First Crack Coffee offers many options for coffee education, including SCA Coffee Skills Program courses, proprietary courses of various length/scope/content/price, custom courses and consulting. Class sizes are limited to maximize time on equipment and student-instructor time. First Crack can also teach in your facility! Email or call 314-394-0975 for availability, payment options, group rates, discounts and/or further details!


Upcoming SCA Coffee Skills Program courses:


August 5th-8th, 8a-6p.

Intro to Coffee, Roasting Foundation and Intermediate, Sensory Foundation and Intermediate.

$1,250 for SCA members, $1,350 for non-members. Includes all certification fees. Location: 5063 Manchester Ave/St. Louis, MO 63110.


August 12th, 8a-10p. Green Foundations and Brewing Foundations.

$500 plus certification fees (50% off). Location: 5063 Manchester Ave/St. Louis, MO 63110.


Other upcoming courses:

August 14, 5p and August 15th, 6pm. Roasting for Espresso. Email for details!

$500 for the general public; $100 for students who have taken paid courses from First Crack previously; free for First Crack facility customers. Location: (8/14) 5063 Manchester Ave/St. Louis, MO 63110, (8/15) Foundation Grounds – 7298 Manchester Rd./Maplewood, MO 63143.