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The Barista Training Program at Treasure Coast Food Bank is a comprehensive initiative designed to empower individuals with valuable skills for employment in the coffee service industry. Through a combination of theoretical instruction and hands-on practice, participants learn the art of coffee making, including espresso preparation, milk frothing techniques, and beverage customization. Beyond technical proficiency, the program emphasizes customer service, hygiene standards, and workplace etiquette to ensure graduates are well-rounded and prepared for success in a professional setting.

With a focus on inclusivity and accessibility, this program aims to provide individuals with the tools they need to secure meaningful employment opportunities and enhance their economic stability.

  • March 11th, 2024
  • April 22nd, 2024
  • June 10th, 2024
  • July 15th, 2024
  • July 29th, 2024
  • *Class dates are subject to change


Application deadline for each course are 3 days before the start to class

Admissions Criteria

All applicants must meet the following criteria:

Applicants must submit the following in order to be considered for the Program.

1. Completed and signed application;
2. Copy of diploma, GED certificate, or official transcripts from the highest level of education completed;
3. Copy of a valid Florida driver’s license, state of Florida or government-issued photo ID

We encourage you to apply. Program dates are flexible.

Once your application is received, we will:

1. Review your application;

2. Accept, wait-list, hold, or decline your application and notify you within 14 days of receipt.

Accept: If your application is accepted, you will be notified by phone and in writing regarding your enrollment date, orientation information, and next steps.

Wait List: If your application is wait-listed, your application has been accepted, however the program enrollment is full and you will be notified of the next available opening and/or approximate date of enrollment.

Hold: Incomplete applications will be placed on hold and applicants notified in writing, by phone or email, based on the applicant’s preferred method of contact. Incomplete applications will be held for 30 days, after which the applicant must submit a new application. Decline: An application may be declined for a number of reasons. Declined applicants will be notified in writing.

Download Application

Click here to download the complete application.

Online Application

Click here to complete the application online.