THE TRAINER

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JON TOWNSEND

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Founder &  Certified AST Trainer

Jon has previously held roles at Worldwide Barista Academy, the Head of Training for an independent wholesaler, a Brand Ambassador, a Certified Speciality Trainer and an all-round coffee connoisseur.

Inspired by influential coffee trainers, Jon attained the most prestigious accreditation AST in 2019, leading him to start his own freelancing & consultancy business The Institute of Coffee.   

Driven by a passion and desire to connect others, Jon has taken over a decades worth of experience in the hospitality industry working with established catering, food to go, and restaurant services and packaged that into a professional service for those seeking education.

From judging coffee competitions to running workshops at industry events, to training hundreds of sessions a year, versatility is a huge part of Jon's repertoire. If you've got any specific training needs, fill out the contact sheet below and we'll get back to you straight away.

Great coffee is only a click away.

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Get in touch below and ask for any training needs. We are able to help with a selection of courses as well being able to provide freelance work for your cafe, to help startup or even improve upon your existing model.

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