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Travel by Train to the Academy October 26, 2018 14:18



If you are coming from out of town and travelling by train, than you will most likely get off the train at Union Station (downtown). 

In normal business hours it takes approximately 30 minutes to travel from Union Station to the Academy by a combination of subway, bus and walking.

Follow this link, but note that you will need to change the "departure time".


Hotels April 12, 2018 20:20



If you are coming from out of town and looking for a great place with a great rate then look no further... 

The Canadian Barista & Coffee Academy have partnered with Madison Manor Boutique Hotel and Kimpton Saint George

Madison Manor Boutique Hotel

Located at 20 Madison Ave, Toronto, and only a 14 minute walk or 6 minute drive away, the Madison Manor offers students of the Canadian Barista and Coffee Academy special rates, a complimentary continental breakfast and a $12 voucher for Food or Drink at the Madison Avenue Pub by following these instructions

Kimpton Saint George Hotel

Located at 280 Bloor St West, and only a 15 minute walk or 4 minute drive away, the Kimpton Saint George Hotel offers students of the Canadian Barista and Coffee Academy 15% off their Best Flexible rate. Follow this link and after you select your dates and room type the 15% discount will be automatically applied.

Directions to Kimpton Saint George

For more hotel options, copy and paste our address (633 Bloor Street west, Toronto, Ontario) into Google MapsAirbnbbooking.com and Trip Advisor and stay nearby...

We have also partnered with Bed and Breakfast's in the area. Have a look at this blog post for more information


Bed and Breakfasts April 12, 2018 20:18 1 Comment



If you are coming from out of town and looking for a great place with a great rate then look no further...

The Canadian Barista & Coffee Academy have partnered with Clinton and Bloor B&B and Rose Garden B&B !

Clinton and Bloor B&B

located at 390 Clinton St, Toronto, is a 4 minute walk to the Academy. They offer students of the Canadian Barista & Coffee Academy a 25% Discounted rate by following these instructions.

Clinton and Bloor B&B Google Map directions to Canadian Barista and Coffee Academy

Rose Garden B&B 

Located at 1030 Bathurst St, Toronto, is a 12 minute walk to the Academy. The B&B offers students of the Canadian Barista & Coffee Academy a special 10% discounted rate by following these instructions.

For more B&B options, copy and paste our address (633 Bloor Street west, Toronto, Ontario) into Google MapsAirbnbbooking.com and Trip Advisor and stay nearby...

Also, check out our two featured hotel partners in this blog post


Parking April 12, 2018 20:05



There are a number of parking lots very close by and can range in price from $7 day and up.

There is a Green P parking lot #093 about one block away.

And then there is Carpark #85 which is less then 2 blocks away.

You can also use google maps and click on 'search nearby' and enter 'parking' to find more parking spaces available.

Please add your comments below if you find parking nearby that we have not listed - thank you! 


Latte Royale Competition 2018 January 25, 2018 16:57 1 Comment



We are a proud sponsor of the upcoming  Latte Royale Competition  held at Propeller Coffee, Toronto, Ontario on January 31st, 2018 starting at 6:30pm. 

" Propellor Coffee is excited to announce its first annual Barista competition. 32 Competitors leaving it all on the table in a head to head single elimination style tournament. Bringing the local coffee community together for a fun, inclusive night in support of Food 4 Farmers.

Purchase of this ticket entitles you to admission to Propeller Coffee's 1st Annual Latte Royale latte art competition as a spectator. You will also be given one drink ticket at the door. " 

Good luck to all the competitors! 

And, make sure you purchase a 50/50 ticket, as one of the prizes will be a $279 credit for any class at the Canadian Barista and Coffee Academy.


Summer Calendar updated today... March 16, 2017 22:12



Check out our new Summer Calendar now online full of comprehensive classes for learning to become a Barista, how to open a Coffee Business available at the Toronto Campus. Check it out


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" This is like the Hogwarts of barista training. The Academy has been around since 2001, offering intensive sessions like Barista Levels I, II and III ($279 each), Bean to Cup ($279) and Opening a Coffee Business ($749). "