Christine’s skills are in speaking and writing – about coffee, food and travel.
You may use her services to …..
Write anything about your business
From the simple wording of your menu – to the formal presentation of your operational procedures or staff handbook, Christine will turn your notes and ideas into easy-to-read-and-understand documents. No task is too big or too small. Call to discuss your ideas today.
Formalise your in-house training system
Using over 20 years of experience as a trainer, Christine can work with you to design and write a user-friendly training program, that’s tailored to the needs of your staff. Call now to discuss what’s involved in Christine’s 6-step project procedure, with its affordable one-step-at-a-time structure.
Run a coffee training session for your café staff or trainee baristas
Christine employs a wide a range of educational strategies that enable her trainees to learn the maximum amount in the least amount of time. Workbooks and certificates of attendance are included. Call to discuss a coffee training programme for your café staff or trainee baristas.
Speak at your next social function
As a coffee expert, Christine speaks passionately on any number of topics related to coffee; Food and travel too. Using a slide show and photos, coupled with personal stories and examples, she will inform, challenge and inspire. Call to get a list of topics and discuss your next staff bonding or social event.
Present at your conference or workshop
Christine is an experienced presenter and keynote speaker on various education and training topics that relate to training, particularly those on coffee. Call to discuss her experience and how this might enhance the program at your next education and training event.
Submit stories for your coffee magazine or blog
Christine would be delighted to discuss any stories you’d like her to write for you – particularly on how coffee and food relate to travel. She travels widely, seeking out interesting coffee people and places wherever she goes. Original photos always support her stories. Call now to be inspired by Christine’s coffee adventures.
Driven by a passion for coffee and the quest for perfect espresso, Christine connects with baristas, coffee schools and coffee connoisseurs around the world.
Christine's expansive research about coffee and how to make espresso was the start of a journey she now shares with her husband, Paul. Together their coffee crusade leads them all over Australia – from coffee plantations in the northern tropics to southern cities for discussions with coffee roasters and blenders.
Following in the footsteps of coffee history, they traversed Europe, collecting conversations with espresso experts and stories from coffee houses and museums ; wandered the Middle East, the traditional home of coffee; and explored deepest South America visiting coffee plantations and grand colonial cafes.
Christine is the ultimate coffee expert with over 20 years of experience in teaching and working in the hospitality industry. She established Coffee Education Network in 1999, a coffee training consultancy and helped thousands on their espresso journey – to appreciate the espresso concept more fully and improve their espresso techniques.
She is the author of the Perfect Espresso series of coffee books and barista training resources that cover more than how to make espresso. They include everything you need to know about coffee – from how to prepare your beans and espresso machinery – to coffee recipes finished with latte art designs – and how to serve espresso beverages to customers with stylish efficiency. She is also a wealth of knowledge about the history of coffee and how to organise a coffee business.
As well as teaching classes, she also presents at conferences, social functions and events. If you would like Christine to speak at your college, conference or next event, click here.