), Asia’s most recognised coffee training institute. To kick off the classes CSI will host a fun & casual latte art throwdown party at its new facility in central Jakarta this Wednesday, 24th April. CSI is a new facility by Caffeine Solutions Singapore and features a concept cafe, equipment showroom, barista training centre and a technical support area. With this new space, CSI is poised to deliver it’s unique suite of products and services to support the country’s growing hospitality industry that’s rapidly trying to keep pace with the burgeoning middle class and their growing desire for quality coffee equipment, training and beverages.

CS Director Mr Keith Loh commented: “Our overarching strategy has always been focused on helping our clients improve productivity, quality and barista craft in their coffee programmes.”. Keith further explains: “We are able to do this through our unique focus on our deep understanding and experience in combining automation, barista skills and quality coffee”.  Keith further adds “Our entry into Indonesia is an exciting milestone for us which underpins our expansion strategy.”

The BTC will offer Bettr Barista’s highly regarded courses for aspiring coffee novices and professionals. According to BB Director Pamela Chng, “Indonesia represents an exciting opportunity in terms of coverage. We believe our social responsibility programme will have huge traction.  This partnership with CS is the first in the region that we’ve done and believe that our range of barista classes will help advance the learning journey of aspiring coffee professionals from all levels.”

To launch the BTC our first series of classes start on the 25th of April offering 5 different types of introductory classes for both beginners and experienced baristas. To start off, there will be an intensive, 2-day introduction to espresso course (Rp5,500,000) where a participant can go from zero to barista and kick off their Barista career. Or coffee lovers can opt for the half day introduction classes (Rp1,870,000) or even hand brewing class(Rp 1,870,000).  Limited spaces at introductory prices are available, so book yours early to reserve a spot! For more details please go to: (http://bit.ly/CSI_Latte_art_throwdown) or contact events@caffeinesolutions.id.

About Caffeine Solutions

CS’s mission is to be the region’s premier full-service wholesale coffee solutions company. Our vision is “Barista Redefined”. We believe that automation will play a growing part to building long-term relationships with our clients. CS provides complete coffee solutions with a focus on automation to improve our customer’s sales, product consistency and productivity.

The CS team is helmed by Keith Loh, an F&B veteran who spent many years in many areas of the hospitality industry, including a speciality coffee brand Oriole Coffee Roasters. He is also the Singapore National Barista champion for 2010 and the Singapore National Cup Taster’s Champion 2013 among many other accolades.

CS Indonesia is led by John Ryan Ting, a well known coffee industry veteran throughout the region. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and passion in coffee. John Ting is the Singapore Barista Champion 2008, 2009, 2015, Singapore Brewers Cup Champion 2016, WCE Certified World Barista Sensory Judge 2013 – 2015, WCE Certified World Latte Art Visual Judge 2013 – 2015.

About Bettr Barista

BB is a Singapore specialty coffee company founded in 2011, and is Singapore’s first certified B-Corporation. It is a leading provider of professional coffee education, specialty coffee products and corporate event services. It also operates micro-enterprise retail coffee bars in Singapore to amplify positive social impact in the community.

BB works to empower lives through a Holistic Training Programme for marginalised women and youth, by nurturing direct and sustainable trade across its supply chain, and by building socially conscious communities wherever they operate. BB is proud to be the 2017 President’s Challenge Social Enterprise of the Year winner and a Best For The World (Community) organisation from 2016-2018.

Official SNBC Grinder Sponsor for 2019

Caffeine Solutions Pte Ltd (CS) is proud to be named the grinder sponsor for Singapore’s most prestigious coffee competitions. Together with Mahlkonig’s next generation espresso grinder, CS will be offering the E65S as the grinder of choice for the Singapore National Barista Championship (SNBC) and the Singapore National Latte Art Championship (SLAC) 2019.  

CS Director Mr Keith Loh commented: “I’ve always believed in building long-term relationships and by sponsoring the event it’s our way of helping budding talent grow and also to move the coffee scene forward.”.  Keith further adds “ With Mahlkonig’s next-generation grinder, the E65S, I believe that they have leapt forward in performance. We are excited to showcase this new technology and let the best baristas get to experience it’s quality performance for themselves.”

For this special month, CS has reserved limited units of the E65S at a special discounted price at $2,688 per unit excluding GST (U.P. $3,350) for interested baristas during this promotional period. Units will be reserved on a priority basis and on a first-come-first-served basis.  For orders please call the main CS line at +65 6909 3686.

For this competition period CS has also put together amazing bundle deals with espresso machine and grinder combinations for all different usage volume needs. For more information please go to caffeine solutions’s website at https://caffeinesolutions.sg.

The E65S is Mahlkonig’s latest next generation espresso grinder design. This sleek, quiet and small footprint espresso grinder has best-in-class features of low grind-retention, accurate and consistent dosing with a proven premium grinding profile featuring a great taste experience.

 

About Caffeine Solutions Pte Ltd

Caffeine Solutions is Singapore’s premier full-service wholesale coffee solutions company. Our vision is “Barista Redefined”. We believe that automation will play a growing part to our customers coffee solutions. Caffeine Solutions provides complete solutions with a focus on automation to improve our customer’s sales, product consistency and productivity.

The SNBC and SLC is organised by the Singapore Coffee Association and is sanctioned by the World Coffee Association. Winners of both competitions will get a chance to represent Singapore in their respective world stage in a global competition.

Caffeine Solutions Acquires Coffex Singapore & Launch Of The BRC at Chillax Asia 2018

Caffeine Solutions has acquired a majority shareholding in Coffex Singapore. This new partnership adds to their already significant footprint in the hotel, restaurant and cafe sectors. To celebrate this occasion Caffeine Solutions will launch a new event called the Barista Redefined Challenge (BRC). The winner of the BRC will win the grand prize of a professional espresso machine.

According to Keith Loh, CEO of Caffeine Solutions, “We are excited to announce this new partnership during Chillax Asia 2018 which positions us as a forerunner in the industry both locally and regionally. To celebrate this special occasion we have created the Barista Redefined Challenge that aims to promote growth in the barista profession by actively pairing the latest in coffee machine automation with craft coffee brewing.”

Expanded range of quality coffee and machine options

Our coffee portfolio has expanded to a full-range of roasted coffee from traditional Italian espressos to single-estate hand-brewed coffees and OEM custom-blending options to suit any wholesale customer’s preferences. Our coffee brands now include; Coffex, Caffe Cagliari, and Guerilla Coffee. We also carry a full range of equipment from fully automated, IOT ready, super high-speed coffee machines to traditional semi-automatic machines. Our machine partners now include globally established brands; La Cimbali, Faema, Unic, Necta, Mahlkonig and Fiorenzato.

Launch of world’s first BRC at Chillax 2018

This first edition is a latte art throwdown competition that will showcase competing barista’s latte art making skills using La Cimbali’s automated milk steaming & frothing technology – Turbosteam™. Turbosteam™ is a patented technology by La Cimbali that allows the barista to make beautiful latte art without the need to manually steam and froth the milk. The winner of this inaugural BRC Cup will win an unheard of, and possibly a global first, La Cimbali professional espresso machine with Turbosteam™ worth over S$15,000. Registration fees will be at S$50 per competitor with bulk rates available for corporate entries. Limited spaces are available so email: hello@caffeinesolutions.sg or contact Sham@818 0623 to book your slots!

About Caffeine Solutions Pte Ltd

Caffeine Solutions is the brainchild of Keith Loh, an F&B veteran who founded many original concepts such as Bedrock Bar & Grill and Oriole Coffee Roasters. He is also the Singapore National Barista champion for 2010 and the Singapore National Cup Taster’s Champion 2013 among many other accolades. Caffeine Solutions is Singapore’s premier full-service wholesale coffee solutions company. Our vision is “Barista Redefined”. We believe that automation will play a growing part to our customers coffee solutions. Caffeine Solutions provides complete solutions with a focus on automation to improve our customer’s sales, product consistency and productivity.

About Coffex Sdn Bhd

Coffex Coffee was first founded in 1950s in Australia. Since then, they have become one of Asia’s largest suppliers for premium coffee and beans. Today, Coffex Coffee is run by a second generation of passionate coffee professionals with the same tradition and heritage of the past years. Even with new technological developments, they have ensured their customers of their consistency and quality. With 10 offices around the world, they are now an internationally recognised company that believe in their historical roots, shaping the coffee industry for Australians for the past 50 years. This gives Coffex the key to understanding their future direction as a product innovator and a business maverick.

BRC REGISTRATION CONTACT:

Buy Event Tickets: https://bit.ly/2HlyaYF

EMAIL: events@caffeinesolutions.sg

PHONE: Sham @ 818 0623

Caffeine Solutions Pte Ltd / Coffex Pte Ltd

Sales, Showroom & Service Centre:

120 Lower Delta Road #04-03, Cendex Centre, Singapore 169208

Phone: (65) 6909 3686

Main Office:

7500A Beach Road, #08-322, The Plaza, Singapore 199591

Phone: (65) 6220 9482  Fax: (65) 6220 9842

Essential Web Links:

Caffeine Solutions: https://caffeinesolutions.sg/

Coffex: https://coffexcoffee.com/

Turbosteam Milk4 Technology: http://www.cimbali.com/innovation/milk/turbosteam-milk4

Our Coffees:

Coffex: https://coffexcoffee.com/pages/our-coffee

Caffè Cagliari & Guerilla Coffee: https://caffeinesolutions.sg/coffee/